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  • Pot legalization across US may hinge on 2016 California vote

    SAN FRANCISCO A fight next year over whether to allow recreational marijuana use in California may serve as a tipping point as legalization proponents press their campaign in other U.S. states. "A lot of eyes are on California," Gavin Newsom, the state's...
  • Why Hillary Clinton can't win the fundraising expectations game

    As Hillary Clinton begins her second presidential bid, and the business of paying for it, her supporters predict that she will be deemed a fundraising failure no matter how much money she collects. One of the world's most recognizable politicians,...
  • Clinton's second act: Her long road to 2016 decision

    Around Christmas, Hillary Rodham Clinton set off on her annual holiday vacation at Oscar de la Renta's beachfront estate in the Dominican Republic. It was a somber and serious time for Clinton. De la Renta, whose relationship with the former first lady...
  • As Clinton begins, her super PAC plans to fold

    When Hillary Rodham Clinton announces her presidential campaign, as expected, more than a dozen people in a nondescript office building overlooking the Potomac River will blast out the news by email and social media to millions of her supporters, urging...
  • State Lobbyists, Politicians Caught In Probe Of Herbalife Billion Dollar Stock Gamble

    State Lobbyists, Politicians Caught In Probe Of Herbalife Billion Dollar Stock Gamble
    A stock manipulation investigation that is captivating Wall Street has spilled into Connecticut, where one of the state's premier lobbying firms is involved in a campaign to discredit Herbalife, the nutritional supplement giant at the center of the case....
  • OneWest Bank takeover deal to be debated at hearing

    OneWest Bank takeover deal to be debated at hearing
    CIT Group's $3.4-billion takeover of Pasadena's OneWest Bank will come under scrutiny today at a public-benefit hearing called by U.S. bank regulators. The Federal Reserve and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency scheduled the hearing at the...
  • State's Richest Residents Top Forbes Earnings List In Down Year For Hedge Funds

    State's Richest Residents Top Forbes Earnings List In Down Year For Hedge Funds
    What does a lousy year look like for the richest Wall Street traders? It's brutal. Connecticut's two wealthiest residents came out on top in theĀ Forbes ranking of the "25 Highest Earning Hedge Fund Managers and Traders" for 2014 — but they raked...
  • Lawyer and activist Bryan Stevenson calls for markers to be erected at lynching sites

    Lawyer and activist Bryan Stevenson calls for markers to be erected at lynching sites
    If the attorney, activist and author Bryan Stevenson has his way, dozens of sites around the South will one day erect memorials to mark the spot where African-American victims were hanged by lynch mobs during the Jim Crow era. Stevenson, the founder...
  • Fed to hold public hearing on pending OneWest-CIT merger

    Fed to hold public hearing on pending OneWest-CIT merger
    Bank regulators will hold a public hearing later this month in Los Angeles on the planned $3.4-billion takeover of OneWest Bank in Pasadena, rejecting efforts by its chief executive to win approval without such an inquiry. The decision, announced...
  • Public hearing planned on proposed sale of OneWest Bank to CIT Group

    Public hearing planned on proposed sale of OneWest Bank to CIT Group
    Rejecting an unusual email campaign fomented by a top bank officer, regulators decided to hold a public hearing later this month in Los Angeles on the planned $3.4-billion takeover of OneWest Bank in Pasadena. The decision, announced Friday, came one...
  • Many California politicians finished election with funds for future use

    Many California politicians finished election with funds for future use
    Facing few serious challenges for statewide posts in last year's election, many California politicians were free to make financial decisions with an eye toward the future, final campaign reports show. John Chiang had token opposition in his race for...