2014 Election |

Henry Waxman retires after 40 years in Congress

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| One wag called him "tougher than a boiled owl." Henry Waxman's legacy is a mountain of ground-breaking legislation. He remains beloved in his West L.A. district.

Election 2014 recap: A billionaire's bucks bought a personal appeal in Ventura


When billionaires clashed in a too-close-to-predict Congressional race, TV ads may not have been as effective as a person-to-person voter registration campaign

Turnout in midterm election increases... a bit


Los Angeles officials are set to certify results from the Nov. 4 midterm election, which show 1,518,835 ballots were cast - one in three registered voters.

2 SoCal Democrats lose Assembly seats after close races


The independent backing of a billionaire may have helped Republican David Hadley oust Democrat Al Muratsuchi from his Torrance Assembly seat.

Californian's congressmen seek leadership jobs


It's election week on Capitol Hill as lawmakers vie for leadership roles in Congress. Several Californians are set to move up the ranks.

Brownley declares victory in Ventura Congressional District


Republicans initially appeared victorious in four California Congressional races. But as more ballots were counted Democrats pulled ahead in two of them.

Calif. Democrats come to grips with new GOP majority


The Republican majority takes over in January; California Democrats — including Senators Feinstein and Boxer — challenge the GOP to govern.


Brownley widens her lead in Ventura Congressional race


Freshman Democrat Julia Brownley is ahead by just 1,023 votes in the 26th Congressional District, with more than 40,000 ballots still uncounted.