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Brad Sherman

Considering Henry Waxman: Despite Drawbacks, the Congressman and the Scene He Helped Create Had Massive Accomplishments

William Bradley | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Henry Waxman's decision to retire from Congress after 40 years service there marks the end of one of the great congressional careers, and the last of the "Watergate class" in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Rep. Sherman Favors More Civilian Airline Crashes in Iran

Ryan Costello | Posted 01.27.2014 | World
Ryan Costello

Many members of Congress have supported sanctions despite the negative impact that they have had on the Iranian people. But Rep. Sherman seems to relish the pain the sanctions inflict on Iranians.

Sam Stein

Dem Hears Russian Ambassador's 'Very Serious' Message About Syria

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) reached out to the Russian embassy Monday morning to express interest in seeing what intelligence it h...

Howard Berman: A Standard of Leadership on the DREAM Act

Cesar Vargas | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Cesar Vargas

Although it is easy for politicians or candidates to deliver talking points on the DREAM Act, it is more difficult to see real leadership on the issue. Rep. Howard Berman has provided not only comforting rhetoric, but also legislative leadership on the DREAM Act and immigration in general.

Dem Calls Opponent 'Too Angry' After Bizarre Grab

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

The campaign of Rep. Howard Berman (D-Calif.) announced a new ad Wednesday showing footage of a recent incident where his primary rival, Rep. Brad She...

Friday Talking Points: Biden's Big Night

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The lights are being removed, the podiums are gone, and the cleanup crew is sweeping up the tiny, tiny pieces of Paul Ryan that were left all over the stage last night. Heh. Well, maybe not really, but it certainly seems that way, doesn't it?

Congressman Regrets Grabbing Rival In Bizarre Incident

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — A Southern California congressional race marred by personal smears and finger-pointing descended into a Jerry Springer moment when...

Bitter House Race Turns Physical

AP | MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — An increasingly bitter California congressional race between two House Democrats turned physical Thursday when one aggressively se...

Berman's Chicago Fundraiser

Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

Down 13 points in the latest poll, Howard Berman is fighting for his political life against fellow Los Angeles-area Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.). S...

Matt Sledge

Two California Democrats Battle Over Campaign Loans

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- An election battle between two California Democrats is heating up once again with new accusations from the campaign of Rep. Howard Berman ...

Zach Carter

Wall Street 'Cash Committee', In Congress To Lose Hardest Hitting Members

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 06.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some of the toughest questions for JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon during Tuesday's House Financial Services Committee hearing came from ...

Kathleen Miles

A Few Surprises In CA & LA Election Results

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Paul Blumenthal

Super PACs Make Major Shift

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday night Indiana conservative upstart Richard Mourdock defeated 36-year incumbent Sen. Dick Lugar in a primary battle that featu...

Issa Gives Unusual Thumbs Up To Dem In Heated Battle

Los Angeles Times | Jean Merl | Posted 04.05.2012 | Politics

Rep. Howard Berman, who is locked in a pitched reelection battle with fellow liberal Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman, likes to say he can work with Repub...

Zach Carter

WATCH: House Opposition To Trade Deals Intensifies Amid Continued Violence In Colombia

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 10.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On August 4, Senate leaders announced a "breakthrough" in negotiations over three trade deals currently pending before Congress that now...

Zach Carter

Korea Trade Agreement Would Subsidize North Korea Government

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 2004, Hyundai inked one of the best land deals in history. For a mere $12 million, the South Korean conglomerate secured the rights t...

House Rejects Effort To Prohibit Funds For U.S. Involvement In Libya

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House voted Thursday to bar military aid to Libyan rebels battling Moammar Gadhafi but stopped short of prohibiting funds for U...

Time to Act on Iran Regime

Ali Safavi | Posted 06.05.2011 | World
Ali Safavi

The Iranian regime's nuclear aggression, suppression at home and terrorist support abroad are outracing US policy.

American Midterm Candidates Pandered for Pro-Israel Money and Votes

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

Israel and the United States are not one country. Being pro-Israel should not wield so much power that it becomes a principal issue in American elections.

Ich Bin Ein Angeleno

Edward Headington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Edward Headington

There is no lack of enthusiasm with Democrats in Van Nuys, the San Fernando Valley, the whole of Los Angeles and the rest of California.

Reality Check: Who Are the Factual Journalists?

Ali Safavi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ali Safavi

In "Who are the Terrorists," Kenneth Timmerman rehashes absurd tabloid allegations against the main Iranian opposition group, the Mujahedin-e Khalq.

Leading House Democrat Calls for Prosecution of Peace Activists

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

By claiming that the hundreds of dedicated peace and human rights activists are supporters of terrorism, U.S. Congressmen are mobilizing what could become a major backlash.

Brad Sherman's Middle East Town Hall Rife With Fear and Aggression

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

On July 3, 2010, I received an email from a friend informing me that Congressman Brad Sherman, who is seeking reelection to his 8th term in California...

Our Enemy's Enemy Is Our Enemy? The Strange Case of the U.S.-MEK Relationship

Allan Gerson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Allan Gerson

The enemy of our enemy should be our friend, but the U.S. State Department persists in keeping the the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran, the largest Iranian anti-mullah organization, on the List of Foreign Terrorist Organizations.

Sam Stein

TARP Repayments Becoming Troubled Asset For Obama Administration

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

News that banks participating in the Troubled Asset Relief Program would be allowed to repay $68 billion in government funds has sparked a debate amon...