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  • Top-two system could force voters to work

    Top-two system could force voters to work
    SACRAMENTO — Voters' brains in state general elections are programmed to choose between a Democrat and a Republican. Therefore, many Californians may be befuddled in November. They may have to work harder at their decision — not just be...
  • With election on horizon, each party is tracking the opposition

    With election on horizon, each party is tracking the opposition
    In the midst of a busy 2012 election cycle, Missouri Senate candidate Todd Akin's offhand remark to a local television station about what constituted "legitimate rape" might have slipped under the radar. But Akin was a prime target for an opposition...
  • 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,...
  • Retirements of Waxman and Miller raise question about Pelosi

    Retirements of Waxman and Miller raise question about Pelosi
    WASHINGTON — The surprise retirements of Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) and his California colleague, Rep. George Miller (D-Martinez) are fueling speculation about the political future of House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, the San...
  • Rep. Henry Waxman to retire from Congress

    Rep. Henry Waxman to retire from Congress
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry A. Waxman, whose legislative record has made him one of the country’s most influential liberal lawmakers for four decades, announced Thursday that he will retire from his Westside seat, the latest in a wave of...
  • Former Assemblyman Jose Solorio tops fundraising for open Senate seat

    Former Assemblyman Jose Solorio tops fundraising for open Senate seat
    SACRAMENTO -- With state Sen. Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) prevented by term limits from running for reelection, three high-profile politicians, two of them Republicans, have so far formed finance committees to raise money for the open 34th Senate District...
  • Competitive California congressional races attract millions

    Highly competitive congressional races in California, attracting interest across the nation, were already drawing many millions of dollars in donations even before the election year began, according to new campaign reports. From the Bay Area to San...
  • More campaigns pit one political party against itself

    More campaigns pit one political party against itself
    The race to succeed Rep. Henry A. Waxman is emblematic of a fresh wave sweeping across California's politics and, increasingly, the national landscape: intraparty fratricide as a means of upward political mobility. Four of California's Democrats in...
  • Backing Obama, Hillary Clinton opposes new Iran sanctions

    Backing Obama, Hillary Clinton opposes new Iran sanctions
    WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton is backing President Obama’s opposition to new economic sanctions against Iran. Obama announced in his State of the Union address last week that he would veto any legislation that called for such...
  • 'New generation' Republican to challenge Rep. Brad Sherman

    'New generation' Republican to challenge Rep. Brad Sherman
    A self-described "new generation Republican" is joining the race to try to unseat Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks), who won a costly battle with a fellow Democrat in 2012. Entrepreneur Pablo Kleinman, 42, is set to kick off his campaign Monday on...
  • California's Democratic politicians: The logjam cracks, soon to break

    California's Democratic politicians: The logjam cracks, soon to break
    The rush of interest by local politicos and would be politicos to succeed veteran Congressman Henry Waxman underscored an odd truth about California politics: in a state that prides itself on chasing the next snazzy new thing, most of its high-ranking...