Tag: Henry Waxman

Blue State Blues (Breitbart)

Blue State Blues: L.A. Media Silent as Ted Lieu Rejects Iran Deal

As of this writing–late night on Thursday, September 10–not a single local newspaper has noted Ted Lieu’s opposition to the Iran deal. Only three outlets have reported the news: one is a pro-Israel website, one is a conservative blog, and the third is Breitbart California.

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

CA-33: Money Pours into Carr-Lieu Race as Election Day Looms

CA-33: Money Pours into Carr-Lieu Race as Election Day Looms

LOS ANGELES — With under 24 hours to go until election day polls open on Tuesday, an influx of outside money has poured into the battle for California’s 33rd congressional district race between Republican criminal gang prosecutor Elan Carr and

CA-33: New GOP Super PAC Launches Ad in Support of Elan Carr

CA-33: New GOP Super PAC Launches Ad in Support of Elan Carr

LOS ANGELES — Bold Agenda PAC launched a new broadcast television advertisement for 33rd congressional district candidate Elan Carr late last week, with just over two weeks remaining until the November 4 midterm election. Carr, a Republican, is battling state Sen.

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

Ben Allen's Supporters Enlist Republicans to Defeat Sandra Fluke

Ben Allen's Supporters Enlist Republicans to Defeat Sandra Fluke

LOS ANGELES — Supporters of Democrat Ben Allen are enlisting the help of unlikely allies in their effort to help him defeat Sandra Fluke for California’s open 26th district State Senate seat: Republican voters. Mailers from Allen’s campaign began arriving

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

CA-33: New Age Author Williamson Endorses Lieu over Car In Runoff

CA-33: New Age Author Williamson Endorses Lieu over Car In Runoff

New Age spiritual adviser and author Marianne Williamson turned a lot of heads when she moved to an upscale luxury apartment on the Westside of Los Angeles and announced to her hundreds of thousands of loyal Twitter and Facebook followers

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

Republican Elan Carr Outraises Democrat in Waxman District

Republican Elan Carr Outraises Democrat in Waxman District

LOS ANGELES — Elan Carr, the Republican nominee vying for the 33rd District congressional seat being vacated by Democratic icon Henry Waxman, raised $434,873 in the second fundraising quarter of 2014, according to FEC reports filed Tuesday. Carr finished the

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

Republican Elan Carr Wins in 'Safely Democratic' Waxman District Primary

Republican Elan Carr Wins in 'Safely Democratic' Waxman District Primary

California’s 33rd District is rated “safely Democrat” by Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call and has been represented by Democrat Rep. Henry Waxman for 40 years. Republican Elan Carr just won the 33rd District primary. Carr and Democratic state Sen. Ted Lieu

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

The Waxman Race: Handicapping Hollywood's Congressional Primary

The Waxman Race: Handicapping Hollywood's Congressional Primary

Voters in California’s 33rd congressional district head will decide Tuesday which of an enormous field of 18 contenders will succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) after 40 years in the House. Poll data is scarce, but all signs point to

The Waxman Race: Handicapping Hollywood's Congressional Primary

The Waxman Race: Handicapping Hollywood's Congressional Primary

Voters in California’s 33rd congressional district head will decide Tuesday which of an enormous field of 18 contenders will succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) after 40 years in the House. Poll data is scarce, but all signs point to

By the Numbers: Why Waxman's Successor May Not Be a Democrat

By the Numbers: Why Waxman's Successor May Not Be a Democrat

It seems almost impossible to think that retiring Rep. Henry Waxman, a one-man liberal institution who has represented the west side of Los Angeles for forty years, could fail to be succeeded by a fellow Democrat. Yet that is precisely

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

Republican Elan Carr Confident of Winning in Waxman's District

Republican Elan Carr Confident of Winning in Waxman's District

Republican Elan Carr is just one of 18 candidates running to replace Rep. Henry Waxman in California’s 33rd District. He is also a Republican running in one of the most decidedly Democratic districts in the entire country. Still, in a

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

Roske Drops Out, Endorses Independent Williamson in Waxman Race

Roske Drops Out, Endorses Independent Williamson in Waxman Race

Brent Roske, a television producer and director who was running as an independent, has dropped out of the race for the congressional seat held by retiring Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) and endorsed fellow independent Marianne Williamson. The Williamson campaign released

Greuel's First Campaign Ad Targets Tea Party in Waxman District

Greuel's First Campaign Ad Targets Tea Party in Waxman District

Democrat Wendy Greuel, running to succeed 20-term Democrat Rep. Henry Waxman (D), has released her first campaign ad of the 2014 primary as early voting starts ahead of the June 3 primary. The ad, according to the Greuel campaign, “highlights

Alanis Morissette Cuts Song for Williamson in Race for Waxman's Seat

Alanis Morissette Cuts Song for Williamson in Race for Waxman's Seat

As early voting starts in the race to replace retiring Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.), singer Alanis Morissette has cut a campaign song for independent candidate Marianne Williamson. The tune Today brims with the word “revolution” as well as the brand