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Laura Richardson

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  • Relatives await custody of baby found in car trunk

    Relatives await custody of baby found in car trunk
    Custody of a 5-month-old boy found in the trunk of a car near Lauderhill may be given to the baby's father or great-grandmother pending the outcome of a home study, according to the Florida Department of Children and Families. Broward juvenile...
  • Kinde Durkee short in restitution for $10.5-million theft

    SACRAMENTO -- More than a year after campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee was ordered to repay $10.5 million she embezzled from the accounts of dozens of politicians, including U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, federal officials say they have only been able to...
  • More campaigns pit one political party against itself

    The race to succeed Rep. Henry A. Waxman is emblematic of a fresh wave sweeping across California's politics and, increasingly, the national landscape: intraparty fratricide as a means of upward political mobility. Four of California's Democrats in...
  • Recapping The Times' election endorsements

     Recapping The Times' election endorsements
    President: Barack Obama. The president's accomplishments during his first four years — steadying the economy, rescuing the automobile industry and winning passage of measures to stimulate the economy, crack down on financial industry abuses and...
  • Democrats gain big in Legislature

    Democrats gain big in Legislature
    Democrats were within striking distance of a supermajority in the state Senate late Tuesday, and were drawing near in the Assembly as well, moving the party closer to unilateral power to raise taxes. The potential gains, a result of sweeping changes...
  • California Democrats Emerge More Powerful After Election

    California Democrats Emerge More Powerful After Election
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and his fellow Democrats are on the cusp of a coveted supermajority in both the Assembly and Senate, giving them the rare power to raise taxes without any Republican support. No single party has held such a supermajority in...
  • GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives

    GOP Retains Grip on U.S. House of Representatives
    WASHINGTON -- Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control. "The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to Republicans,...
  • Prosecutors seek 97-month prison term for Burbank accountant

    Federal prosecutors have recommended that former campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee be sentenced to 97 months in prison after she pleaded guilty to five counts of mail fraud involving the theft of more than $7 million in political funds from 50 clients,...
  • Jerry Brown, California Democrats appear to be big winners in election

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown’s $6-billion-a-year tax initiative to rescue California schools and the state's finances appeared to squeak by with a victory....
  • Jerry Brown's $6-billion tax plan winning in California

     
    Proposition 30, the $6-billion-a-year tax initiative to rescue California schools and the state's finances, appeared to win in a major victory for Gov. Jerry Brown. Brown had warned that if voters rejected the measure, billions of dollars would be cut.......
  • Janice Hahn wins 44th Congressional District

     
    With all voter precincts reporting, Democratic Rep. Janice Hahn beat fellow Democratic Rep. Laura Richardson in a newly drawn district that runs north from the Port of Los Angeles through several working-class, strongly minority communities, preliminary...