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a 70s era campaign poster featuring Mervyn Dymally. (credit: CBS)

Former Congressman, Lt. Governor Mervyn Dymally Dies At 86

Mervyn M. Dymally, former Lieutenant Governor of California, passed away Sunday in Los Angeles. He was 86.

10/07/2012

(File Photo) Firefighters search for survivors in the wreckage of a Metrolink commuter train that collided head-on with a freight train on the previous afternoon, on September 13, 2008 in the Los Angeles area community of Chatsworth, California. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released results of a preliminary investigation into the crash October 1, 2008 which found that the engineer on the ill-fated Metrolink train had sent 29 text messages while on duty that day, the last one just 22 seconds before the fatal crash. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Victims Of 2008 Metrolink Train Crash Seek Help From Congress

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.

07/28/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. D-IL (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Where’s Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.?

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. owes his constituents a full explanation of why he hasn’t been on the job this summer.

07/12/2012

Supporters and opponents of the Affordable Care Act (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Vote For Denial Of Affordable Health Care Again

Tea Party zealots in Congress are obsessed with stripping people of their right and access to affordable care.

07/11/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: 8.2 Percent Unemployment Rate Won’t Reelect Obama

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.

07/09/2012

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of Congress

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.

06/29/2012

An Obamacare supporter at the Supreme Court (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Obama Gets Another Big Win From The Supreme Court

President Obama won big this week with the Supreme Court decisions on Obamacare and immigration. While Mitt Romney and the Tea Party couldn’t have had a worse week.

06/28/2012

Congressman Adam Schiff (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Pasadena Congressman Slams ‘Furious’ Probe Ahead Of Contempt Vote

Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff said he believes the investigation into “Operation Fast And Furious” has turned into a political witch hunt.

06/28/2012

Catholic Nuns (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: Nuns Tour To Protest Ryan Budget

A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.

06/21/2012

House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House Committee Votes To Hold Obama AG In Contempt

The vote comes one day after Vista Rep. Darrell Issa failed to reach an agreement with Eric Holder during a 20-minute meeting at the Capitol.

06/20/2012

President Barack Obama (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Locals React To President Obama’s Sweeping Change In Immigration Policy

For college graduate Leslie Osegueda the sky is the limit. At least it is now.

06/15/2012

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson (Photo by aaron tam/AFP/Getty Images)

Market Rates For The Middle Class

With a couple of simple fixes from Congress, billions of dollars could be put into the economy by allowing middle class families to refinance their mortgages and by keeping student loans at market rates. Maybe […]

06/08/2012

Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Southern California Congressman Buck McKeon Deflects Charges From Both Sides

With less than a week to go in the California primary, a powerful Southern California congressman finds himself facing his toughest test in more than a decade.

05/31/2012

Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) (credit: Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

Congressman Sherman Finds 4,176 Taxpayers In LA County Owed Money From IRS

Congressman Brad Sherman (D – Sherman Oaks) has uncovered more than 4,000 taxpayers in LA County who are owed checks from the IRS.

04/14/2012

House Rules Committee Chairman Rep. David Dreier (Photo by Joshua Roberts/Getty Images)

Analyst: Redrawn Political Map Drove 30-Year San Dimas Congressman To Retire

A Southland lawmaker who has served in Congress for over three decades announced his retirement on Wednesday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/29/2012

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