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Opponent Calls Senate Candidate Sanchez’s Gesture ‘Shocking’

U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez’s campaign was off to a rough start after a videotape surfaced showing her making a whooping cry in reference to Native Americans during an apparent joke.


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Proposed Handgun Tax Would Fund More Gun Buyback Programs

An effort by several Southern California lawmakers was underway Thursday to develop more gun buyback programs statewide.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/21/2013


Maxine Waters Exonerated On All Charges

A three-year investigation of Congresswoman Maxine Waters on possible ethics violations ended with the Los Angeles representative being cleared of any wrongdoing.



Democrats Quit House Ethics Probe Of LA Congresswoman Waters

The congressional panel tasked with investigating Rep. Maxine Waters will have a whole new look when it reconvenes next week.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/17/2012


House Panel Taps Outside Lawyer To Lead Waters Ethics Probe

The House Ethics Committee assigned Washington attorney Billy Martin to investigate Waters (D-Los Angeles) after months of criticism over the panel’s handling of the case.


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Janice Hahn Sworn In To House Of Representatives

Janice Hahn was sworn in Tuesday as the newest congresswoman in Washington.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/19/2011

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Officer Stopped Suspect On Day Of Ariz. Shooting

The suspect in a deadly Arizona shooting ran a red light and was stopped by a wildlife officer less than three hours before the attack that wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.


U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, pictured here delivering a commencement address in May 2009 at Scripps College, was shot in the head and seriously wounded, along with several people, in a shooting rampage in Tucson, Arizona. (credit: Scripps College)

Nation Honors Ariz. Shooting Victims With Moment Of Silence

President Barack Obama led a shocked nation in a moment of silence Monday morning for the victims of the Arizona shootings and their families.


Loretta Sanchez Retains Her Congressional Seat

Southern California Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez has held onto her seat after a bruising fight
against a well-funded Republican opponent.