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House Democrat Group Asks Administration to Forgive Debt of All Corinthian Students

David Halperin | Posted 09.29.2015 | College
David Halperin

A group of Democratic members are sending a letter this morning calling on the Department of Education to "automatically discharge the debt" of all students who attended campuses run by now-bankrupt Corinthian Colleges, one of the worst actors in the scandalized for-profit college sector.

50 Years After the Watts Riots, the Original Black Lives Matter Protest

Rep. Janice Hahn | Posted 08.12.2015 | Politics
Rep. Janice Hahn

The Watts Riots took place fifty years ago, but I remember them vividly. I was thirteen years old, and on the morning of August 12, 1965, I woke up at Pepperdine University where I stayed the night for church camp.

California Lawmaker Calls On James Dobson To Apologize For 'Disrespectful' Remarks

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics

Rep. Janice Hahn (D-Calif.) is calling on James Dobson, founder of the conservative Christian advocacy group Focus on the Family, to apologize for rem...

National Day of Prayer 2014 Postmortem -- U.S. Military Endorses Calling its Commander-in-Chief the 'Abortion President'

Chris Rodda | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Last Thursday, despite being in violation of a plethora of its own regulations, the Department of Defense allowed a whole bunch of uniformed military personnel to participate in Shirley Dobson's National Day of Prayer Task Force event on Capitol Hill.

Shadee Ashtari

California Lawmaker Walks Out Of Event After Speaker Calls Obama The 'Abortion President' | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics

Rep. Janice Hahn (D-Calif.) walked out of the National Day of Prayer event at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday, saying she was "outraged" after James Dobs...

We Should Change The Meaning of PTSD

Joel John Roberts | Posted 06.26.2014 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Expressing their concerns were several women veterans who sat on their chairs with determined faces, strong voices, but with tentative dispositions that revealed difficult experiences that they probably have not shared with anyone.

Obama: Religious Freedom Key To National Security, U.S. Diplomacy

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama tells a non-denominational gathering of political leaders that freedom of religion across the world is impo...

Congress 'Evenly Divided' On Next Moves In Syria

Reuters | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

(Corrects to CBS from NBC in paragraph 23) * Lawmakers have broad array of concerns * Heated debate expected when Congre...

Jennifer Bendery

Dem Congresswoman Gets Big Punishment | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an embarrassment for Democrats, the House on Thursday reprimanded Rep. Laura Richardson (D-Calif.) -- and slapped her with a $10,000 ...

Committee Recommends Punishment For Congresswoman

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 10.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rep. Laura Richardson, D-Calif., improperly compelled her congressional staff to do campaign work and should be reprimanded and fin...

My Member of Congress Just Resigned -- Now What?

Marci Harris | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics
Marci Harris

Given the extensive special election process, districts left behind when a Member of Congress calls it quits are inevitably without representation for several months.

Kathleen Miles

A Few Surprises In CA & LA Election Results | Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.06.2012 | Los Angeles

The biggest news in California's presidential primary election Tuesday? That an initiative to impose a $1-per-pack tax on cigarettes appears to have l...

Where Are the Women in 2012? Running for Office!

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Rather than standing down, women are stepping forward in greater numbers than ever -- as activists, as donors, and as candidates. In fact, 2012 is actually poised to be a historic year for women candidates.

WHY 2012: Women's Historic Year

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

These are no longer isolated battles we are fighting. This is a war -- a war it's time we win by electing more pro-choice, Democratic women to Congress who will stand up for women's health and the policies women and families need.

Iran Threat Reduction Act Actually Enhances Threat of War

Stephen Zunes | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
Stephen Zunes

Never in the history of this country has Congress ever restricted the right of the White House or State Department to meet with representatives of a foreign state, even in wartime. If this measure passes, it will establish a dangerous precedent.

Janice Hahn Wins California US House Race

AP | By MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- Democrat Janice Hahn has defeated Republican Craig Huey in a bitter contest for a Southern California House seat, preserving her party'...

Could Today's Election Be CA's 'Scott Brown Moment?'

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 09.11.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Democrat Janice Hahn took an early lead over Republican Craig Huey in early returns in a hotly contested race to decide who will f...

Janice Hahn's Mother Dies On Eve Of Election

2011-04-04-tcmhuffpo.jpg | Alice M. Walton | Posted 09.10.2011 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of The City Maven. By Alice M. Walton The woman at the head of the Hahn political family, the widow of the late county Sup...

GOP Looks For Upset In Race For Harman's Former House Seat

AP | By MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 09.09.2011 | Los Angeles

TORRANCE, Calif. -- Coastal California is Democratic turf, where the party often rolls up landslide victories for its candidates. In 2008, President B...

The High Stakes in CA-36

Joe Trippi | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics
Joe Trippi

In four days, Californians in the 36th District have the chance to stand up to John Boehner, Eric Cantor and Paul Ryan. By sending Janice Hahn to Congress we can force the Republicans to face reality.

Craig Huey's Scam-dalous Past

Joe Trippi | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics
Joe Trippi

It's no coincidence that the most insulting ad I've ever seen in politics was made in support of Craig Huey.

An Extreme Blueprint for Our Country

Rep. Janice Hahn | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics
Rep. Janice Hahn

Craig Huey, the tea-party millionaire I'm running against in the special Congressional election, has called Paul Ryan's reckless budget proposal a "re...

Ed Reyes On Arizona Boycott: 'What The Heck Are We Doing?'

2011-04-04-tcmhuffpo.jpg | Alice M. Walton | Posted 08.24.2011 | Los Angeles

Story courtesy of The City Maven By Alice M. Walton The long-awaited ordinance that would restrict the city of Los Angeles from contracting with...

The Economy May Be Growing Once Again, But It Certainly Isn't Growing Fast Enough

Rep. Janice Hahn | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics
Rep. Janice Hahn

Americans are facing their greatest economic challenge in generations, and they need to hear from their prospective representatives what we're going to do about it.

Watch: Janice Hahn Attack Video Called Racist, Sexist

Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics