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Karl Rove (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Who Is ALEC?

In right wing politics, ALEC serves as the nexus between corporations and aspiring Republicans always eager to find access to additional campaign cash.

07/05/2012

Early voting sign (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Republicans Are Creating Poll Taxes 2.0

Republicans by creating onerous barriers to voting, including strict ID requirements and shortening of early vote periods have created what amounts to a new version of Jim Crow era poll taxes.

07/03/2012

Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mess In Texas

In Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.

07/02/2012

Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

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DOJ To Probe Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department for allegedly discriminating against minorities living in subsidized housing.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/19/2011

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Officials Probe LA County Sheriff’s Department Over Alleged Minority Housing Discrimination

The Department of Justice is investigating the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department over allegations that deputies discriminated against residents of subsidized housing.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/18/2011

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Feds Investigating Home Depot Over Foreign Goods

Federal officials are investigating allegations that Home Depot is providing Chinese-made products and other foreign goods to government customers in violation of the Buy American Act.

06/26/2011

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LA Man Arrested In Seattle Terrorist Plot

The Justice Department says two men have been arrested in a plot to attack a military recruiting station in Seattle with machine guns and grenades.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/23/2011

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California Takes Aim At Mortgage Fraud With New Task Force

State Attorney General Kamala Harris says a new Mortgage Fraud Strike Force includes a team of 17 lawyers and eight special agents from the state Department of Justice.

05/23/2011

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FBI Arrests 2 LA City Building Inspectors On Federal Bribery Charges

Two city of Los Angeles building inspectors were arrested Friday on suspicion of accepting bribes to approve construction of residential projects without ever visiting or inspecting the sites.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/08/2011

DOJ Sues Calif. Over Sikh Inmate’s Religious Right

The Justice Department is suing the state of California alleging that a Sikh inmate in a San Luis Obispo prison was unfairly disciplined for refusing to trim his beard in adherence to his religion.

03/15/2011

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Feds Warn LAPD To Do More About Racial Profiling

The federal government is warning the Los Angeles Police Department to do more to combat racial profiling by officers.

11/14/2010

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Los Angeles County To Unveil Veterans Court

Los Angeles County is joining court systems across the U.S. that are focusing on rehabilitating military veterans who have troubles with the law rather than putting them in jail.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/13/2010

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