Chuck Hagel added three major Jewish Democrats to his list of endorsers, clearing his way to likely confirmation as secretary of defense.
Barbra Streisand, in a National Jewish Democratic Council video, urged the reelection of President Obama, saying Mitt Romney "does not share our values."
Three past and current leaders of Jewish women's advocacy groups endorsed President Obama, citing their concerns about women's rights.
Ed Koch says he's now on the "Obama reelection express."
When the Westside chapter of the National Women's Political Caucus (NWPC- LA) gathered at the home of philanthropist Daphna Ziman in Beverly Hills on April 12 to announce the organization's formal endorsement of Sen. Hillary Clinton for president, it took just a few steps into the foyer to note Ziman's strong ties both to the Democratic Party and to Judaism.
A leading contender in next week's L.A. school board race is at odds with USC and UCLA over his academic standing, the latest in a series of uncomfortable disclosures for Christopher Arellano.
Six prominent members of the Jewish community have sent a letter of protest to Mayor Jim Hahn, claiming Hahn's re-election campaign used their names in endorsement advertisements without their permission.
With the candidates for Los Angeles mayor increasingly invoking the name of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on the campaign trail, a buzz is breaking out over whether Schwarzenegger will endorse any of the challengers to Mayor James Hahn.
Is there a "Jewish stake" in the district attorney race between two-term incumbent Gil Garcetti and head Deputy District Attorney Steve Cooley? Maybe it comes to this: How far out of step is this community going to be?