While local media and L.A. political leaders are bemoaning the city's embarrassingly low voter turnout on Election Day, something quite positive, even historic, happened last Tuesday night: Gay candidates across Los Angeles kicked butt.
Many gay politicos can't think of an election in Los Angeles h ... More >>
Mayoral candidate Kevin James has taken some heat over the financial support he's received from Harold Simmons, the right-wing Texas billionaire who has spent $600,000 backing his campaign, and who thinks President Obama is "the most dangerous American alive."In response, James has argued that the m ... More >>
A new TV ad supporting Kevin James' campaign for mayor will start running tomorrow, making him the third candidate with a spot on the airwaves.The ad is the second one in a week to raise the specter of bankruptcy. This one contends that the three City Hall veterans in the race -- Wendy Greuel, Eric ... More >>
Everybody who's following the L.A. mayor's race has been eagerly awaiting the gonzo TV spots in support of ex-radio host Kevin James.Well, wait no more.Fred Davis, the guy behind the Demon Sheep ad, has produced a 4-minute web video that portrays the top three contenders as foxes guarding the h ... More >>
Harold Simmons, the conservative Texas billionaire, has kicked in another $500,000 to back Republican candidate Kevin James, making him by far the biggest spender thus far in the L.A. mayor's race.Simmons is known as a lavish supporter of conservative causes. During the presidential election, he gav ... More >>
If former radio host Kevin James was counting on his super PAC to carry him to victory in the L.A. mayor's race, he may have to think again.The Better Way L.A. committee, which had announced plans to raise $4 million, disclosed today that it had brought in just $200,000 as of Dec. 31.Half of that ca ... More >>
Los Angeles mayoral candidate Kevin James, a gay Republican, recently got a boost to his campaign when Republican political consultant Fred Davis created a "super PAC" to help James win. Davis plans to raise $3.5 million through a pro-James independent committee called Better Way L.A.
Davis and oth ... More >>