A federal judge said Wednesday he will dismiss a complaint alleging San Francisco State University (SFSU) has a longstanding, systemic culture of anti-Semitism, but attorneys for the plaintiffs have promised to amend and refile.
Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu (Calif.) walked out of a moment of silence being held on the House floor on Monday for the victims of Sunday’s mass church shooting in Texas.
California Sen. Kamala Harris (D.) has announced her support for a bipartisan bill aimed at cracking down on websites that have been used for sex trafficking after months of silence on the issue and criticism from activists who questioned why she had not endorsed the measure earlier.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, the highest-ranking California Republican in Congress, on Wednesday challenged the state governor’s warning about the proposed elimination of the state and local tax deduction in a GOP tax-reform proposal.
Alan Dershowitz praised the chancellor of the University of California-Berkeley for her condemnation of the student paper’s publication of an “anti-Semitic” cartoon depicting the famous lawyer, and called for the cartoonist to be fired.
A new study purporting to show Nevada gun shows are responsible for an increase in firearm-related deaths and injuries in nearby California was criticized as “poorly done” on Tuesday.
Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu (Calif.) tweeted on Tuesday, “Dear Senator Jeff Flake: Welcome to the #Resistance,” in response to Sen. Jeff Flake’s (R., Ariz.) decision not to seek reelection and Senate floor speech in which he castigated colleagues for not standing up to President Donald Trump.
The National Urban League has thrown its weight behind a bill aimed at fighting online sex-trafficking, putting more pressure on Sen. Kamala Harris (D., Calif.) to take a public stand on the bill.
The NUL, a civil rights group that advocates on behalf of African-Americans, said sex trafficking disproportionately impacts minorities—and African-Americans in particular—and argues the bipartisan measure is long overdue, in a letter addressed to Senate leaders.
As Amazon processes hundreds of applications from cities vying to land the tech giant’s next headquarters, a group of California business owners urged it to avoid the Golden State.
The campaign committee of Rep. Maxine Waters (D., Calif.) is $88,000 in debt to her daughter for payments to run a lucrative slate mailer operation that has been used by the congresswoman to pull in hundreds of thousands in funds from other liberal political committees.