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  • Congress keeps California water talks flowing

    WASHINGTON Secret California water bill negotiations have a "55 percent to 60 percent chance" of success during the fast-fading 113th Congress, Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer said Thursday. In her first extended public comments on the closely held water...
  • Poll: Weak support for Prop. 46 targeting medical malpractice

    Poll: Weak support for Prop. 46 targeting medical malpractice
    Voter support appears to be soft for a November ballot measure that is the subject of a heated and potentially costly battle between the lawyers who back it and the doctors and insurers who oppose it, according to new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll....
  • NFL roundup: Senators seek 'zero-tolerance' for domestic violence

    The Sports Xchange NFL roundup: Senators seek 'zero-tolerance' for domestic violence Sixteen female senators on Thursday sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell requesting that the NFL adopt a zero-tolerance policy against domestic violence....
  • Lawmakers seek 'zero-tolerance' policy against domestic violence

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Resending to fix second paragraph Lawmakers seek 'zero-tolerance' policy against domestic violence Sixteen female senators on Thursday sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell requesting that the NFL adopt a zero-...
  • Female senators urge Goodell to adopt zero-tolerance domestic violence policy

    Female senators urge Goodell to adopt zero-tolerance domestic violence policy
    Sixteen female senators have sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell requesting that the NFL adopt a zero-tolerance policy against domestic violence. Goodell recently instituted a policy with a six-game suspension for first-time domestic...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer stars in ad for medical malpractice initiative

    U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) emerged as a forceful spokeswoman for an inititiative to raise some medical malpractice awards in the state, appearing Wednesday in supporters' first campaign ad. Boxer appeared at a news conference in San Francisco to...
  • Is Neel Kashkari debating Jerry Brown to win, place or merely show?

    Is Neel Kashkari debating Jerry Brown to win, place or merely show?
    What is Neel Kashkari trying to do, and does it matter? Kashkari, the Republican candidate challenging three-term Gov. Jerry Brown, the state’s highest profile Democrat, on Thursday night gets his one shot to face Brown in a live televised and...
  • Salton Sea inaction could cause 'catastrophic change,' report says

    Salton Sea inaction could cause 'catastrophic change,' report says
    Saving the beleaguered Salton Sea will be expensive, but allowing it to continue deteriorating will cost even more in terms of dollars, unemployment, property values and damage to public health, according to a study released Wednesday by the Pacific...
  • Sen. Boxer defends U.S. policy against paying terrorist ransoms

    Days after the grisly killing of American journalist James Foley revived debate about whether the U.S. government should pay ransoms to terrorists, Sen. Barbara Boxer defended its “very clear” policy. “We don’t negotiate with...