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  • PopPolitics: Morgan Spurlock Tackles The Economy (Listen)

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - On the latest edition of "PopPolitics," Variety's new show on SiriusXM's POTUS Channel, director Morgan Spurlock talks about his latest project, "We the Economy," in which he convinced directors and other entertainment...
  • Obama arrives in Bay Area for Democratic fundraisers

    SAN FRANCISCO President Barack Obama arrived Friday for a two-day fundraising blitz to bolster his Democratic Party's flagging fortunes for November's midterm election. Air Force One touched down at San Francisco International Airport at 3:32 p.m. On...
  • U.S. biofuel mandate cuts would raise carbon pollution: lawmakers

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration's proposed cuts to U.S. biofuel use targets could undermine the White House's plan to tackle climate change, according to two Democrats on the Senate committee that oversees the renewable fuel mandate. The...
  • From California's Central Valley to, perhaps, 'Madam ambassador'

    WASHINGTON Lifelong high achiever Maria Echaveste, a farmworker's kid shaped by California's San Joaquin Valley, has been nominated for her biggest job yet, U.S. ambassador to Mexico. If confirmed by the Senate, Echaveste, 60, would be the first woman to...
  • Hillary Clinton to Headline Hollywood-Centric Fundraiser for 2014 Senate Candidates

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - In what is being buzzed about as a prelude to a possible presidential run, Hillary Clinton will headline a Hollywood-centric fundraiser on Oct. 20 for Democratic Senate candidates, with Jeffrey Katzenberg and Casey Wasserman as...
  • Drought-stricken California communities seek help from Congress

    WASHINGTON Seventeen California cities and counties urged Congress on Tuesday to complete drought legislation that's hung up in secret negotiations. The municipal resolutions passed in recent weeks by small towns like Dos Palos and counties like Kern and...
  • Hollywood 'Ready for Hillary' at Political Fundraiser

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Burt Bacharach sang "Alfie" and Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) talked of the urgency of keeping the Senate this year from Republican Mitch McConnell's leadership. But the several dozen industry figures and Los Angeles politicos...
  • Female senator blasts Roger Goodell's news conference in new letter

    WASHINGTON Sen. Barbara Boxer is making a personal appeal to the new National Football League executive in charge of government affairs, calling for more action to address domestic violence. In the letter, the California Democrat notes past work by...
  • Cal State plan to aid sexual assault victims praised

    Cal State plan to aid sexual assault victims praised
    California State University will appoint advocates for victims of sexual assault on all 23 of its campuses -- a move that may spur other colleges around the nation to take similar action, lawmakers said Monday. Cal State's plan had not been widely...
  • Congress mostly approves of airstrikes in Syria so far

    Congress found itself in a familiar position after President Obama ordered airstrikes on terrorists in Syria -- clamoring for a legislative role in the process, but perhaps relieved of not being asked to take one. Members of Congress registered mostly...
  • Kaine continues push for CTE, with program aimed at middle school

    On the heels of a recess swing through Virginia that focused on career and technical education, including a stop at the Apprentice School, Sen. Tim Kaine today introduced a bill to set up a pilot program for middle school technical education. The aim is...