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Donations Pouring in despite talks of Obama Impeachment

Rep. Steve Israel, the head of the Democratic Party's House reelection machine, said on Tuesday that despite talks about impeachment and a GOP lawsuit against President Obama, donations are pouring in, including $1 million on Monday.

Some conservatives have called for impeachment, but... read more

California state senator Leland Yee slapped with additional charge

California state senator Leland Yee, who was arrested with 19 other people earlier this year, was on Friday slapped with an additional charge by a federal grand jury.

San Francisco federal court yesterday charged Yee with additional indictment of racketeering & conspiracy to get... read more

California to have 4 governors in just 4 days next week

California, the most populous state of the U. S., will have four governors in four days next week as three different acting governors will take turns to fill the top position after Gov. Jerry Brown will go on a trade mission to Mexico.

Gov. Brown will leave on Sunday to lead a trade... read more

Republicans criticize Obama for his ‘ill-timed’ fundraising trips

President Obama yesterday arrived in Los Angeles to attend another party fundraising event, Republicans and even some of his fellow Democrats have questioned the timing of his fundraising visits.

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, a Republican from Bakersfield, is one of the senior leaders who have... read more

Draper’s plan to split California is not first of its kind

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper's proposal to split California into six separate states is not the first of its kind in the Golden State's history. The state has already seen dozens of serious similar proposals in the modern history.

In 1858, proponents of splitting the state... read more

Tim Draper submits signatures to split California into six smaller states

Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper has started submitting signatures to the concerned authorities that he garnered in support of his campaign to split California into six separate states.

On Tuesday, Draper submitted a total of 44,000 signatures to the Sacramento County... read more

Sandra Fluke willing to stand for community’s needs regardless of consequences

Sandra Fluke, a former Georgetown University law student who is running as a first-time candidate for a seat in California Senate, said she would stand for needs of her community regardless of consequences.

Fluke, 33, wants to represent some of the most prosperous communities of Los... read more

John Perez’s vote recount all set to start

A vote recount requested by former Assembly Speaker John Perez, a Democrat for Los Angeles, is all set to start today, July 11, 2014.

Mr. Perez requested the vote recount after finishing third in the June 3 primary, in which he received just 481 fewer votes than Democratic Board of... read more

Perez seeks recount of last month’s close vote for controller

California's Former Assembly Speaker John A. Perez on Sunday sought a partial recount of last month's close vote for controller, stressing that a review was needed to make sure that vote was counted as intended.

Last month, Perez (D-Los Angeles) trailed Betty Yee, who is also a Democrat,... read more

McCarthy expected to show more pragmatic, inclusive leadership in majority leader’s role

The selection of Kevin Owen McCarthy for the position of the majority leader in the California Legislature is expected to bring a more pragmatic and inclusive leadership.

On Thursday, Republicans overwhelmingly selected Mr. McCarthy to fill the majority leader seat vacated by Rep. Eric... read more

Taxpayer funding for abortion services hiked by 40%

California's Medi-Cal department has decided to hike taxpayer funding for abortion services by 40 per cent. The decision surprised many Californians as this increase of 40 per cent contrasts with a 10 per cent cut for every other kind of service that the state's health program reimburses for.... read more

Political battle over controversial bullet train project will continue

California's multi-billion bullet train project is perhaps the most controversial infrastructure project in the history of the Golden State.

The project still faces several legal and regulatory challenges, especially in the construction of first 130-mile segment of the railway through... read more

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