Henry Waxman

Wendy Gruel

Villaraigosa endorses Greuel for Waxman seat

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa endorsed the congressional campaign of former City Controller Wendy Greuel today, calling her “the right choice, right now” to succeed retiring Rep. Henry Waxman. Villaraigosa said Greuel […]

02/05/2014

Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif. smiles between a flurry of phone calls in his Capitol Hill office in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, after he announced that he would retire after 40 years in the House of Representatives. (AP Photo)

20-term Democratic Rep. Waxman to retire

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Henry Waxman, one of Congress’ fiercest negotiators and a policy expert on everything from clean air to health care, will retire at the end of the year after four decades in […]

01/30/2014

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Congressman Henry Waxman announces retirement

Congressman Henry Waxman, who has served L-A’s West Side for 20 terms, has announced he will retire from office. Penny and Phil spoke with NBC News Correspondent Bob Costantini from Washington DC to discuss this breaking news […]

01/30/2014

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, prior to testifying before the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the difficulties plaguing the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.  (AP Photo/ J. Scott Applewhite)

Concerns raised about security of health website

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defending President Barack Obama’s much-maligned health care overhaul in Congress, his top health official was confronted Wednesday with a government memo raising new security concerns about the trouble-prone website that consumers are […]

10/30/2013

Paper work to sign-up for new plans through a health insurance exchange. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Democrats want ‘Obamacare’ deadlines moved back

WASHINGTON (AP) — After uniting against Republican efforts earlier this month to delay President Barack Obama’s health care law, a growing number Democrats in Congress now want to extend the enrollment deadline, and one senator […]

10/24/2013