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  • Speak up, Hilda Solis

     Speak up, Hilda Solis
    Members of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are typically reelected every four years with token opposition at most, and in former days they explained away this phenomenon by arguing that voters were so satisfied with their performance that...
  • Republicans could slide further with women, Latinos

    Republicans could slide further with women, Latinos
    As Republicans seek to improve their standing among Latinos and women, fresh controversies in California could further damage the party with both groups. On Monday, a GOP gubernatorial candidate's inflammatory rhetoric likening illegal immigration to...
  • Senate Republicans block Democrats' paycheck fairness bill

    Senate Republicans block Democrats' paycheck fairness bill
    WASHINGTON — With sought-after women voters at stake, Senate Republicans blocked election-year legislation Wednesday aimed at ensuring that female workers receive equal pay for doing the same work as men. A high-profile campaign for the Paycheck...
  • Algeria president's fourth term likely despite health, opposition

    Algeria president's fourth term likely despite  health, opposition
    Algeria’s longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika appears a shoo-in to win reelection during the national vote scheduled for April 17, despite concerns about his health and criticism of the government’s strict control. Bouteflika, who has...
  • Zeituni Onyango dies at 61; aunt of Obama gained asylum in U.S.

    Zeituni Onyango dies at 61; aunt of Obama gained asylum in U.S.
    Zeituni Onyango, an aunt of President Obama whose bid for asylum in the United States received national attention during her nephew's first campaign for the presidency and contributed to the debate over illegal immigration, died Tuesday in Boston. She was...
  • Upset in mayor's race could help reshape Long Beach politics

    Upset in mayor's race could help reshape Long Beach politics
    Setting the stage for a shake-up in city politics, a councilman and a real estate investor held off heavily favored Assemblywoman Bonnie Lowenthal in Long Beach's mayoral election and will meet in a June runoff. Unofficial tallies in Tuesday's vote...
  • Obama to honor Lyndon Johnson and the Civil Rights Act

    Obama to honor Lyndon Johnson and the Civil Rights Act
    AUSTIN, Texas — President Obama has tried to model Abraham Lincoln's team of rivals and Teddy Roosevelt's power of the bully pulpit. He's lauded Ronald Reagan's communication skills and linked himself to the Kennedy clan. He's praised his onetime...
  • Munger helps launch Republican Assembly candidates

    Munger helps launch Republican Assembly candidates
    SACRAMENTO -- Charles Munger Jr., one of California Republicans' biggest donors, is chipping in some of his wealth to ensure his party has candidates on the ballot in more Assembly districts. Several Republican candidates received Munger contributions...
  • Judge sides with Chris Christie aides over bridge documents

    Judge sides with Chris Christie aides over bridge documents
    Two former aides to┬áNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie don’t have to turn over their emails and other documents, a New Jersey judge ruled Wednesday, dealing a serious setback to a state legislative committee’s effort to answer the questions...
  • California Senate to three suspended members: You're dead to me

    California Senate to three suspended members: You're dead to me
    A week after taking the unprecedented step of suspending three colleagues, the California state Senate erased the lawmakers’ names, press releases and archives from its websites. The Senate left in place bare-bones information for the districts of...
  • University officials support loans for undocumented students

    University officials support loans for undocumented students
    SACRAMENTO -- Administrators from California’s two public university systems called Wednesday for the state to provide student loans to some immigrants in the country illegally to cover expenses not met with state scholarships. UC President...