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  • Now, about that improbable Keystone XL pipeline report...

    Now, about that improbable Keystone XL pipeline report...
    This post has been corrected, as indicated below. When the State Department released its environmental report on the Keystone XL pipeline Friday, the timing led me to fear the worst. It’s a strategy bordering on tradition in politics that if you...
  • Rob Reiner backs Wendy Greuel to succeed Waxman in Congress

    Rob Reiner backs Wendy Greuel to succeed Waxman in Congress
    Prominent director Rob Reiner, an activist for environmental and early childhood education causes, on Monday endorsed former Los Angeles Controller Wendy Greuel for an open congressional seat. "I know a thing or two about advocates, and Wendy Greuel...
  • No. 2 House Democrat Hoyer predicts party will retake chamber

    No. 2 House Democrat Hoyer predicts party will retake chamber
    WASHINGTON -- A top Democrat predicted his party will retake the House majority in midterm elections this fall, starting with a special election next month in Florida's 13th District. Rep. Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 House Democrat, said he...
  • Bill Bloomfield passes on race for Waxman seat; Republican jumps in

    Bill Bloomfield passes on race for Waxman seat; Republican jumps in
    Bill Bloomfield, the Manhattan Beach businessman and philanthropist who mounted a strong challenge to Rep. Henry A. Waxman two years ago, said Monday he has decided against running for the seat this year. In a statement issued Monday morning,...
  • Helping the VA help L.A.'s homeless vets

     Helping the VA help L.A.'s homeless vets
    For years, the effort to establish housing for chronically homeless veterans on the VA's sprawling West Los Angeles campus has been painfully, shamefully slow, as mistrust and inertia have impeded progress at the same time that two wars have...
  • Democrats scramble in local confabs for state party backing

    Democrats scramble in local confabs for state party backing
    Democrats hoping to replace retiring Rep. Henry Waxman competed Sunday for local party activists' support, and state Sen. Ted Lieu came out on top. At a pre-endorsement conference covering several area races, five candidates made two-minute pitches...
  • Lieu wins strong support from party activists in bid to replace Waxman

    Lieu wins strong support from party activists in bid to replace Waxman
    In an early test of candidate strength in the race for a Westside/South Bay congressional seat, state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) won decisive support from local Democratic activists Sunday. Lieu took 73% of the vote at a pre-endorsement conference,...
  • Candidates for Rep. Waxman's seat rush to collect endorsements, money

    Candidates for Rep. Waxman's seat rush to collect endorsements, money
    More than a week after Rep. Henry A. Waxman touched off a political earthquake with his retirement announcement, aftershocks are rippling across his Westside-South Bay district. State Sen. Ted Lieu of Torrance and former L.A. Controller Wendy Greuel,...
  • Assembly Speaker Perez backs Ted Lieu in race for Congress

    Assembly Speaker Perez backs Ted Lieu in race for Congress
    California Assembly Speaker John A. PĂ©rez (D-Los Angeles) has added his name to a growing list of endorsements of state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance), who is running for Congress. "Ted's smarts, skills, tenacity and record make him the best choice for...
  • Yaroslavsky, Pavley, Bloom say they won't run for Waxman's seat

    Yaroslavsky, Pavley, Bloom say they won't run for Waxman's seat
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky said Friday he will not be a candidate to replace retiring Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills). "I said in 2012 that four decades in elected office was long enough, and I meant it," Yaroslavsky said in...
  • Obama: Henry Waxman will leave an extraordinary legacy

    Obama: Henry Waxman will leave an extraordinary legacy
    WASHINGTON — President Obama on Thursday called Rep. Henry A. Waxman, the 20-term Democrat from Beverly Hills who announced he will retire at the end of the session, “one of the most accomplished legislators of his or any era.” Obama...