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More Than 17M Californians Registered To Vote For Presidential Election

The secretary of state’s office reports that more than 17 million Californians are registered to vote ahead of the November presidential election, or nearly 73 percent of those who are eligible to cast a ballot.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/21/2012

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House Ethics Committee Fines Long Beach Representative $10K

Rep. Laura Richardson (D-Long Beach) Wednesday was fined $10,000 by the House Ethics Committee for misusing her staff.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/01/2012

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Opinion: ‘Retroactively Retired’, A Laugher Even By Washington Standards

The demand for W. Mitt Romney to release his tax returns has become bipartisan. Conservative elected officials and pundits know that Romney is taking on so much water over his secrecy and questions of his honesty and that he has no other choice.

07/16/2012

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Opinion: The Second Coming Of W

Down to the trademark “W”, W. Mitt Romney is literally the second coming of the George W. Bush: the economic strategy that led to the worst American economy since the Great Depression and the Bush legacy of secrecy in the face of questions from the American public.

07/13/2012

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Gov. Jerry Brown, Democrats Reach Deal On Remaining Calif. Budget

Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic leaders have struck an agreement on remaining cuts to California’s budget, people with direct knowledge of the talks told The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/21/2012

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Southern California Congressman Buck McKeon Deflects Charges From Both Sides

With less than a week to go in the California primary, a powerful Southern California congressman finds himself facing his toughest test in more than a decade.

05/31/2012

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Oregon Congressman Resigns Over Sex Scandal Involving SoCal Woman

An 18-year-old SoCal woman says she was the victim of an unwanted sexual encounter with Congressman David Wu, prompting the Oregon lawmaker to resign.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/26/2011

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Gov. Brown Vetoes State Budget Approved By Democrats

Gov. Jerry Brown Thursday vetoed the state budget approved by Democratic lawmakers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/16/2011

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California Ethics Board Won’t Probe Schwarzenegger Affair

California’s ethics commission has rejected a request by L.A. Democrats to investigate whether former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger violated state laws during his affair with a housekeeper.

06/06/2011

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Feinstein Makes Endorsement For Harman’s Congressional Seat

Sen. Dianne Feinstein is endorsing a Los Angeles city councilwoman who is hoping to succeed Rep. Jane Harman in Congress.

02/14/2011

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Democratic Aides: Rep. Jane Harman To Resign From House

Longtime Democratic Rep. Jane Harman plans to resign from the House and is in line to become the next president of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

02/07/2011

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Jerry Brown Returns To Lead A Troubled California

Democrat Jerry Brown was sworn in Monday as California’s 39th governor, returning to the office he left 28 years ago but inheriting a much different and more troubled state than the one he led then.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/03/2011

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Obama Aide Expects No Democratic Rivals In 2012

President Barack Obama’s chief political adviser says he doesn’t think the president will face a primary challenge in 2012.

12/12/2010

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Former Loretta Sanchez Foe Convicted For Obstructing An Investigation

Tan Duc Nguyen, a Republican candidate who twice failed to unseat Democrat Loretta Sanchez, got good news and bad news Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/07/2010

Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is being endorsed by her fellow Democrats for another term in Congress. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Nancy Pelosi Set To Run For House Minority Leader

Nancy Pelosi, the nation’s first female House speaker, said Friday she will try to keep her spot as leader of the House Democrats despite huge election losses that cost her party the majority.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/05/2010

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