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Turnout for a popular ballot measure that would fully legalize marijuana could determine whether Obama or Romney wins this important swing state.
California has gutted the budget for what was once a shining example of public higher education, leaving students saddled with more debt and fewer options.
Democrats have a rich opportunity to push electoral reform at the state level.
The state that Obama won in 2008 is far from a sure thing this time around.
In this crucial swing state, organizers are betting that a strong grassroots ground game can defeat Romney’s Super PAC cash.
As states like Mississippi reject solitary confinement, this “blue” state leads the nation in the use of “disciplinary segregation.” Or as prisoners call it: torture.
Far from a slam dunk for immigrants, the Supreme Court ruling allows Juan Crow to stand as the law of the land.
Sharia is as unthreatening to the US legal system as the ideas in the Old Testament. Yet bigoted hysteria is fueling legislation that actually undermines our courts.
The veteran LGBT activist is fighting for an Assembly seat in California, but she faces tough opposition from a current representative who moved into her district and who is backed by Speaker John Perez.
The state’s top number-cruncher discusses taxes, education and the consequences of drowning government in the bathtub.
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