| Apr 17, 2012
| 7:41 AM
Two veteran congressmen fighting for their political lives have amassed millions as they battle for a single San Fernando Valley seat, dwarfing the war chests in most other hot House races in Southern California this year.
Rep. Howard Berman has out-...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 12:23 PM
Saying voters are entitled to know whether their elected officials are “paying our fair share,” Rep. Brad Sherman(D-Sherman Oaks) on Tuesday released copies of his 2011 federal income tax returns—and challenged his main rival to do...
| Dec 31, 2011
| 5:39 PM
Local lawmakers plan to tackle a variety of issues in 2012, not the least of which may be campaigning for re-election.
Prominent U.S. Congressional Reps. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) and Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) will be facing off against each...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 7:46 AM
Michael Dukakis, the former Massachusetts governor who was the 1988 Democratic nominee for president, is lending a hand to Rep. Brad Sherman, who is locked in a fierce battle for the same newly drawn San Fernando Valley congressional district seat as...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 6:26 AM
Organized labor is divided when it comes to having to choose between two of its longtime allies, Democratic Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard Berman, who are competing for the same newly drawn San Fernando Valley congressional district seat.
| Jan 22, 2012
An appellate court dismissed an appeal last week by a Burbank employee who was ordered in October 2010 to stay at least 10 yards away from a former aide for Assemblyman Mike Gatto, ruling that the one-year restraining order had expired and the appeal...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 8:42 AM
Some prominent area gay rights groups have endorsed candidates — all of them Democrats - -in several hot races.
The Stonewall Democratic Club also has made some endorsements. It chose Rep. Brad Sherman over Rep. Howard Berman in their costly...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Rep. Howard Berman, locked in a contentious race with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Shermanfor the same San Fernando Valley congressional district seat, isn’t on hand for the president’s State of Union speech tonight. His staff says he&...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:09 PM
State Assemblyman Mike Feuer (D-Los Angeles) introduced a resolution last week urging the U.S. Congress to pass legislation that would reduce helicopter noise over L.A. County neighborhoods.
The Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act,...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 7:45 AM
A Republican candidate excluded from a Jewish Journal forum has filed a complaint with the IRS alleging that the nonprofit publication is improperly engaging in political advocacy.
An attorney for writer Susan Shelley, one of two Republicans in the...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 8:25 AM
Rep Howard L. Bermancalled the decision of the 30th Congressional District caucus not to endorse a candidate at the California Democrats State Convention "just and appropriate" as he and fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman of Sherman Oaks fight for the...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 8:06 AM
Ventura County Supervisor Steve Bennett’s decision a week ago to drop out of the race for an open congressional seat did more than disappoint those who liked his chances. His announcement at the California Democratic Party’s convention also...