Tag: Henry Waxman

Ted Lieu Wins Waxman Seat

Ted Lieu Wins Waxman Seat

LOS ANGELES – Democrat state Sen. Ted Lieu defeated Republican challenger Elan Carr in the race to succeed Rep. Henry Waxman in California’s 33rd congressional district, according to the Associated Press. Lieu was leading Carr by a 56.3-43.7% margin with

Obama Visits Ted Lieu's Campaign Headquarters

Obama Visits Ted Lieu's Campaign Headquarters

President Obama stopped by the campaign headquarters of state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) on Thursday to offer his endorsement of the candidate in person and to provide some motivation to campaign volunteers working the phones. Lieu is running against Republican

John McCain Endorses Elan Carr for Waxman Seat

John McCain Endorses Elan Carr for Waxman Seat

LOS ANGELES — Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) formally announced his endorsement of 33rd district congressional candidate Elan Carr on Monday. Carr is running against state Sen. Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) to replace the outgoing Rep. Henry Waxman. McCain’s endorsement comes on

Judicial Watch: The IRS Cover-Up Continues

On July 10, as part of a freedom of information lawsuit by Judicial Watch, Judge Emmet G. Sullivan gave the IRS one month to explain in writing and under oath how it lost so many emails to and from Lois

Blue State Blues: How Does Elan Carr Solve Ted Lieu?

Blue State Blues: How Does Elan Carr Solve Ted Lieu?

Republican Elan Carr did the unthinkable this week: he won the primary in California’s 33rd congressional district, winning nearly 22% of the vote and defeating 17 rivals in a district that elected Democrat Henry Waxman for 40 years. Now Carr

Hollywood's Angelina Jolie Headed for Victory in Waxman Race

Hollywood's Angelina Jolie Headed for Victory in Waxman Race

A new video from political technology startup Crowdpac asks voters whether they will support Angelina Jolie in her upcoming California congressional primary this week. Jolie’s new film, Maleficent, was the winner at last weekend’s box office. And there really is a congressional race

Waxman Race: Anti-Cellphone Candidate Robo-calls Cell Phones

Waxman Race: Anti-Cellphone Candidate Robo-calls Cell Phones

BRENTWOOD — Republican Kevin Mottus is one of eighteen candidates, and three Republicans, listed on the ballot for the June 3 primary to replace retiring Democrat Rep. Henry Waxman in California’s 33rd congressional district. Mottus’s focus throughout the campaign has

Candidates for Waxman's Seat, in 100 Characters

Candidates for Waxman's Seat, in 100 Characters

Early in the primary race, Breitbart California issued a challenge to each of the 18 contenders for the 33rd congressional district seat currently held by retiring Democrat Rep. Henry Waxman: summarize your candidacy in 100 tweetable characters or less. The

CA-33 Race Turns Ugly as Time Runs Out

CA-33 Race Turns Ugly as Time Runs Out

With just a few days left until the polls open in California, the race to succeed outgoing Rep. Henry Waxman in the 33rd congressional district has gotten ugly fast.  Front-running campaigns are turning to attack mailers and, in one case,

New Startup Crowdpac Aims to 'Give Politics Back to People'

New Startup Crowdpac Aims to 'Give Politics Back to People'

An innovative new political technology startup called Crowdpac wants to take the confusion out of the political process and provide voters with the resources they need to make informed voting decisions. Their motto: “This election, vote wisely, not blindly.” According

Alanis Morissette Performs at Williamson Campaign Rally

Alanis Morissette Performs at Williamson Campaign Rally

With just two weeks remaining until California’s June 3 primary, 33rd District congressional candidate Marianne Williamson is pulling out all the stops.  Alanis Morissette performed in support of Williamson on Monday night as part of a campaign rally at the

Iran Emerges as Issue in Race for Waxman's Seat

Iran Emerges as Issue in Race for Waxman's Seat

BEVERLY HILLS, CA — With just two weeks left until the June 3 primary elections, Republican candidate Elan Carr and Democrats Wendy Gruel, Ted Lieu and Matt Miller–all vying for outgoing Democratic Representative Henry Waxman’s seat–took turns speaking at a pre-election