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Report: LAUSD Misappropriated $158M In Funds For Low-Income Meals

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) racked up an alleged $158 million in misappropriations and unallowable charges, according to a new report Wednesday.

02/06/2013

Guns

Calif. Lawmakers Consider Tighter Restrictions On Weapons

California lawmakers promised Tuesday to move cautiously as they consider tighter restrictions on handguns, assault rifles and ammunition purchases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/29/2013

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Viewing Parties To Be Held Downtown For Presidential Immigration Rally

A viewing party will be held in the Westlake District Tuesday during President Barack Obama’s rally for public support of immigration overhaul.

01/29/2013

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‘Fiscal Cliff’ Deal Brings Some Relief To Calif.

The deal in Washington to avoid the “fiscal cliff” will bring a reprieve to California’s slowly rebounding economy, but uncertainty remains in part because Congress delayed action on federal spending cuts.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/02/2013

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi with female House Democrats (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Pelosi Stays On As Leader, Continuing To Defy The GOP War On Women

She will remain the one woman in a leadership position in the room when important issues effecting women are negotiated over the next year and a strong reminder that Democrats stand with women and promote them to positions of power.

11/14/2012

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Opinion: Ballots Full Of Women

While Mitt Romney talks about binders full of women, Democrats have ballots full of women.

11/06/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s Desperation Showing In Final Days Of Campaign

As the campaign draws to a close it has become very apparent that Obama will return to the White House and that Harry Reid will lead a Democratic Senate.

11/02/2012

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Opinion: Republicans Are Abandoning Romney’s Sinking Ship

Romney is dragging his own campaign and every Republican down. Republican operatives and House and Senate candidates have conceded as much throughout the month of September.

09/26/2012

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Bill Extends Calif. Vote-Counting Deadline

California would allow three extra days for mail-in ballots to be accepted by elections officials under a bill approved by the state Senate.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/31/2012

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Unions Blast Gov. Jerry Brown’s Pension Plan

Gov. Jerry Brown announced a “historic pension reform agreement” Tuesday that will cap pensions and raise employee contributions and the retirement age.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/28/2012

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.

08/14/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Audacity Of Harry Reid

How dare Harry Reid, the Majority Leader of the U.S. Senate, spew his latest unsubstantiated rumors against Mitt Romney?

08/01/2012

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Harry Reid Dares to Talk About Angry Old White Men

Harry Reid got – as he often does – in calling Republican donors “angry old white men”. Imagine the reaction if House Speaker John Boehner were to say something such as: support or donations to Obama made by 17 angry black men.

07/18/2012

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Opinion: Republicans Vote For Denial Of Affordable Health Care Again

Tea Party zealots in Congress are obsessed with stripping people of their right and access to affordable care.

07/11/2012

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Senate Asks Federal Regulators To Disclose Details About San Onofre’s Woes

The idled San Onofre nuclear power plant is facing new scrutiny from Congress as the utility that operates it moves closer to proposing a fix to get the twin reactors back in service.

05/16/2012

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