| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
WASHINGTON — In an era of unprecedented efforts by the Federal Reserve to bolster the economy, add another first — a highly public campaign to influence the selection of the central bank's next chief.
Supporters of Fed Vice Chair Janet L....
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Monday sent a letter to CBS Corp. Chief Executive Les Moonves and Time Warner Cable chief Glenn Britt, urging them to end the dispute that has resulted in CBS-owned channels being...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:11 PM
SACRAMENTO—California may be on the brink of another great oil boom. It consequently could be heading into an environmental disaster.
A state senator from Agoura Hills is trying to allow the first while heading off the second.
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:38 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Mayor Bob Filner has put the entire city of San Diego in one of his trademark headlocks.
Seven of nine City Council members, countless members of the local Democratic establishment, the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee and...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Former Republican Rep. Doug Ose said he will announce Tuesday afternoon that he is entering the race for a Northern California congressional seat currently held by Democrat Ami Bera of Elk Grove.
In 2012, Bera defeated longtime Rep. Dan Lungren (R-...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:56 PM
A Republican congressman who represents the northern Mojave Desert has asked the federal government to launch a full-fledged environmental review of Cadiz Inc.’s proposed groundwater pumping project.
The request by U.S. Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 9:47 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A ninth woman has accused Mayor Bob Filner of sexual misconduct: A Marilyn Monroe lookalike hired to sing at a Filner fundraiser.
"He grabbed me a little too tight, then proceeded to slide his hand down my arm and then did a little grab...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 1:59 PM
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| Aug 30, 2013
| 6:31 PM
The ghost of "Curveball" is haunting the Obama administration and undermining its efforts to marshal strong foreign and domestic support for military strikes on Syria.
Curveball was the code name given Iraqi defector Rafid Ahmed Alwan, who claimed in...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 1:32 PM
It’s a popular meme on the left, well summed up in this quotation from the website Down With Tyranny: “Chief Justice John Roberts does everything he can to see that the FISA court remains a trusty tool of the national security state.”...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 1:01 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Republican Elizabeth Emken, who fell short in her bid to unseat Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein last year, still wants to serve in Congress.
On Wednesday she announced plans to run against U.S. Rep Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove), who she...