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California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks at a news conference on May 17, 2013 at the Los Angeles Civic Center in Los Angeles, California. Harris hosted a meeting of the state's district attorneys to develop recommendations on reducing gun violance. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Calif. Attorney General Honored For Rape Kit Processing

The state attorney general’s office is receiving national recognition for accelerating the testing of rape kits, using innovations that have been adopted by eight of California’s 58 counties.

04/08/2014

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GOP Candidate For Calif. Attorney General Advocates Death Penalty For Corrupt Politicians

Phil Wyman, who spent 17 years in the state Legislature, said he was motivated by the case of Democratic Sen. Leland Yee.

04/04/2014

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris releases a report on the growing influence of transnational criminal organizations and "cyber-gangs" in California on March 20, 2014. (credit: Claudia Peschiutta/KNX1070 Newsradio)

Attorney General: California Biggest Target For Cartels, Transnational Gangs In US

Attorney General Kamala Harris says California’s location, size and its role in the digital economy make the state a major hub for the money-making schemes of Mexican cartels and TCOs.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/20/2014

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AG Kamala Harris To Announce Re-Election Bid

Attorney General Kamala Harris is formally announcing her bid for a second term as California’s top law enforcement officer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2014

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California May Have To Export 4,000 Inmates If Feds Don’t Postpone Population Cap

California will have no choice but to move 4,000 more inmates to private prisons in other states if federal judges refuse to postpone a court-ordered population cap, state Corrections Secretary Jeffrey Beard said Wednesday.

01/08/2014

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Kamala Harris, Jackie Lacey Unveil Initiative To Curb Inmate Recidivism

The initiative specifically bolsters programs to keep people like the mentally ill, veterans who suffer from PTSD and people who are addicted to drugs or alcohol from returning prison.

11/20/2013

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris speaks to the audience at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 5, 2012. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Harris Urges Democrats To Lead Political Change

Attorney General Kamala Harris on Saturday urged Democrats to use their recent gains at California’s ballot box to push for changes on gun control, gay marriage, climate change and other issues, telling delegates at the state party’s convention that they should not accept Republican arguments to wait.

04/13/2013

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Pres. Obama Apologizes For Calling Kamala Harris ‘Best-Looking Attorney General’

President Barack Obama apologized to Calif. Attorney General Kamala Harris for remarks he made about her looks at a fundraiser in Northern California Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/05/2013

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Obama: Calif. Attorney General Is ‘Best-Looking’

President Barack Obama is praising California’s attorney general for more than her smarts and toughness.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/04/2013

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CA Attorney General Sues Riverside County Veterans Charity

California’s attorney general has sued a major veterans charity on allegations that its directors misused in private donations for hefty pensions, golf memberships and other perks.

CBS Los Angeles–08/09/2012

Congressman Adam Schiff (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Pasadena Congressman Slams ‘Furious’ Probe Ahead Of Contempt Vote

Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff said he believes the investigation into “Operation Fast And Furious” has turned into a political witch hunt.

06/28/2012

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Calif., Nev. Attorneys General To Launch Joint Mortgage Fraud Probes

The attorneys general in California and Nevada are partnering in investigations into the mortgage meltdown that crippled both states.

12/06/2011

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California Attorney General Opts Out Of Foreclosure Settlement With Major Banks

California Attorney General Kamala Harris says she will not agree to a settlement over foreclosure abuses that other state attorneys general are negotiating with major U.S. banks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/30/2011

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Agoura Hills Attorney Accusing Attorney General Of Fraud

An Agoura Hills attorney Tuesday accused the state Attorney General of acting as “the pawn of America’s most powerful banks” when she sued him as part of a crackdown on alleged mortgage fraud.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/06/2011

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Calabasas Law Firm Raided By State Agents

California Department of Justice officials raided a Calabasas law firm as part of an investigation into alleged legal fraud that may have touched thousands of victims, the state attorney general said Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/18/2011

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