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Politics Dec 16Democratic leaders push for end to labor dispute ahead of debate
DNC Chairman Tom Perez is seeking a resolution to the dispute between the food services company Sodexo and about 150 of its employees who work on the Loyola Marymount University campus that is scheduled to host the debate on Thursday.
Politics Dec 03Kamala Harris ends 2020 Democratic presidential campaign
Her decision to exit the race comes after months of trying to recreate the momentum from her January campaign launch, which drew 20,000 people in her home state of California.
Politics Nov 26Kamala Harris proposes doubling mental health treatment beds
Harris’ plan lists South Carolina, Iowa and Nevada, all early voting states, as priority states for increasing mental health treatment beds.
Politics Oct 312020 contender Pete Buttigieg seeks support in city halls
Buttigieg's campaign believes support from mayors bring credibility to his chief promise — to usher in the next generation of Democratic politics and a more pragmatic, no-excuses style of governing.
Politics Oct 23Harris and other senators seek Ukraine info via public records
Presidential candidate Kamala Harris and fellow senators filed a request with the Department of Justice seeking documents related to Ukraine, China and investigations into companies associated with Hunter Biden.
Politics Oct 022020 Democrats talk gun control even as focus shifts to impeachment
Nine White House hopefuls will be in Las Vegas for a forum on gun policy, almost two years to the day after a gunman killed 58 people in the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history.
Nation Sep 18California adds wage and benefit protections for gig workers
The closely watched proposal could have national implications as lawmakers, businesses and unions confront the changing nature of work and the rise of the so-called gig economy.
Health Sep 16WATCH: California Gov. Newsom announces crackdown on vaping and cannabis oils
Newsom will announce an executive action Monday related to flavored e-cigarettes and cannabis oils.
Nation Aug 29Uber, Lyft threaten $60 million California ballot measure
The companies' team-up comes as California lawmakers debate a bill that would make it harder to classify workers as independent contractors instead of employees.
Nation Aug 2619 states sue over Trump’s rule change on migrant detention
Nineteen states sued on Monday over the Trump administration's effort to alter a federal agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention.