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Court Cases Leave States Stuck In Redistricting Limbo

Stateline | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.02.2015 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides ...

Right-To-Die Bill Inspired By Brittany Maynard Advances In California

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.01.2015 | Politics

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Scott Walker, In Office Since He Was 25, Denies He's A Career Politician

AP | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.02.2015 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker denies he's a career politician — even though he has been in elected office since he was ...

Milwaukee Mayor Wants All Patrol Officers To Wear Body Cameras

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.31.2015 | Politics

By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Milwaukee may soon become one of the largest cities in the United States to outfit all of its patrol ...

Here's What It Would Look Like If Lawmakers Wore Donors' Logos Like NASCAR Drivers

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.27.2015 | Politics

A group of protesters in California took a stand against the influence of money in politics Wednesday by imagining what it would look like if lawmaker...

California Continues To Drastically Cut Water Usage Amid Severe Drought

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.27.2015 | Politics

By Rory Carroll SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Drought-stricken California cut urban water use statewide by 31.3 percent during July, exceeding a governme...

Hillary Clinton Compares GOP's 'Extreme Views' On Women To Those Of Terrorist Groups

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.27.2015 | Politics

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Hillary Clinton: Private Email Server 'Clearly Wasn't The Best Choice'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.27.2015 | Politics

Hillary Clinton said Wednesday her decision to use a private email server while serving as secretary of state was not "the best choice."  T...

California Lawmakers Expected To Approve Tough Equal Pay Protections

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.26.2015 | Politics

As the nation celebrates Women's Equality Day, California lawmakers are poised to approve the country's strongest equal pay protections. Assembly memb...

9/11 Survivor Captured In Iconic Photo Dies Of Cancer

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.26.2015 | Politics

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Maryland Attorney General Issues Guidance Against Police Racial Profiling

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.26.2015 | Politics

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NRA Sues Seattle Over Gun Violence Tax

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics

By Eric M. Johnson SEATTLE, Aug 24 (Reuters) - The National Rifle Association and other gun rights groups sued Seattle on Monday over a new tax on fir...

Solidarity or Self-interest? European Integration and the German Question

David Miles | Posted 08.21.2015 | Politics
David Miles

The challenge for the European Union and its member states, particularly Germany, is in balancing the often incongruous demands of co-operation and self-interest, and thus demonstrate to their own citizens that concrete achievements can still create a Europe of solidarity and prosperity as Schuman envisaged.

Study Finds Global Warming Has Made California's Drought Worse

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics

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Jeb Bush Calls For Greater Enforcement For 'Anchor Babies'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics

Jeb Bush said while he supports granting birthright citizenship to the children of immigrants, the policy needs "greater enforcement" to prevent...

Steph Curry Exposes Obama As The Trash Talker He Truly Is

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.19.2015 | Politics

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An Exclusive Interview With Anthony Magnetti, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

George Sifakis | Posted 08.19.2015 | Business
George Sifakis

Sunovion leads the way in advocacy and cross-sector collaborations focused on driving innovation and improvements in health care. During the intervie...

Chelsea Manning Loses Prison Privileges For 21 Days Over Expired Toothpaste

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics

Chelsea Manning was barred from using the prison gym, library or outdoor areas for three weeks after she was found guilty Tuesday of violating prison...

California's Drought Will Cost The State $2.74 Billion This Year, Report Finds

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.18.2015 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California's ongoing drought will cost the economy in the most populous U.S. state an estimated $2.74 billion in 2015 ...

California Lawmakers Reintroduce Right-To-Die Bill

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.18.2015 | Politics

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California lawmakers on Tuesday reintroduced a bill to legalize assisted suicide that had stalled a...

Hillary Clinton Breaks With Obama Over Arctic Drilling

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has agreed with the vast majority of President Barack Obama's policies, but in a Twee...

Behind The Movement To Repeal California's Worst Law

Capital & Main | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.17.2015 | Politics

This story originally appeared in Capital & Main. Sign up for email alerts from Capital & Main.Vivian Thorp was 28 years old when sh...

Bob Woodward Says Clinton Emails Remind Him Of The Nixon Tapes

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.17.2015 | Politics

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The Clinton Campaign Didn't Learn from History: Underestimating Barack, Underestimating Bernie

Michael Shammas | Posted 08.14.2015 | Politics
Michael Shammas

Bernie seems to be an alternative to the politics of Clinton. That makes him a threat to the "billionaire" class he is wont to criticize, to Super PACs fueled by Citizens United, and to establishment politicians like Hillary Clinton. Hillary Clinton ignores Bernie Sanders at her own peril.

John Kerry Raises U.S. Flag At American Embassy In Cuba

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.14.2015 | Politics

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