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- GOP blocks Senate bill curbing gender pay gap Updated: Apr-09-14 4:56 pm
- US attorney in Los Angeles named for judgeship Updated: Apr-03-14 10:23 pm
- American spy's release would be high-stakes gamble Updated: Apr-02-14 3:15 am
- California Senate suspends 3 Democratic lawmakers Updated: Mar-28-14 9:19 pm
- Rogers, GOP hawk, quitting Congress for radio show Updated: Mar-28-14 8:51 pm
- Gun control advocates: Lawmaker arrest is setback Updated: Mar-27-14 7:16 pm
- California state senator freed from jail on bond Updated: Mar-26-14 10:44 pm
- Bills introduced in Congress banning online gaming Updated: Mar-26-14 7:30 pm
- Obama to propose ending NSA's phone call sweep Updated: Mar-25-14 12:29 am
- Congress focuses on dams amid California's drought Updated: Mar-23-14 2:16 pm
WASHINGTON - Some of the challengers in California's most competitive congressional races are showing strong fundraising for the first three months of the year, reinforcing how much an independent redistricting process has changed the political landscape and turned a handful of congressional seats into battlegrounds between the two parties.
WASHINGTON - A controversial torture report by the Senate Intelligence Committee paints a pattern of CIA deception about the effectiveness of waterboarding and other brutal interrogation methods used on terror suspects after the Sept. 11 attacks, according to leaked findings. The committee said it will ask the Justice Department to investigate how the material was published.
WASHINGTON - The State Department is seeking the declassification of a 10-month-old letter expressing its concerns about a controversial Senate torture review, U.S. officials said Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - Republicans blocked a Senate bill Wednesday aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and women, an election-year ritual that Democrats hope will help spur women to back them in this fall's congressional elections.
LOS ANGELES - President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated a U.S. attorney from Southern California to become a federal District Court judge.
WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is bringing the U.S. closer than it has been in years to granting convicted spy Jonathan Pollard an early release in a high-stakes gamble to advance Mideast peace talks.
SACRAMENTO, California - The California Senate voted Friday to suspend three lawmakers caught up in separate criminal cases after the latest one to be hauled into court refused to step down, the most serious house-cleaning action the chamber has taken in more than a century.
WASHINGTON - Rep. Mike Rogers, the brash-talking Republican security hawk who has criticized the Obama administration yet commanded uncommon bipartisan support as chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said Friday he was retiring from Congress next year.
SACRAMENTO, California - Gun-control groups said Thursday they were trying to find a new legislative leader to champion firearms restrictions after one of their most outspoken supporters was charged in a federal gun-trafficking case.
SAN FRANCISCO - California state Sen. Leland Yee has been released from custody and his lawyer says the Democrat from San Francisco plans to plead not guilty to corruption and gun charges.
WASHINGTON - Lawmakers from both parties introduced legislation in the House and Senate on Wednesday aimed at banning online gambling, setting the stage for an uncertain battle in Congress.
WASHINGTON - The White House wants the National Security Agency to get out of the business of sweeping up and storing vast amounts of data on Americans' phone calls.
WASHINGTON - California's drought has sparked a new push by federal lawmakers to create or expand a handful of reservoirs around the state, ramping up a political battle that former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger once referred to as a "holy war in some ways."