Search Results for Kamala Harris

  • Thousands line South LA streets for MLK Day parade

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Thousands of people lined the streets of South Los Angeles to for a Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade that is among the nation's biggest celebrations of the holiday.Monday's 33rd annual Kingdom Day Parade down Martin Luther...

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  • Reaction to Trump's comments on Africa and Haiti

    President Donald Trump on Thursday questioned why the U.S. should allow more immigrants from "shithole countries" after senators discussed revamping rules affecting entrants from Africa and Haiti, according to three people briefed on the...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Democrats Booker, Harris join Senate Judiciary Committee

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sens. Cory Booker of New Jersey and Kamala Harris of California have been appointed to serve on the Senate Judiciary Committee, becoming just the second and third African-Americans to serve on the committee in its...

    By Kevin Freking, Associated Press|

  • The Latest: Feinstein, Harris vote no on spending bill

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on how California lawmakers are voting on a spending bill in Congress (all times local):5:15 p.m.U.S. Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris of California have voted against a stopgap spending measure to...

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  • Sexual misconduct on minds at girls summit featuring Clinton

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — As thousands of girls gather to learn about leadership from Hillary Clinton, California Sen. Kamala Harris and female CEOs, many are thinking about how the recent wave of sexual misconduct allegations against powerful men will...

    By Amanda Lee Myers, Associated Press|

  • 5 California Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking California news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. WILDFIREHuge blaze continues to grow in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.2. FIREFIGHTER KILLEDFirefighter killed battling...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Atlanta mayoral runoff a test of race, gender and grudges

    The process of choosing Atlanta's next mayor has come down to two candidates, one black, one white, after a campaign that laid plain the city's sore spots of race, gender and political grudges.Keisha Lance Bottoms and Mary Norwood square off...

    By Errin Haines Whack, AP Race & Ethnicity Writer|

  • Sen. Kamala Harris to campaign for Atlanta mayoral candidate

    ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris of California will join Atlanta mayoral candidate Keisha Lance Bottoms at an event this weekend.Bottoms posted on Twitter that Harris will attend the get-out-the-vote rally Sunday in Atlanta.In Tuesday's...

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  • California Editorial Rdp

    Nov. 15Mercury News and East Bay Times on attorney general trying to deceive voters on gas tax initiativeCalifornia has a long-history of election meddling by state attorneys general who try to put a thumb on the scale before voters weigh in on...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Virginia's governor's race draws big names from both parties

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Big names in both major political parties are flocking to Virginia as the state's closely watched race for governor enters its final days.Virginia is the only competitive governor's race in the country, and the contest...

    By Alan Suderman, Associated Press|

  • Kamala Harris at black church: US isn't as split as it seems

    ATLANTA (AP) — California Sen. Kamala Harris says the United States is wracked by racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination that flout core American values.But the rising Democratic Party star and potential presidential candidate tells a...

    By Bill Barrow, Associated Press|

  • Judge allows money laundering charges against Backpage execs

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California prosecutors can bring money laundering charges against the creators of a website that prosecutors label an online brothel, a judge ruled Wednesday. But he dismissed other charges months after another judge...

    By Don Thompson, Associated Press|

  • 157 people killed by police in California in 2016

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 150 people died during encounters with California police last year, the state attorney general's office said Thursday.The report by Attorney General Xavier Becerra (HAH-vee-air Bah-sehr'-ah) marks the first time...

    By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press|

  • California Editorial Rdp

    July 5The Fresno Bee on congressmen needing to support bill that aids fighting wildfiresWildfires are deadly, devastating and putting them out burns through cash faster than a stand of dry pine. When they're raging, it calls for an all-out effort...

    By The Associated Press|

  • California Editorial Rdp

    June 28Los Angeles Times on European antitrust officials fine against GoogleEuropean regulators focus more on competitors, but they really are two sides of the same coin. If competitors are unfairly closed out, the public can miss out on the very...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Feinstein: Bill would cut care for 4 million Californians

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Up to 4 million people in California would lose health coverage over the next decade under the Republican health care bill being proposed in the Senate, California Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Tuesday.About 1.6 million...

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  • No retirement talk from Dianne Feinstein, oldest US senator

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The nation's oldest U.S. senator looks like she's sticking around.California's Dianne Feinstein turns 84 on Thursday and is displaying signs that she's headed for a re-election campaign, not a retirement party.While the...

    By Michael R. Blood, Associated Press|

  • Warren warns of Trump, allies; says 'Fighting back matters'

    NEW YORK (AP) — A fiery Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren warned Friday that President Donald Trump and his Republican allies are preparing to deliver "a knockout blow" to the nation's middle-class.The liberal icon delivered the comments...

    By Steve Peoples, Associated Press|

  • Trump administration approves $650M for Caltrain

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration has agreed to fully fund a $650 million federal grant for electrification of a San Francisco Bay Area train system that would also help California's high-speed rail project.The Federal Transit...

    By Juliet Williams, Associated Press|

  • California attorney general wants more money to fight Trump

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general told state lawmakers on Thursday that he needs more money if he is going to continue fighting President Donald Trump's proposals.Attorney General Xavier Becerra's current budget was passed...

    By Don Thompson, Associated Press|

  • California attorney general targets political nonprofits

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's new attorney general said Wednesday that he plans to target political nonprofit organizations that he said mislead donors and influence campaigns.Attorney General Xavier Becerra put some political nonprofits...

    By Don Thompson, Associated Press|

  • How Senate Dems have said they will vote on court pick

    Senate Democrats have enough votes to block Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch with a filibuster, setting up a showdown with Republicans, who plan to change Senate rules to confirm President Donald Trump's pick.The crucial 41st vote came from...

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  • How Senate Dems have said they will vote on court pick

    Senate Democrats have enough votes to block Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch with a filibuster, setting up a showdown with Republicans who plan to change Senate rules to confirm President Donald Trump's pick.The crucial 41st vote came from...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Democrats oppose Gorsuch, say he rules against workers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two additional Democrats said Friday that they will vote against Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and will support a filibuster against him.California Sen. Kamala Harris and Washington Sen. Patty Murray both said that they...

    By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press|

  • The Latest: Governor tours damaged California dam

    OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the response to damaged spillways at Lake Oroville in Northern California (all times local):5:20 p.m.Gov. Jerry Brown has visited crews responding to damaged spillways at Lake Oroville in Northern...

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  • Kamala Harris to tour Lake Oroville dam's damaged spillways

    OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris is planning to visit the Lake Oroville dam as crews work to shore up damaged spillways that forced emergency evacuations in three counties.The recently elected California Democrat will survey the...

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  • New California attorney general seeks re-election in 2018

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's new attorney general is seeking re-election next year as lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown look to the state's top law enforcement official as a shield against some Trump administration policies.Xavier Becerra...

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  • Lawyers for site called 'online brothel' want charges tossed

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The operators of Backpage.com pushed for pimping charges to be tossed out for the second time Tuesday, two weeks after the website that prosecutors dubbed an online brothel stopped advertising adult services in the face...

    By Don Thompson, Associated Press|