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California Malpractice Cap Generates Big Spending

Bob Pack wanted to go after the HMO doctors for recklessly prescribing painkillers to a drug-abusing nanny who ran over his 10-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter as they were heading for ice cream one early fall evening in 2003.

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‘Human’ Loses Primary In New Hampshire

A candidate who legally changed his name to human — with a lowercase “H” — lost his bid to run for office in New Hampshire on Tuesday.

09/10/2014

Election

Primary Election Changes Mean Top 2 Will Move On To November, Regardless Of Party

The change in California’s election law allowed anyone to vote on any candidate during the primary election. The top two candidates will move on to the November general election.

06/02/2014

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Calif. Collects $300,000 From Political Campaign Found Guilty Of Ethics Violations

California’s political watchdog agency says it has collected $300,000 from one of two campaign committees accused of improperly reporting contributions in a case that prompted the largest ethics fine in state history.

01/24/2014

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Gov. Brown Evasive On Possible Re-Election Plans

Gov. Jerry Brown is remaining coy about whether he will seek an unprecedented fourth term next year, despite a Hollywood fundraiser this week that could pad his campaign war chest significantly.

11/19/2013

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Public’s Right To Government Records Going To June California Ballot

If voters approve, local governments would have to follow the California Public Records Act and the state’s open-meetings law but would not be reimbursed by the state for doing so.

09/10/2013

Hillary Clinton Gives Speech On Energy Diplomacy

Hillary Clinton Still Popular In California

A new Field Poll finds strong support for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton among California voters as she considers whether to seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2016.

07/25/2013

Barack Obama Sworn In As U.S. President For A Second Term

Poll: Obama Rises, Tea Party Dives In California

A new Field Poll finds that 62 percent of California voters approve of President Barack Obama’s job performance, a level not seen since his first year in office.

02/20/2013

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More Than 400 Uncounted Sacramento County Ballots Found

More than 400 ballots from the November election were recently found and were not counted, according to the Sacramento County registrar’s office.

02/14/2013

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President Obama Has Been Re-Elected, CBS News Projects

CBS News has projected that Pres. Barack Obama has been re-elected after being projected to win Nevada, Ohio and Iowa.

11/06/2012

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Millions Upon Millions Spent On California Campaigns

Hundreds and hundreds of millions of dollars – more money has been pumped into the election this year than ever before.

11/06/2012

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Polls Now Open In California; Turnout Likely To Hit 70 Percent

The Field Poll is predicting more than half of California voters will cast ballots by mail for Tuesday’s election.

11/06/2012

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