You contributed cash to your favorite U.S. representative's campaign, hoping he'd use the money to fight the good fight and knockout his foe.
But in many cases a lot of that money is going to "babysitters, five-star hotels in Athens, six-figure salaries for candidates' family members and thousands ... More >>
NorCal's Nancy Pelosi finds nothing shady about her convenient investment in Visa.As we learned on "60 Minutes" last night, many of the politicians we've elected to U.S. Congress have clearly been using their backdoor V.I.P. passes to gather exclusive intel on when to buy and sell stocks, bon ... More >>
In a startling upset, Gerrymandering Congressman Howard Berman wins again*OK, so we fibbed in the headline. The final results aren't in. But -- thanks to sleazy incumbent fixing of elections in California by the Berman brothers -- the new crop of California Senators, Assemblymen and Congressm ... More >>
U.S. Rep. Linda Sanchez, a Cerritos Democrat, seems to have started a firestorm this week when she suggested that white-supremacist forces were partly to blame for Arizona's controversial immigration law.
"There's a concerted effort behind promoting these kinds of laws on a state-by-state ba ... More >>
Fifteen members of congress, including a few from Southern California, recently wrote a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner requesting that he tell banks to lay off the accounts of medical marijuana dispensaries that operate in states where the drug is legal, the group American ... More >>
The respected Pew Research Center several hours ago revealed that Americans from all walks of life are beset with distrust for government at all levels, plummeting from 73 percent who said they trusted government in the Eisenhower era, to only 22 percent who say so today.Howard Berman ‚ÄčThis week's ... More >>