Justice Scalia's Death Sparks Political Feud Over Picking His SuccessorPresident Obama vows to pick the staunch conservative jurist's successor in due time while Republicans promise to block his efforts.
Almost Half Americans Polled Say Another Terror Attack Likely To Happen SoonForty-four percent of Americans think another terror attack in the next few months is very likely, according to a CBS News/New York Times poll.
Claremont McKenna College Professor Jack Pitney Weighs In On GOP Presidential CandidatesClaremont McKenna College Professor Jack Pitney believes the chances of the party's newest candidates winning the nomination are slim.
State Superintendent's Race Features Differing Visions For SchoolsThe future direction of California’s public schools will be decided in the Nov. 4 race for state superintendent of public instruction, which pits incumbent Tom Torlakson against challenger Marshall Tuck.
Unions Claim Prop 32 Would Rob Them Of Political PowerLabor union members claim Proposition 32, which would limit how unions raise money for California political campaigns, would rob them of their political power.
State Lawmakers’ Interest Group-Funded Hawaiian Trip Raises ControversyA planned week-long trip to Hawaii by state lawmakers, during which they are scheduled to meet with members of some very powerful interest groups, has triggered outrage in some circles.