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  • Federal government is failing to protect abused children from future harm, new report says

    The federal government's failure to enforce the nation's child protection laws is a "national disgrace" that leaves abused children vulnerable to future harm, according to a three-year study by two child advocacy groups.
  • New Assemblyman Harper pursues residents' ideas: global-warming, bag-ban repeals

    New Assemblyman Harper pursues residents' ideas: global-warming, bag-ban repeals
    Since leaving the Huntington Beach City Council after his election to the state Assembly in November, Matthew Harper has been asking his constituents what state laws they would like him to try to create, modify or remove. Harper (R-Huntington Beach),...

    House border bill yanked as GOP remains divided

    WASHINGTON House Republican leaders Monday pulled a controversial border security bill from a pending vote, citing severe weather conditions in the Northeast and a short congressional work week but opponents said it was yanked because of sagging...

    House Democrats seek paid leave for federal workers

    House Democrats seek paid leave for federal workers
    Federal workers would be entitled to six weeks of paid leave for the birth or adoption of a child under legislation introduced Monday by several House Democrats – a long shot effort that comes a week after President Barack Obama called for the...

    With confusion, Senate kills McAuliffe gun bills

    State senators killed off nearly all of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's gun control package Monday, downing 10 bills in a Republican-controlled committee. It seemed for a while, though, that they had advanced a major Democratic priority: Stripping people of...