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  • As California withers, federal water bill mired in secrecy

    WASHINGTON Five months into a new Congress, and deep into a lasting drought, California water legislation still stymies and splits the state's lawmakers. Draft copies are tightly held. Myriad details are in flux. The legislative timing remains unsettled....
  • New push to give Pentagon the lead on drone strikes

    The deaths of an Italian and an American in a covert CIA drone strike in Pakistan — and the rhetorical contortions required of the president when he informed the world — have breathed new urgency into a long-stalled plan to give the Pentagon...
  • Lawmakers seek FDA review of ingredients used in cosmetics

    Lawmakers seek FDA review of ingredients used in cosmetics
    Two U.S. senators introduced legislation Monday that would require the Food and Drug Administration to evaluate and report on some of the ingredients used in cosmetics and personal-care products such as shampoo and skin cream. The bill would require...
  • Sen. Corker: Congress needs to scour final Iran nuke deal

    Sen. Corker: Congress needs to scour final Iran nuke deal
    Congressional scrutiny and approval of any nuclear agreement with Iran are essential and will help ensure the deal isn't a bad one, the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said Sunday. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said Congress has a...
  • Obama and Feinstein join debate on Clinton's private emails

    Obama and Feinstein join debate on Clinton's private emails
    President Obama said he first learned from news reports that Hillary Rodham Clinton used a private email account while serving as his secretary of State. “The policy of my administration is to encourage transparency, which is why my emails, the...
  • Eric Holder, Tom Toles: Sunday guests

    Eric Holder, Tom Toles: Sunday guests
    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will be a guest on four Sunday morning talk shows, and the topic will be the Paris terrorist attacks. Holder will attend international terror talks, convened by France, on Sunday in Paris. Holder will talk to CBS' "Face...
  • Will Islamic State wring its hands like us over torture? Not likely

    Will Islamic State wring its hands like us over torture? Not likely
    The Islamic State doesn't appear ready to follow our lead, so don't expect it to release its report on the morality of severing American heads any time soon. Though they call themselves a state, they're actually a mob of terrorists in Iraq and Syria....
  • Kerry urges caution over timing of torture report release

    Kerry urges caution over timing of torture report release
    Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday privately expressed concern about the timing of the release of a long-awaited Congressional report criticizing the CIA's use of harsh interrogation methods days before it was expected to be released. Kerry's...
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein resolute in opposition to legalizing pot

     As the majority of California voters grow comfortable with the idea of pot legalization, their senior senator in Washington is making it clear that she most certainly is not. Dianne Feinstein is emerging as one of Washington's toughest critics of the...
  • Feinstein, Boxer urge California to reconsider vaccine exemptions

    Feinstein, Boxer urge California to reconsider vaccine exemptions
    California’s two U.S. senators on Wednesday called on state officials to reconsider California’s policy on allowing exemptions to childhood vaccinations. Democratic Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer, in a letter to state Health and...
  • Willie Brown warns Villaraigosa: 'Don't crowd Kamala!'

    Willie Brown warns Villaraigosa: 'Don't crowd Kamala!'
    With the possible exception of a Hollywood celebrity following in the footsteps of Arnold Schwarzenegger, a Republican candidate has as much chance getting elected to the U.S. Senate from California as a Southern Baptist has to become pope. The only way...