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  • She's no Hillary Clinton: Michelle Obama plays it safe in China

    She's no Hillary Clinton: Michelle Obama plays it safe in China
    Michelle Obama, who has been an effective if tamped-down first lady, took her daughters and mother to China this week. The seven-day trip, which ends Wednesday, is not much different from other most traditional first lady trips, where highly choreographed...
  • 'Dark' campaign money needs a little light

    'Dark' campaign money needs a little light
    There's bipartisan agreement in California's Capitol that hiding the identities of political fat cats is bad for democracy. In deciding how to vote, a citizen needs to know who's bankrolling a candidate or a ballot measure. That's what most of these...
  • County supervisor candidates face off over campaign money in debate

    County supervisor candidates face off over campaign money in debate
    Contrasting approaches to paying for their campaigns emerged as an issue Thursday as four candidates to replace Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky faced off in their first major debate. The debate offered an opportunity for key contenders...
  • Debate in supervisor's race heats up on campaign funds

    Debate in supervisor's race heats up on campaign funds
    In the first major debate of the campaign, four of the candidates vying to replace Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors faced off Thursday in a debate that focused mostly on fundraising. It was an opportunity for key contenders...
  • Robert Strauss dies at 95; former Democratic Party chairman

    Robert Strauss dies at 95; former Democratic Party chairman
    Robert S. Strauss, a one-time chairman of the Democratic National Committee and a Washington insider who combined earthy Texas charm with raw political power, died Wednesday. He was 95. A spokesman for Strauss' Washington law firm, Akin Gump Strauss...
  • Rachel Mellon dies at 103; heiress, horticulturalist, philanthropist

    Rachel Mellon dies at 103; heiress, horticulturalist, philanthropist
    Rachel "Bunny" Mellon, a philanthropist, art patron and self-taught horticulturalist whose generous support of presidential candidate John Edwards drew her into the political scandal that ended his career, died Monday at her estate in Upperville, Va....
  • State GOP has $13.6-million plan to block Democratic supermajorities

    State GOP has $13.6-million plan to block Democratic supermajorities
    SACRAMENTO — California Republican leaders have a plan for depriving the Democrats of supermajorities in both houses of the state Legislature and rebuilding the party in this year’s elections, but it will take raising up to $13.6 million,...
  • Campaign donor, affirmative action bills go down without supermajority

    Campaign donor, affirmative action bills go down without supermajority
    SACRAMENTO — The Democrats' loss of a legislative supermajority stifled their push to change California's campaign finance and affirmative action laws Monday, potentially foreshadowing a return to partisan battles over their other priorities, such...
  • Republicans draw election-year battle line over Obama budget

    Republicans draw election-year battle line over Obama budget
    WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans quickly erected a wall of opposition to President Obama's proposed 2015 budget, establishing election year battle lines over which party can best handle the nation's finances and address rising income inequality....
  • Gov. Jerry Brown, other lawmakers release financial reports for 2013

    Gov. Jerry Brown, other lawmakers release financial reports for 2013
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown received more than $11,000 in gifts last year, and reported assets worth millions of dollars, according to a financial disclosure statement he filed with the state Monday. The bulk of Brown's gifts — $8,400...
  • Tim Donnelly gets 'unofficial' endorsement at GOP convention

    Tim Donnelly gets 'unofficial' endorsement at GOP convention
    BURLINGAME, Calif. -- The audience reaction told the story: For Neel Kashkari, polite applause; for his GOP gubernatorial rival, Tim Donnelly, a prolonged roar of cheers. With that, hundreds of Republicans wrapped up the state GOP convention near the...