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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 20, 1995 | MARC LACEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Republican campaign consultant Edward J. Rollins offered a strongly worded apology Friday to San Fernando Valley congressmen Henry A. Waxman and Howard L. Berman, saying his use of an anti-Jewish slur to refer to the two Democratic lawmakers was a "feeble attempt at humor" that was "totally and unequivocally wrong."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 2, 1991 | ALAN C. MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As yet another cloud of controversy gathers over Congress, six out of seven San Fernando Valley-area congressmen said Tuesday they did not write any of the more than 8,000 checks that fellow lawmakers bounced at the House bank last year. The seventh, Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles), declined to discuss the issue. A spokesman said Waxman considered it a purely private matter.
NATIONAL
June 13, 2007 | Richard Simon, Times Staff Writer
A voicemail that criticizes California's attempt to impose new limits on vehicle emissions touched off a congressional investigation Tuesday into whether a federal official improperly worked to thwart the state's efforts. The message, left by an aide to the secretary of Transportation on a congressional staffer's phone message system, found its way to Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles), an investigatory pit bull who has championed clean-air legislation.
NEWS
May 13, 1994 | MARLENE CIMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a significant defeat for the tobacco industry, legislation that would prohibit smoking in public places nationwide cleared what was expected to be its most difficult congressional hurdle Thursday, passing a key House panel by a comfortable margin. The health and environment subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, whose members have stalled or defeated previous tobacco-related measures, approved the bill, 14 to 11.
NEWS
October 27, 1989 | RUDY ABRAMSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Unveiling his controversial plan to overhaul the nation's pesticide control laws, President Bush on Thursday vowed to keep the United States' food supply the safest in the world. But key elements of the plan were immediately attacked by environmentalists. The initiative, which requires congressional approval, would cut by as much as half the time required to get a dangerous pesticide off the market, would tighten pesticide registration procedures and would expand the definition of hazards.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 1, 1992 | SAM ENRIQUEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Five Los Angeles lawmakers returned campaign contributions totaling $6,000 to Assemblyman Tom Bane (D-Tarzana) because the money was unsolicited and they questioned whether Bane was allowed to spend his nearly $500,000 war chest after deciding not to seek reelection.
NEWS
September 14, 1999 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Seeking to refute charges of a cover-up at Waco, a ranking Democrat released documents Monday showing that Congress had information as far back as 1995 on the FBI's use of military munitions on the final day of the Branch Davidian siege. Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles), launching an aggressive counterattack in defense of the Clinton administration's handling of the Waco controversy, said GOP lawmakers are distorting the facts of the tragedy to bludgeon Atty. Gen. Janet Reno.
NEWS
April 1, 1994 | WILLIAM J. EATON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A key congressman charged Thursday that the nation's largest tobacco company suppressed its own study in 1983 suggesting that nicotine was addictive. The research by a Philip Morris Inc. scientist was concluded five years before the nation's attorney general declared nicotine addictive, said Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles), who released copies of the 1983 study.
BUSINESS
May 14, 2002 | RICHARD SIMON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An e-mail from a high-ranking staff member of the Bush administration's energy task force said officials were "desperately trying to avoid California" in a report dealing with the energy crisis last year, Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles) said Monday.
NATIONAL
October 13, 2006 | Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Times Staff Writer
Two weeks after the Bush administration announced that Medicare prescription premiums would stay about the same next year, a new analysis by congressional Democrats indicates that for a majority of middle-class seniors, rates will jump 13% -- well above the overall inflation rate. In a sternly worded letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt, Rep. Henry A. Waxman, D-Los Angeles, accused the administration of "deceptive advertising." Medicare Administrator Mark B.
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