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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.

Playing a Shell Game With the Truth: The District Attorney's Evidence Policies

Marisol Orihuela | Posted 09.12.2012 | Los Angeles
Marisol Orihuela

L.A. County must keep its system fair for all defendants. The American Civil Liberties Union has sued the Sheriff's Department and L.A. District attorney, seeking to halt policies that could be suppressing exculpatory evidence in criminal trials.

Kicking Ass and Taking Names: Another Anti-Medical Marijuana Candidate Bites the Dust

Steph Sherer | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics
Steph Sherer

Politicians come and go. But public compassion for suffering patients is here to stay.

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...

Cooley And Harris Clash In Atty. General Debate

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Kamala Harris and Steve Cooley exchanged harsh words in a spirited first debate Tuesday, the only scheduled face-off between the two major-party candi...

Kamala Harris Wins Attorney General Race, Cooley Concedes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Republican Steve Cooley has conceded the race for California Attorney General to Kamala Harris, according to reports from KNX 1070 and ABC Los Angeles...

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.

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...

Wave of Voter Anger Leaves Damage, Opportunities

Hans Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hans Johnson

It is often the least of these who have the most at stake in elections. Nov. 2, 2010, was a night of reckoning for advocates of working people, immigr...

Medical Marijuana Advocates and Others Unite to Oppose Steve Cooley as California Attorney General

Steph Sherer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Steph Sherer

The most important race for medical marijuana patients in California on November 2nd is for the State Attorney General's office.

This November, You Can Make History for Marriage Equality

Geoff Kors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoff Kors

If you live in California, you can change the course of history of marriage equality coast-to-coast this November. That's because every election matters, but this one is monumental.

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...

What Every Woman Needs to Know About the Office of State Attorney General

Christine Bronstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Bronstein

Until recently I had no idea how much control the Attorney General has over my uterus. As Attorney General, Kamala Harris will make choice a priority in her administration.

LA's Librarians Demand Noise

Jodi Lampert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jodi Lampert

For something to reach out and grab me, it has to have the effect of Changing My Life, and right away. Just say: The Public Library is closing on Mondays.

Defending Prop 8: The Meg Whitman, Steve Cooley Morass -- With Insight from Lambda Legal's Jon Davidson

Karen Ocamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Karen Ocamb

Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman and attorney general candidate Steve Cooley recently said that they would defend Prop 8 in a federal trial, if elected and given the opportunity.

Will California's Next Governor and Attorney General Stand Strong Against Prop. 8?

Geoff Kors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Geoff Kors

This November, we must do everything we can to elect only those candidates who are 100 percent in support of LGBT equality -- from voting to donating to getting involved in campaigns.

L.A. D.A. Fried by Hit Video

Don Ringe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Don Ringe

Los Angeles County District Attorney and candidate for California Attorney General was roasted with this Don Ringe video at the annual American Dia...

Polanski Lawyer Says Client Will Face Only One Charge if He Returns to LA

Jeff Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeff Norman

Just because a lot of pathetic people need to dwell on the director's supposed indecency to make themselves feel decent in comparison, doesn't mean that normal evidentiary standards should be abandoned in the Polanski matter.