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Former Los Angeles Mayor Won't Run For Senate

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.24.2015 | Politics

Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will not run for California's open Senate seat in 2016, the Democrat told the Los Angeles Times on Tuesd...

President Barack Obama, Tiger Woods, Kamala Harris, and the New World Order of Race in America

Mark Charles Hardie | Posted 02.24.2015 | Black Voices
Mark Charles Hardie

It is foolhardy to reduce a complex human being to something as simplistic as race. Every child knows that one should not judge a book by its cover. Racial categories inevitably evaluate people based upon outward appearances.

First Republican Lawmaker Wades Into 2016 California Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.17.2015 | Politics

California Assemblyman Rocky Chávez announced Tuesday that he is exploring a bid for the Golden State's open U.S. Senate seat in 2016, becoming the f...

California Appeals Ruling Overturning Foie Gras Ban

AP | Posted 02.04.2015 | Politics

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California filed an appeal Wednesday of a federal judge's ruling that blocked the state's ban on the sale of foie gras — a deli...

Julia Craven

Kamala Harris Could Make History In California Senate Race | Julia Craven | Posted 01.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D) succeeds in her recently announced bid to be her state's next U.S. senator, she could m...

Elizabeth Warren Backs Kamala Harris In California Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.14.2015 | Politics

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is backing California Attorney General Kamala Harris in the 2016 race for retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer's seat. "Ka...

7 Things You Need To Know About Kamala Harris

TIME | Tessa Berenson | Posted 01.14.2015 | Black Voices

Kamala Harris will launch her campaign Tuesday for the Senate seat from California, making her the first candidate in a large potential pool to offici...

Kamala Harris To Run For California Senate Seat

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics

California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D) will announce her intention to run for California's open Senate seat on Tuesday, the Los Angeles Times a...

Carly Schwartz

California's Leadership Headed For 'A Big Shakeup' | Carly Schwartz | Posted 01.10.2015 | Politics

Sen. Barbara Boxer's (D-Calif.) announcement Thursday that she won't seek re-election when her term ends in 2016 will ignite a scramble among prominen...

Kamala Harris Speaks Out On 'Inevitability' Of Marijuana Legalization

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

California Attorney General Kamala Harris says she is "not opposed" to legalizing marijuana, but stopped short of endorsing efforts to do so in the Go...

California Attorney General: Legal Weed Is Inevitable

BuzzFeed | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics

In an interview with BuzzFeed News, California Attorney General Kamala Harris, a rising star in the Democratic Party, said she had “no moral opposit...

The Not So Feng Shui of Guns in California

Dennis Santiago | Posted 01.14.2015 | Politics
Dennis Santiago

Per Prop 47, as long as the possessor is not a convicted felon, adjudicated mentally ill or otherwise statutorily ineligible, misdemeanor. Write a ticket and mail the person a notice to appear. It's like catch and release fishing with a barbless hook.

Kamala Harris Wins Re-Election

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D) defeated Republican Ronald Gold in Tuesday's election. Thank you California! We have important work ...

5 Things You Should Know About the California Election

Jessica Levinson | Posted 01.03.2015 | Politics
Jessica Levinson

Didn't think you were ever going to see the words "exciting" and "Secretary of State" or "State Controller" in the same sentence? Well, then you haven't really lived.

Kamala Harris Says She's Not Interested In Eric Holder's Job

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.25.2014 | Politics

California Attorney General Kamala Harris says she's not interested in taking Eric Holder's job. Shortly after Holder announced that he would leav...

California's Death Penalty Is Unconstitutional, But The AG Won't Give It Up

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 10.21.2014 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's attorney general said Thursday she will appeal a federal court ruling that called the state's death penalty uncons...

Kamala Harris Stays Mum On Pot While GOP Challenger Backs Legalization

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

While her Republican opponent gave a full-throated endorsement for legalizing marijuana, California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D) declined to say...

California's Death-Penalty Regime Ruled Unconstitutional: It Should Have Been Buried More Than 50 Years Ago

Sanford Jay Rosen | Posted 09.23.2014 | Crime
Sanford Jay Rosen

In 1960 the Supreme Court could have kept Caryl Chessman from being executed in San Quentin's death chamber. He was executed more than 11 years after his conviction, following countless state and federal post-conviction proceedings and appeals. Unfortunately, the Supreme Court did not seize that opportunity.

Instead of "One Size Fits All" Justice That Hurts Communities, Let's Get Smart on Crime

Kamala D. Harris | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics
Kamala D. Harris

I firmly believe there must be swift and certain consequences for all crime, but I also believe that the way our system deals with low-level, nonviolent and non-serious offenders wastes resources needed to fight more serious crime.

90,000 Californians Voted For Birther Queen Orly Taitz As Attorney General

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Birtherism is alive and, well, alive, in California. Orly Taitz didn't come remotely close to advancing her bid for California attorney general in ...

Harris Finishes First In Attorney General Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Democrat Kamala Harris finished first in the open primary race for California Attorney General held Tuesday. Harris, the incumbent, topped a field ...

Kamala Harris Is Engaged

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is engaged to be married to Los Angeles lawyer Douglas Emhoff. As the San Francisco Chronicle reports, E...

AG Calls California A Major Target For Cyber Criminals

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

By Laila Kearney SAN FRANCISCO, March 20 (Reuters) - California has become a major U.S. target of cyber crimes committed by outlaw gro...

California Republicans Struggle to Prep for Primary 11 Weeks From Now

William Bradley | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

California Republicans gathered over the weekend just past for the first of their two annual state party conventions, this one conveniently located for a quick getaway near the San Francisco airport.

Requests To Carry Concealed Guns Flood State's Sheriff Offices

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Californians have flooded several sheriff offices with applications and inquiries for permits to carry concealed guns. Sheriff...