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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 03.21.2014 | 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...

California Challenges Concealed Weapons Ruling

AP | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general on Thursday appealed a federal court decision that overturned San Diego County's concealed w...

Birther Queen Running For Office, Because Nobody Has Paid Attention To Her In A While

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

Orly Taitz, who gained notoriety with her lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama's eligibility to serve as president, is running for office again....

California Elections: The Fights to Lose to Jerry Brown and Succeed Henry Waxman Come Into More Focus

William Bradley | Posted 04.12.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

In a rather quiet year, some of the more significant races in California are coming into greater focus.

Indians A Rising Force In California Politics

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Neel Kashkari's announcement last week that he is running for governor makes him the latest Californian of Indian descent ...

Who Owns The Awful Corinthian Colleges? Wells Fargo, Marc Morial, Pension Funds

David_Halperin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
David_Halperin

We have a disturbing portrait of a company preying on vulnerable people and then covering up its misdeeds with lies. So who is Corinthian Colleges? Who are the owners of this predatory institution?

Attorney General Alleges Major For-Profit College Lied To Students

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's attorney general filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing a for-profit college company of misrepresenting job placement r...

How California's Prop 8 Anti-Gay Marriage Initiative Was Finally Defeated, Four Years Ago

William Bradley | Posted 08.28.2013 | Gay Voices
William Bradley

Four years ago in California, the decisions by Schwarzenegger and Brown created the context in which Prop 8 was ultimately defeated and same-sex marriage made legal in the nation's largest state. Sometimes it really is what you DON'T do that makes all the difference.

Kamala Harris To 9th Circuit: Lift The Stay

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.27.2013 | Los Angeles

California Attorney General Kamala Harris gave a triumphant press conference Wednesday morning in reaction to the Supreme Court's decision to effectiv...

Why Kamala Harris Was Given $24 Million

Los Angeles Daily News | Rick Orlov and Doug Saunders | Posted 07.18.2013 | Los Angeles

Bringing together district attorneys and law enforcement officials from throughout the state, Attorney General Kamala Harris convened a working group ...

Will Bankers at JPMorgan Chase Finally Pay for Their Misdeeds?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Will California Attorney General Kamala Harris hang tough in her new lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase, the first to target individual bankers accused of defrauding the public? If so, it would be the first time in five years that executives at a major bank have personally paid a price for their misdeeds.

Black Politicians Stymied In Obama Era

www.politico.com | Posted 04.29.2013 | Black Voices

More than five years after Barack Obama won the Iowa caucuses and demolished the notion that white voters wouldn’t support a black presidential cand...

The Effects of Media's Focus on Women Candidates' Appearance Aren't Pretty

Karin Agness | Posted 06.12.2013 | Women
Karin Agness

As Celinda Lake of Lake Research Partners explains, "Women candidates pay a real price when they are covered in a way that focuses on their appearance."

Avoiding the "Big Stick" Approach: Regulators Seek to Aid Transparency for App Developers

Christina Gagnier | Posted 06.12.2013 | Technology
Christina Gagnier

The issue is not necessarily that the information is being collected. The issue is that users must have information about what is being collected and be put in a position to make a meaningful choice about the tradeoff of using the application or not.

A 5-Step Guide on How Not to Be a Sexist Politician

Sandip Roy | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics
Sandip Roy

Here are five simple commandments on how to avoid the sexism trap when you are a male politician who feels the need to charm a woman in public.

Victoria's Secret Lingerie Line Targeting Teens

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Surely logic would dictate that however misguided the President's comments about Kamala Harris, they are utterly insignificant compared to the ongoing campaign to make our girls into sexually active women well before it is healthy or appropriate for them to be so.

Beauty Is a Beast

Lisa Gray | Posted 06.08.2013 | Parents
Lisa Gray

Because I want more for myself and my daughter than to be chasing the whimsical tail of perceived good looks, I want more from my president whose own girls are watching and listening.

Arianna Talks Obama's Kamala Harris Comments On ABC's 'This Week'

Posted 04.07.2013 | Politics

Arianna discussed the controversy surrounding comments made by President Obama on California Attorney General Kamala Harris. Obama had called Harris "...

Kamala Harris Accepts Obama Apology Over 'Best-Looking' Remark

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.06.2013 | Politics

California Attorney General Kamala Harris accepted President Barack Obama's apology for calling her "by far the best-looking attorney general," the Sa...

Friday Talking Points -- What the Media Missed

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We've got a lot to cover this week, so we're going to try to get through everything in a rather foreshortened format. At least, that's the goal.

The Week to Week News Quiz for Friday, April 5, 2013

John Zipperer | Posted 06.05.2013 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

The post-Roger Ebert era likely will be less enjoyable and snappy, but we've got to try. Take our quiz and find out how much you know about the week's news.

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Apologizes For Distracting Praise Of Kamala Harris

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has apologized to California Attorney General Kamala Harris for "the distraction" he caused by calling her "by fa...