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Politics Apr 11California governor approves limited National Guard deployment to Mexico border
California Gov. Jerry Brown agreed Wednesday to deploy 400 National Guard troops at President Donald Trump's request, but not all will head to the U.S.-Mexico border as Trump wants and none will enforce federal immigration enforcement.
Nation Mar 31Autopsy disputing police account of shooting prompts anger
“His back was turned — he didn’t get a chance,” said Latarria McCain, who joined several hundred Friday in a protest that lasted more than four hours.
Politics Feb 25California Democratic Party isn’t backing Dianne Feinstein
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein failed to win the official endorsement of the California Democratic Party as she seeks her fifth term in Washington.
Politics Jan 02California lawmakers to confront growing sexual misconduct scandal
Dozens of women have said they do not report misbehavior by California lawmakers or legislative staff because they are afraid of losing their jobs or facing other professional repercussions.
Politics Nov 11Harassment case puts U.S. Senate candidate under spotlight
News that a sitting California senator is being investigated for sexual harassment against a young female employee has put a fresh spotlight on a legislative leader this week.
Politics Sep 16California lawmakers approve presidential primary in March
California lawmakers voted early Saturday to set the state's presidential primary in March, a move that would force candidates to mount expensive campaigns earlier in the state that awards the most delegates.
Politics Jul 23California governor turns to housing, rail after climate win
Gov. Jerry Brown's aggressive plea for lawmakers to renew California's signature climate change law proved fruitful this week.
Politics Jun 29Trump commission on voting fraud asks states for voter data
A letter sent Wednesday asks secretaries of state to provide about a dozen points of voter data and respond to questions about fraud and election integrity.
Politics Feb 09Republican state lawmakers push for restrictions on voting
Lawmakers in at least 20 mostly Republican-led states are pushing to make it harder to register or to vote.
Politics Dec 10Recounts bring Stein publicity that eluded her on the trail
Jill Stein is now gaining arguably more attention than she ever did on the campaign trail by pushing for recounts of the presidential contest in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.