This New Year ushers in a new Congress and a large Freshman class. Here’s hoping that new faces create needed change on the Hill.
Congress refused to vote for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The first Republican President famously said “a house divided against itself cannot stand.” The same holds true for the Republican Party today.
The deal in Washington to avoid the “fiscal cliff” will bring a reprieve to California’s slowly rebounding economy, but uncertainty remains in part because Congress delayed action on federal spending cuts.
Los Angeles could face at least a $22 million shortfall if a deal isn’t reached in Congress by Tuesday to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” according to the city’s top budget analyst.
The California jobless rate inched down slightly in October even as the state issued a dire warning that federal help for the long-term unemployed may soon run out.
Petraeus must either volunteer to speak as a civilian or Congress must subpoena the former CIA Director to speak to complete the Benghazi puzzle.
Longtime Republican Rep. Mary Bono Mack lost her seat Friday to Democrat Raul Ruiz, a Harvard-educated physician who mobilized the district’s growing swath of Hispanic voters.
Candidates for California’s newly created 41st Congressional District are hitting the phones hard to get out the vote a week before Election Day.
President Barack Obama epitomizes the need for a one-term limit for presidents of the United States.
Mervyn M. Dymally, former Lieutenant Governor of California, passed away Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 86.
Victims of a deadly train crash in Chatsworth four years ago have expressed disappointment in Congress’ failure to increase a railroad liability cap that they believe inadequately compensates them for their pain and suffering.
Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. owes his constituents a full explanation of why he hasn’t been on the job this summer.
Tea Party zealots in Congress are obsessed with stripping people of their right and access to affordable care.
Of all the signs leading to a defeat for President Barack Obama in the presidential election of 2012, the most glaring sign is the 8.2% unemployment rate.
Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.