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Sugary Drinks May Increase Stroke Risk

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Ritterman, MD

A new study from researchers at the prestigious Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden looked at whether sugary drinks increase the risk of a stro...

Big Soda Misinforms California's Senators

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 06.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Ritterman, MD

On April 9, the Health Committee of the California State Senate passed Senate Bill 1000 (Monning), the Soda Warning Label Bill by a vote of 5-2. The ...

Friday Talking Points -- Democrats Unveil 2014 Strategy

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

House Republicans now say it's just too late to pass an extension of unemployment benefits. This, after they spent time this week trying to strip President Obama of the power to create national monuments. Way to prioritize, guys...

State Senate Report: California Schools Misspent Millions

AP | TERENCE CHEA | Posted 02.06.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- California school districts have misspent tens of millions of dollars intended to provide subsidized meals to low-income students, ac...

Birther Queen Flops

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics

Orly Taitz, a dentist and lawyer who has built her political profile on promoting conspiracy theories about President Barack Obama's alleged ineligibi...

CA-Sen: 50% Boxer (D), 46% Fiorina (R) (PPP 10/29-31)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Public Policy Polling (D) 10/29-31/10; 882 likely voters, 3.3% margin of error Mode: Automated phone PPP release California 2010 Senate 50% Boxer (...

CA-Sen: 53% Brown (D), 41% Whitman (R) (Angus-Reid 10/4-6)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Angus-Reid 10/4-6/10; 501 registered voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Internet (Angus-Reid release) California 2010 Senate 55% Boxer (D), 39% Fior...

CA-Sen: 49% Boxer (D), 45% Fiorina (R) (Rasmussen 10/3)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/3/10; 750 likely voters, 4% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) California 2010 Senate 49% Boxer (D), 45% Fiorina...

CA-Sen: 46% Boxer (D), 43% Fiorina (R) (SurveyUSA 10/3)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SurveyUSA, sponsored by KABC-TV/KPIX-TV/KGTV-TV/KFSN-TV 9/30/10 - 10/3/10; 670 likely voters, 3.9% margin of error Mode: Live phone interviews (Survey...

Chronicle's Boxer 'Endorsement' Reasserts Its Irrelevance

Larry Womack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Larry Womack

Choosing not to endorse Boxer is a perfectly respectable statement -- or it would be, for a paper that actually disagreed with her in substantive ways. But the Chronicle's feeble rationalizations couldn't appear more desperate.

Mark Blumenthal

Barbara Boxer Rebound Confirmed By Another California Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It may just be the bouncing ball of randomness at work but new polls in California, Nevada, Ohio and Kentucky released over the weekend gave Democrats...

Mark Blumenthal

Polls Lift Barbara Boxer And Jerry Brown In California

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Are the Democrats experiencing a rebound on the Pacific Coast? Three new surveys, two in California and one in Washington State, indicate small gains ...

Sam Stein

Fiorina Attacks Boxer's 'Arrogance' In First General Election Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In her first television advertisement of the general election, California Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina chose to attack incumbent Democrat...

Elections: The Success of Women

Peter Clothier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Clothier

I wish I felt more inclined to celebrate the success of women in Tuesday's political primaries. I would be celebrating, heartily, if I felt that this success were a harbinger of greater feminine energy in our political life.

Election 2010: Speeches From The June 8 Primary Night

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The June 8 primary provided political fireworks across the country. In South Carolina, GOP gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley overcame rumors of inf...

Primary Results 2010: June 8 Elections

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An overview of primary results from the June 8, 2010 elections. CALIFORNIA GOP Senate Primary: Meg Whitman, the billionaire former chief executive...

California Senate: 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 California Senate race below. Email TwitterLists2010+CASen@gmail.com if you know someone who sh...

Tom Campbell: California Senate 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 California Senate race below. Email TwitterLists2010+CASen@gmail.com if you know someone who sh...

Chuck DeVore: California Senate 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 California Senate race below. Email TwitterLists2010+CASen@gmail.com if you know someone who sh...

Carly Fiorina: California Senate 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 California Senate race below. Email TwitterLists2010+CASen@gmail.com if you know someone who sh...

Barbara Boxer: California Senate 2010 Election BREAKING News

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Follow the latest news and discussion about the 2010 California Senate race below. Email TwitterLists2010+CASen@gmail.com if you know someone who sh...

Calif. Senate debate focuses on support for Israel

AP | KEVIN FREKING and ROBIN HINDERY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Former congressman Tom Campbell on Friday used the first debate in the California Senate race to demand that his challenger...

Jason Linkins

Campbell Surges Ahead In CA Senate Race, Despite/Because Of Bonkers Demon Sheep Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Three weeks ago, California Senate contender Carly Fiorina unleashed the most talked-about political attack of the campaign year, assailing her primar...

Carly Fiorina: California Bankruptcy 'Should Always Be Considered'

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina suggested that the state of California should consider declaring bankruptcy, apparently unaware that st...

Jason Linkins

Luckily For Carly Fiorina's 'Demon Sheep' Ad, Her Competitors' Responses Have Been Terrible

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Let's say that the person you are competing against in the California GOP Senate primary releases a political advertisement that is expensive and dera...