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  • Political Landscape

    Glendale's worries about former Police Chief Randy Adams' extraordinary pension may be solved by a case California Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown filed Wednesday against Adams and two other former officials of the city of Bell. Adams more than doubled his...
  • Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel Walks Out of His Ethics Trial

    Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel Walks Out of His Ethics Trial
    Saying that "fifty years of public service is on the line," Rep. Charles Rangel, the longest-serving New York member of congress, implored a House ethics panel Monday to postpone his ethics trial. In a dramatic statement, he said he needed to get a new...
  • Harlem Rep. Charlie Rangel Wants Censure Penalty Lightened

    Harlem Rep. Charlie Rangel Wants Censure Penalty Lightened
    Rep. Charles Rangel wants to tell House colleagues that censures are for corrupt politicians and he's not one of them. The House ethics committee voted 9-1 on Nov. 18 to recommend a censure of the 80-year-old Democrat from New York's Harlem. Rangel...
  • Children of Vietnam War servicemen seek U.S. citizenship

    Children of Vietnam War servicemen seek U.S. citizenship
    Randy Tran walked quickly past the majestic domes and marble statues of Capitol Hill, looking for the Cannon House Office building and the people he believed could help him. Tran, a Vietnamese pop singer who lives in a Bay Area suburb and sleeps on a...
  • House passes new surveillance law

    The House today easily approved a compromise bill setting new electronic surveillance rules that effectively shield telecommunications companies from lawsuits arising from the government's terrorism-era warrantless eavesdropping on phone and computer...
  • Bush un-impeachment bill gets hearing

     
    by Katie Fretland and updated Critics of President George W. Bush got the chance to air grievances against him Friday at a House Judiciary Committee "non-impeachment hearing" before a packed audience of political activists. Even Cindy Sheehan, the...
  • Immigration votes lacking: White House

     
    by Peter Nicholas and Peter Wallsten White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel said today that there is not enough support in Congress now to pass a comprehensive immigration bill providing a path to citizenship for the nation's illegal immigrants,......
  • Ethics probe so big lawmakers have to take a number -- half the Pentagon spending committee caught in net

     
    We already knew that Ways and Means Chairman Charlie Rangel was under investigation for failing to report some of his real estate holdings and rental income, and a few other goodies, on his financial disclosure forms. And that the Ethics......
  • House chafes at Senate 'dithering,' plans 2010 payback

     
    The House of Representatives has always been the stepchild. With 435 members, it's hard to remember all the players, let alone invite them all on TV. The Senate, with only 100 members, each with a lot more power, usually basks......
  • Governor chides California's Congress members over federal money

     
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger sharpened his criticism of the federal government in an interview televised this morning, taking aim at California’s congressional representatives for what he said was a failure to advocate for enough funding from Washington....
  • A lethal limbo for migrants

    In May 2007, Victoria Arellano, a 23-year-old transgender immigrant from Mexico, was sent to a detention center in San Pedro after being arrested on a traffic charge. Arellano, who was born a male and had come to the United States illegally as a child,...