| 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...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Rep. Brad Sherman’s political consultant thought he smelled a rat when he uncovered what he considered evidence of some possible — and illegal — collusion between rival Howard Berman’s campaign and one of the “super PACs&...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown will headline a cast of top state Democrats at a Sacramento fundraiser Monday for embattled incumbent Rep. Howard Berman.
Berman (D-Valley Village) is facing an expensive and increasingly nasty race against fellow Democratic Rep. Brad...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:33 AM
The Democratic slugfest underway in California's 30th Congressional District is the product of two political developments of recent years: the open primary and nonpartisan redistricting.
The former means that the two top finishers in the upcoming...
| May 1, 2012
| 8:10 AM
A so-called Super PAC has bought nearly $500,000 in cable television advertising to support Howard Berman, who is warring with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Shermanfor a San Fernando Valley congressional district seat.
The Committee to Elect an Effective...
| May 1, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Four of the six candidates in what is widely known as the Berman-Sherman congressional race squared off Monday night, thanks to the Associated Students of Cal State Northridge's Big Politics series.
Besides Democratic Reps. Brad Sherman and Howard...
| Jul 31, 2010
After years of painstaking studies, millions of dollars and one failed federal application for nighttime flight restrictions, Bob Hope Airport officials are turning to Congress.
Last month, the three congressmen whose districts are most affected by...