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California State Senator Arrested in FBI Corruption Sting

California State Senator Arrested in FBI Corruption Sting

California state Sen. Leland Yee has been arrested on public corruption charges as part of several arrests made... Watch »

Mar 28, 2014
State Senate President Calls on Yee to Resign After Arrest

State Senate President Calls on Yee to Resign After Arrest

Just last week, the Society for Professional Journalists handed Sen. Leland Yee an award for his work... Watch »

Mar 27, 2014
Ted Kennedy Jr. Mulling Run for State Senate in Connecticut

Ted Kennedy Jr. Mulling Run for State Senate in Connecticut

Ted Kennedy Jr., who has been mentioned as a possible political candidate for years, says he's considering a run for... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
California State Senator Arrested in FBI Corruption Sting

California State Senator Arrested in FBI Corruption Sting

California state Sen. Leland Yee has been arrested on public corruption charges as part of several arrests made... Watch »

Mar 28, 2014
Voters to Decide Whether Doctors Will Undergo Drug Testing

Voters to Decide Whether Doctors Will Undergo Drug Testing

Families who lost loved ones to medical negligence delivered thousands of signatures on Monday for a ballot measure... Watch »

Mar 24, 2014
House Dems Will

House Dems Will "Petition" for Immigration Vote

House Democrats will file another 'discharge petition' Wednesday in an effort to force a vote on a bill to overhaul... Read »

Mar 24, 2014
Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton to Cross Paths Again at Texas Conference

Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton to Cross Paths Again at Texas Conference

Their presidential plans may be uncertain but one thing is clear: Jeb Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton keep... Watch »

Mar 24, 2014
Common Core School Initiative Spawns Widespread Political Fights

Common Core School Initiative Spawns Widespread Political Fights

More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools,... Read »

Mar 24, 2014
Lancaster Mayor Responds to

Lancaster Mayor Responds to "Gang Candidate" Mailer

A Southern California mayor is standing by a mailer that labels a city council hopeful a "gang candidate"... Read »

Mar 21, 2014
Mayor Orders Halt to

Mayor Orders Halt to "Flawed" LAFD Recruitment

Mayor Eric Garcetti ordered a halt Thursday to what he described as the Los Angeles Fire Department's "fatally... Watch »

Mar 21, 2014
CA Faces

CA Faces "Serious Threat" From Transnational Crime

California Attorney General Kamala Harris on Thursday released a report on transnational organized crime and... Watch »

Mar 20, 2014
Ruling Prompts Spike in Gun Permit Applications

Ruling Prompts Spike in Gun Permit Applications

Orange County gun owners are disappointed in how long it's taking to obtain concealed weapons permits, despite... Read »

Mar 19, 2014
Texas Wooing California Businesses

Texas Wooing California Businesses

Citing lower tax rates and cheaper costs, Texas officials, including Gov. Rick Perry are trying to... Read »

Mar 21, 2014
Scott Brown Readies N.H. Senate Run

Scott Brown Readies N.H. Senate Run

Former Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts officially announced Friday he has formed an exploratory committee for... Read »

Mar 14, 2014
Senate Clinches Jobless Aid

Senate Clinches Jobless Aid "Bipartisan Breakthrough"

Senate negotiators have reached a "bipartisan breakthrough" deal on a bill to extend... Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Former NJ Gov. Corzine's Son Dead at 31: Spokesman

Former NJ Gov. Corzine's Son Dead at 31: Spokesman

A spokesman says former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine's son has died. Corzine Spokesman Steven Goldberg said Thursday... Read »

Mar 14, 2014
D.C. Mayor on Campaign Allegations:

D.C. Mayor on Campaign Allegations: "I Didn't Break the Law"

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray pressed ahead Tuesday with his re-election bid but acknowledged he took... Watch »

Mar 11, 2014
Republican Jolly Wins Key Fla. House Race

Republican Jolly Wins Key Fla. House Race

Republican David Jolly defeated Democrat Alex Sink on Tuesday in a Tampa-area House district where President Barack... Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Senate Vs. CIA: What's Behind Their Feud

Senate Vs. CIA: What's Behind Their Feud

What had been under-the-radar accusations erupted into a political firestorm Tuesday, when a top lawmaker took... Read »

Mar 13, 2014
Task Force to Fight Battery Plant Pollution

Task Force to Fight Battery Plant Pollution

A task force has been set up to study closing a battery recycling plant in Vernon that recently tested for elevated... Watch »

Mar 11, 2014
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