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Laura Richardson

The One-Two Punch That Defeated CA's Political Vets

Los Angeles Daily News | Dakota Smith | Posted 01.12.2013 | Los Angeles

As Californians entered the voting booths, many likely believed they were in charge, pulling the levers of power with their ballots. But Tuesday's el...

Jennifer Bendery

Dem Congresswoman Gets Big Punishment

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...

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.

Dem Rep Accuses Ethics Committee Of Singling Her Out For Race

AP | LARRY MARGASAK | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rep. Laura Richardson charged Friday the House Ethics Committee has singled her out for scrutiny because she's African-American. R...

Republican Congressman Flips Out On House Floor

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Outgoing Rep. Steve Buyer (R-Ind.) had a fit on the House floor Monday, when he was prohibited from weighing in on a bill by a Democratic colleague ac...

Politicians' Money Woes Strike A Chord With Voters

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Georgia voter Bobbie Huff has heard about the failed business venture and the big loan that has Nathan Deal, this state's gubernatorial front-runner, ...