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Low Turnout Expected for High-Profile CA Primary Elections

Low Turnout Expected for High-Profile CA Primary Elections

A day before California‚Äôs statewide primary elections, several high-profile races hang in the balance amid low... Read »

Jun 2, 2014
Proposed Law Could Limit Gun Purchases

Proposed Law Could Limit Gun Purchases

In response to the deadly massacre in Isla Vista, Sen. Barbara Boxer is expected to propose new gun control... Watch »

Jun 3, 2014
NewsConference: June 3 Primary Election Candidate Interviews

NewsConference: June 3 Primary Election Candidate Interviews

Click here for interviews with candidates running in the June 3 California primary election. Read »

Jun 2, 2014
17 Candidates Crowd Ballot to Replace Rep. Waxman

17 Candidates Crowd Ballot to Replace Rep. Waxman

It is the kind of election befitting one of the nation's wealthiest Congressional districts -- 17 candidates,... Watch »

Jun 2, 2014
Website Seeks to Help Voter Turnout in California

Website Seeks to Help Voter Turnout in California

Low voter turnout seems to always be a political thorn in California's side. But come Tuesday, those numbers... Watch »

Jun 2, 2014
Obama Accepts Shinseki's Resignation Amid VA Scandal

Obama Accepts Shinseki's Resignation Amid VA Scandal

President Obama said Friday that "with considerable regret" he has accepted Veterans Affairs Secretary... Watch »

May 30, 2014
Mayor, Allies Push

Mayor, Allies Push "Most Robust Option" for LA River

Mayor Eric Garcetti has pushed for the plan over a more modest Army Corps of Engineers alternative. Watch »

May 30, 2014
Gun Shop Owner: Tighten Mental Health Rules

Gun Shop Owner: Tighten Mental Health Rules

While many gun advocates insist more regulations are not the solution to preventing more tragedies like the Isla... Read »

May 29, 2014
Isla Vista Rampage Shows Gaps in Mental Health Law

Isla Vista Rampage Shows Gaps in Mental Health Law

Elliot Rodger's murderous rampage near Santa Barbara has tragically exposed the limitations of... Watch »

May 29, 2014
Oldest Member of House Ousted in Texas GOP Primary

Oldest Member of House Ousted in Texas GOP Primary

The 91-year-old Texas Republican who is the oldest-ever member of the U.S. House has been ousted in a primary... Watch »

May 27, 2014
George W. Bush Has Knee Surgery in Chicago

George W. Bush Has Knee Surgery in Chicago

President George W. Bush traveled to Chicago over the Memorial Day weekend to have a knee replacement surgery at the... Watch »

May 27, 2014
Focus Turns to Gun Control in Governor's Race

Focus Turns to Gun Control in Governor's Race

After the tragedy in Isla Vista, the issue of gun control is back in the spotlight as candidates run for California... Read »

May 26, 2014
Calif. Could Have Its Lowest Voter Turnout in Primary

Calif. Could Have Its Lowest Voter Turnout in Primary

California has a serious case of voter apathy--at least that is what experts are saying. Read »

May 26, 2014
Va. Politician Falls, Breaks Rib While Campaigning

Va. Politician Falls, Breaks Rib While Campaigning

A Virginia politician who serves in the state's House of Delegates fell and broke a rib while campaigning for a seat... Read »

May 26, 2014
Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania Gay Marriage Ban

Judge Strikes Down Pennsylvania Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge struck down Pennsylvania's ban on same-sex marriage Tuesday afternoon. Judge John Jones III ruled in... Watch »

May 20, 2014
Chelsea Clinton's Mother-in-Law Loses Bid to Phillly Native

Chelsea Clinton's Mother-in-Law Loses Bid to Phillly Native

A young state representative, Brendan Boyle from Philadelphia has beaten three rivals including Chelsea Clinton's... Watch »

May 20, 2014
Texas Woman, 92, Has No Birth Certificate, Can't Vote

Texas Woman, 92, Has No Birth Certificate, Can't Vote

A 92-year-old Central Texas woman born in a Tennessee sharecropper's cabin says she has been denied a voter... Read »

May 20, 2014
Last Chance: Register to Vote in the June 3 Primary

Last Chance: Register to Vote in the June 3 Primary

Sign up by May 19, Californians. Read »

May 20, 2014
Kashkari, Donnelly Fight to Unseat Brown

Kashkari, Donnelly Fight to Unseat Brown

With less than three weeks until California's June 3 gubernatorial election, two GOP candidates are locked in a... Read »

May 30, 2014
Calif. Drought, Unseasonable Weather Worsen Fire Season

Calif. Drought, Unseasonable Weather Worsen Fire Season

San Diego crews battled intense brush fires for a fourth day Friday, as officials warned that the state's severe... Read »

May 16, 2014
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