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On Feb. 14, a Hollywood delegation showed up at the White House. Motion Picture Academy President Hawk Koch, Oscar producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron and film mogul Harvey Weinstein had come to explore a rather important matter (for them): They wanted...
President Obama pleaded with Congress last week to remember the victims of December's schoolhouse shootings in Connecticut and tighten the nation's gun laws. "Shame on us if we've forgotten," he said. "Don't get squishy." But four months after the...
Staff WriterImperial County backs comprehensive immigration reform, the Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday although a resolution of support is pending. A resolution of support of comprehensive immigration reform is expected however, once a bill is available. In...
For all the clamor from the White House and many in Congress to address the American scourge of gun violence, signs continue to point to a half-measure solution at best. President Barack Obama's State of the Union plea to the nation's lawmakers that the...
Jules WitcoverWASHINGTON -- As a consensus has slowly built that Congress will at best settle for half a loaf on tough new gun-control legislation, President Obama continues to do a version of a Muhammad Ali rope-a-dope dance on the issue. At the White House on...
CIA Director John Brennan is reportedly considering promoting an official who ran an overseas "black site" where suspected terrorists were interrogated and who was involved in the decision to destroy videotapes of waterboarding. It's an outrageous idea....
Over the last 40 years, I've been involved in a lot of political battles for a lot of different causes: workers' rights, women's rights, gay rights, environmental protection, anti-war, anti-nuclear power, anti-urban sprawl, animal rights, gun control,...
Tags: Family, Joe Biden, Interior Policy, Kay Hagan, Feminism
We’re more than willing to listen to any idea regarding how to make our nation’s ports of entry more efficient. When an idea involves one of our local ports and public-private partnerships, our level of interest skyrockets. A public-...
Tags: Politics, Juan Vargas, Migration, U.S. Congress, Henry Cuellar
The following is from the March 19 City Council meeting. All council members were present. * EXTRAORDINARY BUSINESS Mayor Kelly Boyd presented a proclamation declaring April as Donate Life California Month in Laguna Beach to Marisa Garcia, ambassador...
SACRAMENTO — As the national firearms debate reaches a crescendo, a Northern California congressman is proving that you can be both a gun lover and a gun controller. Rep. Mike Thompson of St. Helena, a moderate "blue dog" Democrat who represents...
If you took Sen. Rand Paul duck hunting, he'd probably shoot the decoy. That's the impression the first-term Kentucky Republican gave when he took the floor of the U.S. Senate on Wednesday for a 13-hour rambling real-life imitation of Jimmy Stewart's...
Staff WriterEfforts to rally political support for the so-called P3 continues, as the county Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to urge California senators to back the bill that allows private funding for port of entry expansions. U.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer and...
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