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Several House Freshmen Survive California Primary

Several vulnerable U.S. House freshmen survived tight contests in California’s congressional races, as Democrats sought to gain ground in the party’s longshot bid to reclaim majority control in Washington.

06/04/2014

Mary Hayashi

Candidate On Probation For Shoplifting Eyes Senate

A 2011 surveillance video shows a woman with a bag walking into a Neiman Marcus store and trying on clothes. She buys some items and returns others before being stopped outside the high-end department store by security workers.

05/24/2014

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Condoleezza Rice Endorses Kashkari For Governor

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is endorsing investment banker Neel Kashkari’s bid for California governor amid growing concern within the party about his GOP rival.

05/14/2014

Issa said Tim Donnely's comments linking Republican Indian-American Neel Kashkari to Islamic law was "hateful and ignorant garbage." (Getty Images)

Issa Condemns Donnelly’s Comments On Islamic Law

Gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly tried to link his Republican rival, Indian-American Neel Kashkari, to Islamic law.

05/08/2014

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California Bill Reignites Affirmative Action Fight

Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the state’s powerful Democratic Party and creating opportunity for conservatives.

04/23/2014

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Democrats Derail GOP Attempt To Expel Senator

Democrats in the Senate derailed an attempt Thursday by Republicans to expel a legislator convicted of perjury and voter fraud, prompting pointed comments by lawmakers from both parties.

02/27/2014

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California Governor: Drought Requires Compromise

Gov. Jerry Brown visited California’s drought-stricken agricultural heartland on Wednesday and called on Republicans and Democrats in Congress to strike a compromise that will benefit the region and nation.

02/12/2014

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) [Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]

Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

An artist's rendition of a California high-speed rail station. (Source: cahighspeedrail.ca.gov)

GOP Lawmakers Seek Audit Of Land Used For High-Speed Rail

Two Republican lawmakers from the Central Valley want the state auditor to review the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s moves to buy up land for the $68 billion project.

08/06/2013

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Senate Democrats Drop Assault Weapons Ban From Gun Bill

All but ending chances for an assault weapons ban, Democratic leaders said Tuesday the firearms legislation the Senate will debate next month won’t include the provision against assault-type weapons.

03/19/2013

Schwarzenegger Meets With Legislative Leaders

California Republicans Elect Former State Lawmaker Brulte As Party Chairman

California Republicans on Sunday turned to a familiar face to lead the party back from the brink of irrelevance in a state that once was a GOP stronghold but is now home to a powerful Democratic political machine.

03/03/2013

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GOP Activist Says Pregnancies Rare In Rape Cases

The leader of a conservative faction within the California Republican Party says pregnancies by rape are rare because a woman’s body is traumatized by the violence, recalling remarks that derailed a U.S. Senate candidate’s campaign last year.

03/02/2013

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