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Henry Waxman

Democrats Blame Budget Battles For Fumbled Ebola Response

Politicizing Ebola is not just for Republicans anymore.

October 17, 2014

Multiple Candidates Locked In Tight Race For California Representative Waxman’s Congressional Seat

By Jean Merl, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Two of Southern California’s hottest congressional races were shaping up to be extremely close in early election night returns. Gang prosecutor Elan Carr narrowly led the pack in the crowded field for an open, strongly Democratic Westside/South Bay seat. He was followed, in close order, by […]

June 4, 2014

Company Agrees To Record Environmental Settlement

By Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday announced that Anadarko Petroleum Corp. had agreed to pay $5.15 billion to clean up hazardous substances dumped nationwide — including radioactive uranium waste across the Navajo Nation — in the largest settlement ever for environmental contamination. The operations of Kerr-McGee Corp. — which was […]

April 4, 2014

Twenty-One File To Seek Rep. Henry Waxman’s Congressional Seat

By Jean Merl, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES—As political frays go, the race to succeed longtime Rep. Henry Waxman is going to be a crowded, eclectic doozy. No fewer than 21 people — most of them lacking any public profile — have applied to appear on the June 3 primary ballot in that contest. The district […]

March 14, 2014

Rep. Henry Waxman To Retire From Congress

WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-CA) whose legislative record has made him one of the country’s most influential liberal lawmakers for four decades, announced Thursday that he will retire from his seat, the latest in a wave of departures that is remaking the state’s long-stable congressional delegation. During a congressional career that began when […]

January 30, 2014