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Ted Lieu

The Independent: "3 New Ideas" TV Spot

Brent Roske | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Brent Roske

Field trips from all over the country and tourists from all over the world -- they'll be able to get energized again about American patriotism and they'll see that our Government was created by the people -- to serve the people -- and is accessible.

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.

Can Theater Help Solve California's Prison Overcrowding Crisis?

Tim Robbins | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Tim Robbins

Any successful system of rehabilitation requires multiple components, ranging from mental health and drug treatment to education and skills training. One aspect that may not be initially obvious, however, is the power of art and theater.

Gay Conversion Therapy Poses Serious Risks For Minors, Senator Notes

Posted 08.27.2013 | Gay Voices

California Senator Ted Lieu applauded New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's support of a ban on gay conversion therapy in a HuffPost Live appearance late l...

Aaron Sankin

California Takes Big Step For First Amendment

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 05.26.2013 | San Francisco

In the wake of revelations that the Department of Justice secretly obtained two months of phone records from the Associated Press as part of a leak in...

Celebrity 'Swatting,' the Latest Craze for Kids

Hemanshu Nigam | Posted 04.02.2013 | Parents
Hemanshu Nigam

Parents now have another thing to worry about with their kids and technology -- celebrity "swatting" calls.

California Bill Could Protect Patients From 'Ex-Gay' Therapy

Posted 04.24.2012 | Gay Voices

In what could be a potential blow to the "ex-gay" movement, a proposed California bill seeks to protect gay patients from the mental and physical harm...

Let's Face It: It's The Radical Right, Not Islam, That Is The Greatest Threat To The American Way

Ahmed Rehab | Posted 02.15.2012 | Religion
Ahmed Rehab

That a group of extremists from Florida would exercise their First Amendment right to carry out bigoted campaigns is unfortunate ... For that reason, it ought to catch the attention of Americans who, for far too long, have stayed on the sidelines.

Saki Knafo

Where Does Gov. Jerry Brown Stand On Occupy Wall Street?

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 12.02.2011 | San Francisco

In mid-November, a group of demonstrators aligned with the Occupy movement held a rally outside a Sacramento loft building in an attempt to capture th...

Sexting: How It Could Get Teens Kicked Out Of School

Posted 09.11.2011 | Education

A controversial bill that makes student sexting an expellable offense was approved last week by the California Assembly Education Committee. SB919,...

California's Humpty-Dumpty Law

Gautam Dutta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gautam Dutta

Although SB 6 is sitting on a wall, its Humpty-Dumpty election rules do not have to fall.

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.

The Grinch Who Steals Our Elections

Gautam Dutta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Gautam Dutta

Between resignations and politicians' office-hopping, special elections cannot be avoided. Fortunately, there's a proven way to rescue hapless voters and taxpayers -- Instant Runoff Voting.