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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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Lawmakers, Women’s Groups Outraged Over ‘Arcane’ Rape Law

An appellate court ruling overturning a rape conviction because the victim wasn’t married prompted anger Friday from women’s groups and a state legislator who plans to introduce a bill that would close the legal loophole.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/04/2013

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Calif. Lawmakers Promise Action On Gun Control Following Conn. Mass Shooting

Several California lawmakers reacted to the Conn. mass shooting by calling for new laws aimed at increasing safety, either through gun control or improved security at public schools.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/17/2012

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Human Trafficking Spreading In Calif.

The number of people identified as victims of human trafficking in California has increased steadily since 2010 as the crime has become a growing threat, California Attorney General Kamala Harris reported Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/16/2012

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‘Occupy LA’ Calls For Bank Moratorium On ‘All Foreclosures’, Will Meet With Wells Fargo Officials

Protesters gathered to call for banks to temporarily halt all foreclosure proceedings nationwide.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/03/2012

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Calif. AG Says Sirhan Sirhan’s Appeal Should Be Denied

California Attorney General Kamala Harris says Sirhan Sirhan should not win his latest appeal for freedom.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/02/2012

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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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Lawyers Accused Of Scamming Desperate Homeowners In Bank Suits

California prosecutors have filed a major lawsuit against several lawyers and call center operators for allegedly running a nationwide scam to dupe desperate homeowners into paying thousands of dollars to join dubious lawsuits against the country’s largest banks.

08/18/2011

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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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Panel Says Attorney General Should Promote Criminal Rehabilitation

California Attorney General Kamala Harris should take on an expanded role by attacking the roots of crime while trying to keep parolees from returning to prison, according to a briefing document released Wednesday from law enforcement and reform experts.

03/16/2011

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Calif. Attorney General Asks Court To Lift Gay Marriage Stay

California’s attorney general has asked a federal appeals court to allow gay marriages to resume while the court considers the constitutionality of the state’s ban on same-sex unions.

03/01/2011

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