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Entries by Jessica Levinson from 12/2010

He Can't Rangel Out of an Ethics Violation

| Posted 12.03.2010 | Politics

Oh how the mighty have fallen. By an overwhelming vote of 333 to 79, 20-term Congressman Charles B. Rangel was censured by his colleagues for 11 eth...

Proposition 8: Who Will Be Left Standing?

| Posted 12.13.2010 | Politics

This week, the Ninth Circuit heard arguments about Proposition 8. Do proponents of the ballot measure have something called "standing" to appeal the decision of the trial court?

Clash of the Titans: An Ode to Sarah Palin

| Posted 12.16.2010 | Comedy

This clash of the titans wasn't about showcasing strong women. This was about watching Mama Grizzly triumph. In the words of Kate Gosselin, "all hail you Amazon woman."

Unprecedented Gutsiness by the Federal Government

| Posted 12.20.2010 | Politics

In an all-too-rare act of bipartisanship, members of both sides of the aisle in the Senate agree that people should not get sick from what they eat.

Don't Tell Us What to Ask

| Posted 12.21.2010 | Politics

Goodbye "don't ask, don't tell." At seventeen years old, the controversial law almost reached voting age. Congratulations, President Obama, among ...

Will Redistricting Lead to A Great Disappearing Act?

| Posted 12.27.2010 | Politics

Will Republicans be able to legally cause Democrats to disappear? Just maybe.

Recalling Schwarzenegger's Tenure as Governor

| Posted 12.31.2010 | Los Angeles

Like it or not, the Governator will not "be back." But behind all the rhetorical noise, it is worth asking, what does Arnold's tenure mean for the future of California?