The senator from California looked like someone had punched the wind out of her. On an unseasonably cold January 10, the tense first day of hearings about President Donald Trump's nomination of Jeff Sessions as attorney general, Dianne Feinstein was pallid, with deeper than usual divots beneath her eyes. Show More Summary
PAST PERFORMANCE IS NO GUARANTEE OF FUTURE RESULTS: Then: “Stroke of the pen, law of the land. Kind of cool!” Now: California Attorney General: ‘An Executive Order Is Not a Law.’
California's top cop had some terse words for the Trump administration hours after an appeals court blocked its attempt to financially penalize "sanctuary cities." California Attorney General Xavier Becerra responded to a statement from...Show More Summary
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, who has joined multiple lawsuits against the president on behalf of his state, is interviewed on "This Week."
Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Attorney General Jeff Sessions; California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — White House chief … Click to Continue »
California’s new attorney general, Xavier Becerra, prepares to battle Trump.
The veteran soap actor Peter Hansen died Sunday in Santa Clarita, California. He was 95. Hansen portrayed attorney Lee Baldwin on the ABC soap and its spinoff Port Charles from 1965 to 2004, winning a Daytime Emmy as a supporting actor in 1979. Show More Summary
California's attorney general says North Carolina's repeal of a strongly criticized "bathroom bill" doesn't protect LGBT people from discrimination. Consequently, he says the country's most-populous state will continue its ban … Click to Continue »
(AP) — California's attorney general is seeking documents he says could show conflicts of interest and ethics violations by the man President Donald Trump appointed to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Becerra says Pruitt has...Show More Summary
“Spanish woman given jail term for tweeting jokes about Franco-era assassination” [The Guardian] If California Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s 15-felony complaint and arrest warrant against activist filmmakers David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt is a vendetta, it’s one motivated by speech. Show More Summary
Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the head of homeland security rebuked the chief justice of the California Supreme Court for asking federal immigration agents to quit “stalking” local courthouses as a strategy to arrest people whoShow More Summary
Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly are defending federal agents who make immigration arrests at courthouses after California's top judge asked them to stop. The officials … Click to Continue »
Planned Parenthood has stepped up its political influence. More than merely purchasing politicians, the organization buys laws to protect itself. Since the election in November, there have been numerous accusations of political operatives working in collusion with nefarious entities in D.C. Show More Summary
One of the quickest moral tests for a person or a society is what’s tolerated and what’s considered taboo. In California, the state’s attorney general is failing that test with flying colors. In the Golden State, you can flout federal law in the most gruesome way imaginable and still be tolerated—as long as your name […]
Surprise surprise. After David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt released undercover videos revealing Planned Parenthood’s eagerness to illegally sell tissue from the babies it kills, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced
California politics updates: ICE director's appearance at Sacramento immigration forum draws protestors March 30, 2017, 10:06 a.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government news. Here's what we're watching right now: Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones...
California's attorney general said on Wednesday his office would press ahead in seeking the death penalty for a man who pleaded guilty to killing eight people in a 2011 shooting rampage, even though local prosecutors were sanctioned for acting improperly. Show More Summary
The attorney general for the western Mexican state of Nayarit has been arrested in Southern California on charges of drug smuggling.
LOS ANGELES ? California Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Wednesday that he will continue to seek the death penalty against Scott Dekraai, a man who pleaded guilty to killing eight people in 2011, even though the case has been tainted...Show More Summary
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced on Tuesday that the state has brought felony charges against David Robert Daleiden and Sandra Merritt for secretly recording private discussions. Daleiden and Merritt, anti-abortion...Show More Summary