SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown says he sees little support in the Legislature for overhauling California’s landmark environmental protection law, a comment that surprised the leader of the state Senate.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Attorney General Kamala Harris is declining to address comments this month by President Barack Obama that sparked a national discussion over whether compliments paid to a woman detract from her accomplishments.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A liberal political fundraising group in Kentucky is being tied to a secret recording of a campaign meeting held by U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell in which his aides disparaged actress Ashley Judd.
NEW YORK (AP) — A bold comeback attempt or the height of chutzpah?
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has apologized to California’s attorney general for commenting on her looks at a Democratic fundraiser.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama praised California’s attorney general for more than her smarts and toughness at a Democratic Party event Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats neared approval of their first budget proposal in four years on Friday, calling for almost $1 trillion in tax increases over the coming decade while sheltering safety net programs targeted by House Republicans.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a special election in May to fill a state Senate seat in the Central Valley that opened after a moderate Democrat quit to work for Chevron.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators may be nearing an end to their partisan dispute over curbing unlimited delays called filibusters. And it probably won’t require senators to debate like the actor Jimmy Stewart did in the movie “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden in 2016? The inauguration is barely over but the vice president already is dropping plenty of hints that he might have another political act.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has approved a $60.4 billion emergency spending package for Hurricane Sandy recovery. The 61-33 vote Friday sends the measure to the House, where the bill faces uncertain prospects.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The leader of the state Senate says California’s approach to treating mental illness should serve as a national model in response to last week’s massacre of schoolchildren in Newtown, Conn.