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Kobach Refuses To Remove Taylor from November Ballot

The Kansas Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments to decide whether Chad Taylor's name will remain on the November ballot for getting a place in the US Senate.

Secretary of State Kris Kobach on Tuesday said a new candidate should be selected by Democratic leaders if Chad Taylor is... read more

Arnold Schwarzenegger erases Maria Shriver from Official Governor Portrait

Arnold Schwarzenegger, former Governor of California, has removed the image of ex-wife Maria Shriver from his official governor portrait.

The oil painting did not have small lapel pin featuring Shriver that Schwarzenegger had worn in 2003. The pin was covered by blue paint that can be... read more

Schwarzenegger touts California’s Assembly Bill 32

As world leaders are preparing to assemble in Lima and Paris for next round of UN climate talks, California is ready to lead by example, actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said.

Addressing a gathering at a symposium on Monday this week, Schwarzenegger touted... read more

Raimondo voted as Democratic nominee for Governor in Primary Election Results

In Tuesday's primary elections, the Rhode Islanders voted state General Treasurer Gina Raimondo, the Democratic nominee, for governor. Now, she will be facing Tuesday's GOP winner, Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, in November and if she wins the governorship then she will be the state's first female... read more

George W. Bush and Bill Clinton Launch Presidential Leadership Scholars program

Two former presidents of America, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, launched a new scholars program at four presidential centers. The Presidential Leadership Scholars program is a partnership between the Clinton, Bush, George H. W. Bush and Lyndon B. Johnson presidential centers.

The two... read more

California’s paid sick leave bill awaiting Governor Brown’s signature

A bill designed to provide up to three paid sick leaves a year to all workers in California has passed the state legislature and is now waiting Governor Jerry Brown's signature.

The California Assembly approved the measure, AB1522, last Saturday with a 50-20 vote. The state Senate... read more

Hillary Clinton Finally Speaks on Ferguson

Hillary Rodham Clinton, the former United States Secretary of State and US Senator, has finally broken her silence on Ferguson incident. Her first comment on the death of an unarmed 18-year-old black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, has come after 19 days of the incident.

Speaking to... read more

Lawmakers kill the medical marijuana bill again

California's historic bill that would have legalized and regulated medical marijuana in the state landed in the dustbin again as the Assembly Appropriations Committee failed to pass the measure within the stipulated time period.

The Senate Bill 1262 (SB 1262) had until yesterday to obtain... read more

Splitting California into six separate states won’t do GOP any favor: study

Splitting up California into six separate states, as suggested by venture capitalist Tim Draper, will not bring any significant change in the national political climate, a fresh study found.

Draper has proposed that California should be split into six separate states that would be named... read more

California lawmakers will have a number of debatable bills before them when they will return to work on Monday following their summer break.

One of the measures would require all smartphones sold in the state to come equipped with anti-theft technology, while other measure would require... read more

California Senator Yee Faces Charges for Bribery and Racketeering

On Thursday, California Sen. Leland Yee, a San Francisco Democrat, pleaded not to be held guilty for previous charge of bribery and also to a new count of racketeering.

It has been said that Yee demanded money in exchange of providing help for passing legislation, creating a hurdle for... read more

Republican candidate for governor tests real life on streets

A multimillionaire Republican candidate for governor of California, who is trying to dethrone incumbent Governor Jerry Brown, spent an entire week posing as a destitute in search of a job.

Neel Kashkari, a Republican who is in race for the top position in the state, revealed on Thursday... read more

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