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  • Republican state senators block campaign disclosure bill

    Republican state senators block campaign disclosure bill
    SACRAMENTO – Republican state Senators on Monday blocked a bill that would require more disclosure of those who contribute money through nonprofit groups to affect California elections, the first legislative setback for Democrats since they lost...
  • Major parties take shots in California 'swing' congressional districts

    Major parties take shots in California 'swing' congressional districts
    It will be months before the campaign arms of the major parties will decide which races to spend heavily on in their efforts to pick up House seats this fall. But both the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and its GOP counterpart, the National...
  • 4 Democrats in state, all freshman House members, facing tough elections

    4 Democrats in state, all freshman House members, facing tough elections
    At a recent reception in their honor, four of California's Democratic freshman House members posed for photos and beamed at well-wishers. But signs of the battles they face were hard to miss. Asked by a fellow politician how his reelection campaign...
  • In Sacramento, it's the no-more-supermajority blues

     In Sacramento, it's the no-more-supermajority blues
    A California bill to require the disclosure of so-called dark money — campaign expenditures funneled through nonprofit organizations to hide donors' identities — became the first casualty of the Democrats' losing their supermajority in the...
  • At convention in L.A., Democrats are warned against complacency

    At convention in L.A., Democrats are warned against complacency
    California Democrats gathered Saturday to celebrate their dominance in state politics, buoyant about their prospects in this year's elections. But the party's annual convention showed potential minefields for a group that appears to be at the peak of...
  • San Fernando Valley will be key in race to succeed Zev Yaroslavsky

    San Fernando Valley will be key in race to succeed Zev Yaroslavsky
    Kim Gutierrez needs help keeping a growing population of homeless men from chasing down customers at her Studio City doughnut shop. A few miles north, Alma Dellafuente is frustrated having to wait weeks — sometimes months — for specialized...
  • Fracking foes make a racket as Brown addresses California Democrats

    Anti-fracking advocates repeatedly interrupted Gov. Jerry Brown’s speech at the California Democratic Convention in Los Angeles on Saturday, chanting and waving signs as he gave his first major speech since declaring his intention to run for...
  • The stunning CPAC gender gap: Where are the women, Al Cardenas?

    The stunning CPAC gender gap: Where are the women, Al Cardenas?
    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md.--I took the Al Cardenas Challenge … and won! Cardenas, an attorney and former head of the Florida GOP. is the chairman of the American Conservative Union, which sponsors CPAC. On Friday, he was asked why women were so badly...
  • Republicans question Iowa's key role in presidential balloting

    Republicans question Iowa's key role in presidential balloting
    DES MOINES — For more than 40 years, Iowa voters have played a vital role in picking the nation's president, culling the field of hopefuls and helping launch a fortunate handful all the way to the White House. For about 35 of those years, Iowa has...
  • Rand Paul foreign policy views find support among CPAC conservatives

    Rand Paul foreign policy views find support among CPAC conservatives
    OXON HILL, Md. —¬†For many of the 2016 presidential contenders who tested their messages at the Conservative Political Action Conference this week, Russian President Vladimir Putin’s incursion into Ukraine offered the perfect opening to pound...
  • Reps. Issa, Cummings make peace after Issa abruptly ends hearing

    Reps. Issa, Cummings make peace after Issa abruptly ends hearing
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Darrell Issa, the Republican chairman of the House oversight committee, has apologized to Rep. Elijah E. Cummings for adjourning a hearing while the panel's top Democrat was speaking. Apology accepted, Cummings said after...