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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 9, 2001
There will always be important public policy questions about the 2000 presidential election. What Jack Welch, chairman of General Electric, which owns NBC, was doing on that evening is not among them. That hasn't stopped Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles), who is on a fishing expedition in trying to find whether Welch, who was in the NBC studio that evening, attempted to get the election coverage steered toward George W. Bush.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 27, 1992 | ALAN C. MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Reps. Howard L. Berman (D-Panorama City) and Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles) said Monday that they have received letters clearing them of possible criminal violations regarding the scandal-plagued House bank. The so-called "exoneration letters"--which Berman received Monday and Waxman Oct. 14--arrived after federal prosecutor Malcolm R. Wilkey pored over the lawmakers' bank records as well as those of many of their colleagues.
NEWS
June 16, 2001 | From a Times Staff Writer
Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles) called Friday on a prominent House Republican to investigate a controversy involving White House political strategist Karl Rove. In a letter to Rep. Dan Burton (R-Ind.), chairman of the House Committee on Government Reform, Waxman asked for a hearing on Rove's White House meeting in March with the chief executive of Intel Corp. At the time, Rove held at least $100,000 worth of Intel stock.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 11, 2005 | Wendy Thermos, Times Staff Writer
Agoura Hills officials held a ceremony Monday thanking Rep. Henry A. Waxman for landing federal money for a project that will ease congestion at a Ventura Freeway interchange. The $4 million that Waxman (D-Los Angeles) was able to get inserted in a transportation bill signed last summer by President Bush will enable motorists to enter the freeway from both directions of Kanan Road without making traffic-clogging left turns and will widen freeway exit ramps that back up at peak hours.
NEWS
March 30, 1992 | SAM FULWOOD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Edmund G. (Jerry) Brown Jr. agreed Sunday that his call to an influential congressman to inquire about a campaign contributor's legal troubles smacked of the type of power politics that he is campaigning to end in his maverick bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. But he insisted he had done nothing inappropriate. In an appearance on ABC's "This Week With David Brinkley," the former California governor was asked if his call to Rep. Henry A.
NEWS
September 29, 1989 | MICHAEL ROSS, Times Staff Writer
A House panel overrode opposition from auto makers Thursday and voted to require that cars built in the future be fitted with special canisters to trap smog-causing vapors released during refueling. The vote was hailed by environmentalists as a significant victory in the legislative battle, currently being fought in the House Energy and Commerce health and environment subcommittee, to strengthen President Bush's proposed clean air bill.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 6, 1994 | JOHN SCHWADA
U.S. Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles), 55, has been a member of Congress since 1974. He is married and has two children. Republican challenger Paul Stepanek, 33, owns a video production company. He and his wife live in Westwood. Waxman is the quieter half of the well-known political machine named for him and U.S. Rep. Howard L. Berman (D-Panorama City).
NATIONAL
September 29, 2007 | Peter Spiegel, Times Staff Writer
washington -- A top Democratic lawmaker has accused the State Department's chief auditor of threatening to fire senior officials in his office if they cooperated with a congressional investigation into alleged corruption by private contractors in Iraq. The allegations are the latest in an increasingly contentious standoff between Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills), head of a key congressional oversight committee, and the State Department auditor, Inspector General Howard J. Krongard.
NEWS
April 24, 1998 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Angered by their Republican chairman's characterization of President Clinton as "a scumbag," Democrats on a House panel defeated a GOP move Thursday to obtain immunity for four witnesses in the ongoing investigation of campaign fund-raising abuses. Rep. Henry A. Waxman of Los Angeles, ranking Democrat on the House Government Reform and Oversight Committee, said that the scumbag remark, made by Chairman Dan Burton (R-Ind.) last week, was "vile and repugnant."
NEWS
September 27, 1989 | MICHAEL ROSS, Times Staff Writer
A House subcommittee Tuesday defeated a proposal to strengthen President Bush's clean air proposal by imposing much stricter emission standards on all motor vehicles manufactured after 1993. To the disappointment of environmentalists, the Energy and Commerce subcommittee on health and the environment rejected a proposal by its chairman, Rep. Henry A.
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