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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation expanding the ability of state agents to seize firearms from nearly 20,000 Californians who are not allowed to have them. They collectively own more than […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will sign a measure approved by Congress today that would end the furloughs of air traffic controllers. But a spokesman says it’s just a “Band-Aid solution” to the problems caused by automatic spending cuts.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers took their first step toward moving a package of gun control bills Tuesday, following tough firearm and ammunition restrictions enacted in several other states .
LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is not going away quietly. During his state of the city address, the departing Democrat criticized the two candidates who could succeed him for lacking substance in their plans for education.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are a forward-looking people, which is to say they can have the attention span of a gnat. So presidential campaigns seem like distant history almost from the moment someone wins. It’s goodbye, good riddance — and hello to something else.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The prospects for congressional approval of an assault weapons ban appear to be even slimmer, now that Senate Democratic leaders are removing that provision from the firearms legislation the Senate will debate next month.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is finally cleaning up its unfinished budget business for the 2013 budget year with a bipartisan government-wide funding bill. But they are gearing up for divisive votes over how to fix the nation’s long-term deficit woes.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A coalition of environmental and labor groups is announcing opposition to Gov. Jerry Brown’s effort to overhaul California’s landmark environmental law.
(AP) – House Republicans and Senate Democrats are rolling out their budget proposals this week as the two political parties lay down markers for what is expected to be a prolonged fight over taxes and spending.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans pushed legislation through the House on Wednesday to ease the short-term impact of $85 billion in spending cuts and prevent a government shutdown this month.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – With all precincts reporting in Los Angeles, two City Hall veterans earned the right to advance to a runoff election to replace outgoing Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
Now that voters in Los Angeles have cast their ballots in the primary for mayor, the top two contenders are preparing to meet in a runoff election on May 21. Click to listen to interviews with them after winning a spot for the runoff election.