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  • Letter: Claims of fraud in delegate election

    As one of the California Democratic Party delegates unseated last month by the party’s Compliance Review Commission, I read Dan Evans “ballot redo” article with great interest (“Memo reveals ballot issues” May 2, A1.) As a 43rd Assembly District resident living in Silver Lake, I don’t live in the same state Senate District that Anthony Portantino and Assemblyman Mike Gatto seek to win, so as the saying goes, “I don’t have a dog in that fight.”
  • Adam Schiff ponders Senate run

    Adam Schiff ponders Senate run
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said Thursday that he is seriously considering running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Barbara Boxer, who announced she will retire after her term ends in 2016. “Since Sen. Boxer announced her retirement,...

    In Theory: Should nonprofits endorse candidates?

    According to a story on, in the recent election some pastors across the nation endorsed candidates from the pulpit, ignoring IRS rules barring nonprofits from participating in political campaigns. Although that means they’re using tax...

    Schiff appointed to House intelligence committee

    Schiff appointed to House intelligence committee
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) was chosen on Thursday to serve as the top Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. He was appointed by House Democrat Leader Nancy Pelosi, who in a statement cited Schiff’s “impeccable...

    Contenders face off in House race

    Contenders face off in House race
    Opponents for the local congressional election next week offered their views on issues facing the area and the nation, from bipartisanship to gun control. Both political parties are beholden to special interests and well-funded industry lobbyists, said...