Gay Republican moderate attracts big GOP cash in Los Angeles
Kam KuwataUpdated below with comments from former Mayor Jim Hahn at 1:56 p.m. Kam Kuwata, a veteran political consultant who worked for Sen. Dianne Feinstein and former L.A. Mayor Jim Hahn, has died. He was 57.Kuwata was found dead in his condominium on Main Street in Venice at about 9 a.m. this ... More >>
Here's how Los Angeles County voters weighed in on November 2010 Election Day as of about 1:15 a.m. Wednesday morning, with 67% of precincts counted: Proposition 19 Legalize Marijuana: YES 582,228 45.39% NO 700,389 54.61% Proposition 20 End Gerrymandering: YES 693,803 57.25% NO 518,10 ... More >>
Colin Young-WolffPresident Barack Obama at USCOn a night when the Republican party took over the House of Representatives and made things tight in the U.S. Senate, Democratic President Barack Obama should study what California Democrats did right in their statewide races, fending off possibl ... More >>
U.S. Senator Barbara BoxerUpdate, 10:13 p.m.: The New York Times is projecting that the Democratic Party will retain control of the U.S. Senate, but lose the House of Representatives. Update, 11:37 p.m.: Republican Carly Fiorina refuses to concede during a speech, saying, "This is going to ... More >>
Watch out for ice.All the internal hysteria that's periodically gripped the Barbara Boxer camp as California's longtime U.S. Senate ice maiden came closer than ever to losing her seat? It can probably be set aside. Anything can happen November 2, 2010. But today's Field Poll shows Boxer add ... More >>
Associated PressCarly Fiorina on a better day[Updated after the jump: Fiorina will be released today -- and is expected back on the trail by tomorrow.] [Updated after the jump with the probability that this is just an infection. Expert commentary from Laura Kruper, M.D., an assistant profess ... More >>
Ted SoquiMeg Whitman could lose this thing via the Latino vote.It looks like Meg Whitman's undocumented maid might lose the former eBay chief California's governorship. The latest poll from USC College and the Los Angeles Times had Attorney General Jerry Brown beating Whitman 52 to 39 percent ... More >>
Bruce Margolin has defended 25,000 pot cases and Timothy Leary. Now he's primed for ganja tourists and sensimilla spas
Barbara Boxer is California's own Teflon dona, but it looks like she better hunker down on this one. The latest Public Policy Institute of California poll has California's longtime incumbent Senator up a tight five points against businesswoman and Republican challenger Carly Fiorina as we h ... More >>
Ted SoquiWill 'undecideds' break for Whitman?The number of "undecideds" in California only two weeks before the big November election is huge. We're acting like kids with a bucket full of Halloween candy. Except this is serious business. According to the latest poll by the Public Policy Inst ... More >>
Running as a flat-out conservative, is Carly crazy, or crazy like a fox?
Green Party U.S. Senate Candidate Duane Roberts lashed out at public radio station Shut up, important people are speakingKPCC 89.3 FM this morning for barring Roberts from debating Carly Fiorina and Barbara Boxer -- yet another incident in which Los Angeles and California media systematicall ... More >>
Republican senatorial candidate Carly FiorinaIn one of the most adversarial senate races that Californians have seen, U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, the incumbent Democrat, and businesswoman Carly Fiorina, the Republican challenger, clashed at a debate sponsored by KPCC 89.3 FM and La Opinion, ... More >>
About two weeks ago we told you how it seemed like Republican Meg Whitman had finally broken through against Democratic Attorney General Jerry Brown in the governor's race, opening an 8 point lead in a Rasmussen poll. But the race has already tightened.
Sen. Barbara Boxer might not like pot - she's against the initiative that would legalize marijuana in California - but one of her top aides allegedly does. Marcus Stanley, a senior economic adviser, was arrested on suspicion of pot possession after U.S. Capitol Police alleged he tried to "re ... More >>
The California governor's race has been fairly stable this summer. Jerry Brown has a long history and celebrity in this state, has spent barely a dime of his campaign money but has a campaign operation that hasn't always been stellar (the other day Obama made a fundraising pitch for him and i ... More >>
Barbara Boxer.A new poll this week finds that the mighty Barbara Boxer is in a real race for U.S. Senate: She's in a statistical dead heat with businesswoman and Republican challenger Carly Fiorina, according to Rasmussen Reports. The poll has Democratic Sen. Boxer leading 44 percent to Fior ... More >>
Soooo 90s..... A pollster with a sense of humor: Public Policy Polling reports that Sen. Barbara Boxer, the Democratic incumbent, is beating former tech CEO Carly Fiorina 49-40 in a poll released today, though not in the category that really matters.
Meg Whitman beat Steve Poizner by almost 40 pointsRuth Singlyn, 52, is a homemaker from Westlake Village. She never got involved in a political campaign until this year, when she decided she had to phone bank for Meg Whitman."She's a businesswoman and a mother," Singlyn said at the Whitman victor ... More >>
Wow, California voters really, really hate Proposition 15 and the idea of publicly financing political campaigns, despite the $105 million spent by Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner, and the up to $300 million Jerry Brown and Whitman will now spend thrashing each other.littlestar.infoWhose cash gets eat ... More >>
Janice Hahn, a product of the L.A. City Council, hopes to be a heartbeat away from governor of California
Sen. Barbara Boxer.With Barbara Boxer suddenly against the ropes in the polls, is Democratic opponent and mega-blogger Mickey Kaus pulling a Ralph Nader in his recently launched campaign against her? In other words, will he spoil her parade and open the door for a Republican to take over her ... More >>