| Jun 8, 2010
| 4:24 PM
by Mike Memoli It's been more than a month since Arizona's governor signed a controversial new immigration bill into law. But only today might we see the first major test of how the issue plays at the ballot box. It......
| Apr 4, 2010
Four years ago, California earned accolades for adopting a law that would slash its greenhouse gas emissions and serve as a model for national climate change legislation.
With the state mired in a crippling recession, the law that once looked like a...
| Mar 2, 2010
Jerry Brown, in declaring himself a candidate for governor Tuesday morning, said the antidote to California's problems is "someone with an insider's knowledge but an outsider's mind."
That is the line he will apparently seek to walk to counter criticism,...
| Mar 12, 2010
Billionaire GOP gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman has invested her vast wealth in firms that sought to profit from the country's credit crisis, in venture capital and hedge funds open only to the wealthy, and in oil, gas, healthcare and other concerns...
| Mar 17, 2010
Meg Whitman, the billionaire first-time candidate who says her business smarts will help turn around California's fiscal fortunes, is in a statistical dead heat with Democrat Jerry Brown among likely general election voters, according to the latest...
| Mar 22, 2010
Six-figure donations are rolling in, radio and online ads are running, and researchers are digging for dirt on Meg Whitman, the leading Republican candidate for California governor.
This isn't a look inside Democrat Jerry Brown's campaign. Brown is not...
| Mar 2, 2010
| 1:02 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Democrat Jerry Brown has entered the race for California governor, giving the party an iconic candidate in a contest expected to be the most costly in state history.
The state attorney general, who served two terms as governor in...
| Jan 22, 2010
The latest Field Poll shows former eBay chief executive Meg Whitman has opened up a sizable lead over state Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner in the race for the Republican gubernatorial nomination.
The poll released Friday shows 45 percent of...
| Feb 9, 2010
California insurance regulators asked Anthem Blue Cross to delay controversial rate increases of as much as 39% for individual policies, hikes that have triggered widespread criticism from subscribers and brokers -- and now from the federal government....
| Feb 9, 2010
Movie producer Steve Bing has given more money to California political causes and candidates than any other person in the last decade - $58 million.
That's according to a Top 10 donors list compiled by the California Fair Political Practices Commission...
| Feb 13, 2010
Health insurer Anthem Blue Cross will postpone its much-criticized plan to raise rates for some California residents who buy insurance on their own, after reaching a deal Saturday with state regulators.
Anthem's planned rate hike, which the state...