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California Push for Coal Divestment Mostly About Politics: New at Reason

2 weeks agoNews : Reason

California's insurance commissioner, Dave Jones, who may be eyeing a run for attorney general, wants insurance companies to "voluntarily" divest of investments related to coal. Steven Greenhut reports: The "Climate Risk Carbon Initiative"...Show More Summary

State attorney general asks judge to weigh if 14-year-old should be charged as adult in sister's killing

The California attorney general’s office is asking a judge to consider whether a 14-year-old boy should be tried as an adult for the death of his younger sister, who was found by her mother last week in her bedroom at their Northern California home. The boy, who hasn’t been identified because he...

Senate Candidate Takes Heat For Implying Obama Supports Her Opponent Because She's Black

Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.), a candidate for the U.S. Senate, suggested that President Barack Obama is backing her opponent, California Attorney General Kamala Harris, because they are both black. In an interview in Spanish on aShow More Summary

Kamala Harris Gets Obama's Endorsement In US Senate Race

In a move that should surprise no one, President Barack Obama has endorsed California Attorney General Kamala Harris in her campaign to become the state's next US senator. [ more › ]

Obama, Biden Endorse Kamala Harris In California Senate Race

last monthNews : Huffington Post

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are backing California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D) in California’s Senate race. Harris is running against longtime Rep. Loretta Sanchez, who is also a Democrat. California has...Show More Summary

Obama endorses Kamala Harris in California Senate race

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday endorsed California Attorney General Kamala Harris to be the state's next U.S. senator. Obama is popular in the Democratic-leaning state, and his involvement...Show More Summary

Barack Obama Endorses Kamala Harris in California’s U.S. Senate Race

Democrat Kamala Harris, California’s attorney general, received endorsements Tuesday from President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden in her bid for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Barbara Boxer.

The shibboleth of Proposition 66’s death penalty deterrence argument

When Mike Ramos, the current district attorney for San Bernardino County (and candidate for California Attorney General), pleaded for Californians to send him one million dollars at the end of April — so he could afford “paid petition gatherers” to collect enough signatures to qualify “the Death Penalty Reform and Savings Act of 2016? for [...]Show More Summary

The education pirates: K-12 in deep trouble over California online charters

last monthUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

Purloining public education dollars, by hook or by crook: A chain of 13 “nonprofit” online charter schools in California must pay the state attorney general an $8.5 million settlement for false advertising, misleading parents and inadequate instruction. Show More Summary

Morning Digest: A new poll gives Kamala Harris a 15-point lead in all-Dem California Senate race

Leading Off: ? CA-Sen: Field Research is out with their first general election poll of California's Senate race since last month's top-two primary, and they give Attorney General Kamala Harris a 39-24 edge against Rep. Loretta Sanchez, a fellow Democrat. Show More Summary

Volkswagen to pay $86 million in penalties to California over emissions: state attorney general

(Reuters) - Volkswagen AG will pay an additional $86 million in penalties to California over its emissions scandal, state Attorney General Kamala Harris said in a statement. The payment comes on top of the settlement of about $15 billion between Volkswagen and U.S. Show More Summary

8 things to know about Senate candidate Kamala Harris' career gold stars and demerits

2 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

The bedrock of Kamala Harris's U.S. Senate campaign has been her record as California attorney general and as San Francisco district attorney. She has said her experience in those posts provides ample proof that she is the best and most qualified candidate to represent California in Washington....

VW Emissions Scandal: Will the Other (Criminal) Shoe Drop?

Volkswagen still may face criminal charges for cheating diesel emission air pollution tests after agreeing to an almost $15 billion settlement last week, according to California attorney general Kamala Harris. “I cannot confirm or deny an investigation. But even this morning, the Department of Justice has confirmed a criminal investigation is underway,” Harris told ABC […]

Violent crime in California rose 10% in 2015, state attorney general says

2 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

After two years of decline, the number of violent crimes in California rose by 10% in 2015, although the overall crime rate remained among the lowest in decades.  The numbers were up in all major categories of violent crime compared with those of 2014, according to reports released Friday by the...

Violent crime in California rose 10% in 2015, state attorney general says

After two years of decline, the number of violent crimes in California rose by 10% in 2015, although the overall crime rate remained among the lowest in decades.  The numbers were up in all major categories of violent crime compared with those of 2014, according to reports released Friday by the...

California attorney general subpoenas oil refiners in gas-price probe

2 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

State Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris has issued subpoenas to oil refiners as part of an investigation into unusually high gasoline prices in California during the last year. California drivers paid pump prices that were as much as $1.50 higher than the rest of the nation since last summer. Gordon Schremp,...

Kerry Washington: How About Kamala Harris For First Female President Of Color?

Actress Kerry Washington isn't sure the country is ready to elect a woman of color as president, but she has hope -- and a name to suggest. She thinks California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D) would be a great choice. As political...Show More Summary

Representatives Back California Attorney General’s Exxon Investigation

Seventeen attorneys general are part of the ongoing Exxon investigation. The post Representatives Back California Attorney General’s Exxon Investigation appeared first on ThinkProgress.

California Attorney General Slams Sentence in Stanford Rape Case

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

(Reuters) - California Attorney General Kamala Harris, the top vote-getter in the state's U.S. Senate primary, has joined the criticism of a six-month jail sentence given to a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexuallyShow More Summary

California attorney general slams sentence in Stanford sex assault case

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

California Attorney General Kamala Harris, the leading U.S. Senate candidate from the state, has joined the outpouring of criticism against a six-month jail sentence given to a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. Harris, speaking to reporters in...

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