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  • Biden backs Garcetti plan to boost minimum wage to $13.25 by 2017

    Biden backs Garcetti plan to boost minimum wage to $13.25 by 2017
    Vice President Joe Biden joined Los Angeles politicians Tuesday to throw his support behind Mayor Eric Garcetti's plan to raise the minimum wage. "No one in America should be working 40 hours a week and living below the poverty level -- no one," Biden...
  • Democrats hoping to succeed Miller will battle over party backing

    Democrats hoping to succeed Miller will battle over party backing
    Hoping to pick up an Inland Empire congressional district in this year's elections, Democratic campaign officials got behind Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar from the start and hoped party voters would do the same. But the three other Democrats in the race...
  • Obama orders deportation review, seeks more humane enforcement

    Obama orders deportation review, seeks more humane enforcement
    WASHINGTON - President Obama is directing top immigration officials to review U.S. deportation practices to see whether they can be carried out "more humanely" while still enforcing the laws on the books. In an evening meeting with Latino lawmakers,...
  • Hilda Solis backs Eloise Gomez Reyes for Gary Miller's House seat

    Hilda Solis backs Eloise Gomez Reyes for Gary Miller's House seat
    Former U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis has endorsed Colton attorney Eloise Gomez Reyes from among the growing field of candidates competing for an open Inland Empire congressional district seat. "In this day and age when the powerful special...
  • Guest list: Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Darrell Issa

    Guest list: Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Darrell Issa
    UPDATED: Barack Obama and Bill Clinton are the main guests on the Sunday programs this weekend. Obama talks to George Stephanopoulos on ABC's "This Week," which starts at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Obama told ABC that the World Cup is affecting some...
  • Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk: 'Outlaw Prophet' and more

    Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk: 'Outlaw Prophet' and more
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 29 - July 5, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Buying Naked Nudists look to buy property...
  • House Democrats will seek to force vote on minimum wage

    House Democrats will seek to force vote on minimum wage
    CAMBRIDGE, Md. – Democrats will seek to force a House vote on raising the federal minimum wage, party leaders said Thursday, but even getting the proposal to a vote will be an uphill fight. As the minority party in the House, Democrats cannot...
  • Obama, the shrinking imperialist president

    Of all the time-honored failings for which we criticize sitting presidents — by "we" I mean pundits, academics and other members of the chattering phylum — two charges stand out: imperialism and shrinkage. Usually it's one or the other. When...
  • Rep. Becerra endorses Eloise Gomez Reyes for Congress

    Rep. Becerra endorses Eloise Gomez Reyes for Congress
    Breaking with the election arm of House Democrats, Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Los Angeles) has endorsed Colton attorney Eloise Gomez Reyes for an open Inland Empire congressional seat. "Eloise is a proven leader who will get the job done in Washington for...
  • EPA rule sparks debate: Is it a job killer or bold step for future?

    The Obama administration's proposed carbon-emissions rule sparked a political and economic debate that is likely to play out for months. Here are some of the comments from lawmakers and interest groups: “Today’s announcement is a dagger in...
  • Boycott or not? Democrats face choice on Benghazi investigation

    House Speaker John A. Boehner’s decision to form a select committee on Benghazi has put Democrats in a bind: Do they participate in what they view as an election-year stunt, or boycott it and give up the opportunity to act as a watchdog? Rank-and-...