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Meg Whitman's Wild Week That Was

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
William Bradley

Is billionaire Meg Whitman having fun yet? She's certainly had a careening week in her once seeing juggernaut of a bid to succeed Arnold Schwarzenegger as governor of California.

Jerry Brown: Governor Bid Announcement Coming Tuesday

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

California Attorney General and former two-term governor, Jerry Brown plans to announce Tuesday that he's running as a Democratic candidate for govern...

Jerry Brown Subpoenas Documents From Health Insurers

AP | ROBIN HINDERY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Attorney General Jerry Brown subpoenaed financial records from the state's seven largest health insurance compan...

Is CNBC Pimping for State Street Bank?

Jerry Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Brown

In my book, there's nothing 'quaint' about corporate fraud or ripping off pension funds. So, I'll continue to bring the high-priced rip-off artists like State Street Bank to justice, regardless of CNBC sneers.

Jerry Brown To Run For California Governor

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It was 1974 when Jerry Brown ran for governor as a dashing 36-year-old reformer, the embodiment of change in Watergate's aftermath. "I was the new sp...

Jerry Brown's Supreme Court Gambit Only Undermines Challenge to Prop 8

Peter Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Scheer

By switching sides in the Supreme Court, the Attorney General ripped up his job description -- a political gambit that pleases his supporters but, ironically, only makes it harder for the Court to overturn Prop 8.

Prop 8 Inquisitors "Command" Court To "Bow"

Jeffrey Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Feldman

I am no constitutional expert, but I am pretty sure that the the only time a legal brief counts as a commandment is when God writes it -- on stone (see, e.g., The Bible).

CA Atty. Gen. Calls on Bush Admin. to Abandon Endangered Species Changes

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
ProPublica

The Bush administration wants to alter many environmental rules before it leaves office. The changes could put "entire species and ecosystems at risk for complete destruction," says Jerry Brown.

Attorney General Mukasey Must Act To Address Police Brutality

Paul Peete | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paul Peete

America can no longer afford to wait for an Attorney General to be selected by the next president to address the breakdown in control over the nation's police departments' use of force policies.