State Sen. Apologizes If People Felt Uncomfortable By His Actions, Denies Sexual Misconduct Allegations A California state senator accused of sexual misconduct apologized Wednesday to anyone who felt uncomfortable because of his behavior but flatly denied two of the more serious allegations, one involving a 19-year-old female intern, a day before his fellow senators could decide his punishment.
Investigation Of Sen. Tony Mendoza Finds 6 Misconduct CasesA California senator likely engaged in unwanted flirtatious or sexually suggestive behavior with six women he worked with, including four subordinates, according to an independent investigation released Tuesday.
California Lawmaker: Misconduct Claims Are Political SmearA California lawmaker on leave amid a sexual misconduct investigation says the allegations against her are a political smear designed to discredit her record.
Activists Using 'Black Panther' To Increase Voter RegistrationActivists are using the record-breaking film’s momentum to encourage African Americans to vote.
Former Employee Of Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia Says She Retaliated After He Refused To Play Spin The BottleCalifornia State Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia, a vocal leader of the #metoo movement, faces new allegations of misconduct.
Joe Biden, In Public And Private, Tiptoes Toward A 2020 RunFormer Vice President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential presidential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime foreign policy aides.
Assemblyman Calling For Fixes In California Capitol AnnexA piece of cardboard covering a hole in the wall, and paper exit signs, may be the most visible, but perhaps, the least concerning flaws.
Man Didn't Know He Sold Bank Accounts To Russians Meddling With ElectionsRichard "Ricky" Pinedo pleaded guilty to using stolen identities to set up bank accounts that were then used by the Russians.
EPA Head Expenses Nearly $200,000 In Travel Over 6 MonthsPruitt earlier this week said a "toxic environment politically" required first-class travel and protection from a 24-hour security detail.
California Lawmaker Wants Lifetime Gun Ban For People With Mental IllnessAssemblyman Evan Low has sponsored a bill that says a person with a documented mental illness will be banned from owning a firearm for life.
Suspended California Senator Sues Legislature Over InvestigationThe lawsuit by Sen. Tony Mendoza marked yet another twist in the California Legislature's increasingly dramatic sexual harassment scandal.
Efforts To Protect Election Systems Lag Ahead Of First 2018 PrimariesYou might expect federal officials to be wrapping up efforts to safeguard the vote against expected Russian interference. You'd be wrong.

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