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California Attorney General Race

Kamala Harris Takes Slim Lead In Attorney General's Race

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

San Francisco Dist. Atty. Kamala Harris took the slenderest of leads in the race for California attorney general late Friday, moving ahead by 303 vote...

Kamala Harris and Reality Win Attorney General Race

Zach Friend | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Zach Friend

Overcoming the opposing campaign's best efforts to game the vote count, plus a million dollar attack by Karl Rove, Harris is slated to become the first African-American and first female Attorney General in California.

Harris-Cooley Race Still Tight As counties scramble to count ballots

California Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

UPDATE: While the race for California's Attorney General has not officially been called, the LA Weekly has declared Kamala Harris the winner: We've be...

As Predicted: Republican Dirty Tricks in the California Attorney General Race

Zach Friend | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Zach Friend

Ben Franklin said that nothing is certain except death and taxes -- but then Ben lived before there was a Republican Party to make the political dirty trick every bit as predictable.

GOP Pleads: 'More bodies' for Cooley-Harris Count

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

UPDATE: The LA Weekly reports on the increasingly contentious ballot counting process: The Harris campaign complained on Sunday that the Cooley monito...

Cooley, Harris Still Fundraising As Ballots Are Counted

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Ryan Gabrielson The race for California attorney general continues in full even as Election Day fa...

Cooley Pulls Ahead Of Harris In California AG Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The latest numbers released from the California Secretary of State in the too close to call California Attorney General's race find Republican Steve C...

Prepare for Republican Dirty Tricks in the California Attorney General Squeaker

Zach Friend | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Zach Friend

As we watch the final vote count in the oh-so-close District Attorney race between Steve Cooley and Kamala Harris, watch for a California replay of Bush-Gore 2000.

Kamala Harris-Steve Cooley Race Undecided: 2 Million Uncounted Ballots

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Ryan Gabrielson Nearly two million ballots remain uncounted at county offices across Californi...

Attorney General Race Heats Up: Cooley Accused Of Corruption

Los Angeles Times | Phil Willon and Jack Leonard, Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Democratic nominee Kamala Harris, the San Francisco district attorney, on Thursday amped up her attacks on the environmental record of GOP rival Steve...

Kamala Harris Benefiting From Hollywood Donors

California Watch | Stephanie Rice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Stephanie Rice In the attorney general's race, Los Angeles County may be GOP candidate and L.A. Di...

AG Candidate Kamala Harris Claims Rival Chris Kelly Violated California Election Law

Sacramento Bee | Jim Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

A complaint filed with the state's political watchdog agency this week claims that Chris Kelly violated state election law in donating nearly $10 mill...

Will Kamala Harris' Death Penalty Opposition Cost Her?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The following story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Timothy Sandoval In her campaign to become California's next attorney general, Democratic...

Facebook Privacy Becomes Hot Issue In California Attorney General's Race

Huffington Post | Billy Silverman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

As Facebook's troubles with privacy issues continue to play out in the media, a new spotlight has been cast on California Attorney General candidate C...

Top Two Reasons To Reject The Top Two Primary

Gautam Dutta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Gautam Dutta

Here are the top two reasons to reject Prop 14, also called the "Top Two" Primary. First, Prop 14 will stifle political competition and debate. Second, Prop 14 will deprive voters of a full range of candidate choices.