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Debate Takeaways: Democratic Divisions Intensify

DETROIT — From the beginning, Joe Biden knew he would take heat at Wednesday's presidential debate. He was right — but he was not alone. The evening marked some of the toughest attacks California Sen. Kamala Harris has faced as a candidate. The exchange...
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Dems Not Giving up on Russia Probe; Trump Visits Republicans

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump headed to Capitol Hill for a victory lap Tuesday, emboldened by the end of the government's Russia probe, even as Democrats continued to battle for release of special counsel Robert Mueller's full report and intensified thei...

Gov. Brown Talks Health Care, 4 Terms in Office

SACRAMENTO — California Gov. Jerry Brown predicted Tuesday that Republicans would face disastrous electoral consequences if a federal judge's ruling to strike down the Affordable Care Act holds. "It will bui...
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Judge’s Ruling on ‘Obamacare’ Poses New Problems for GOP

WASHINGTON — A federal judge's ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like a stink bomb among Republicans, who've seen the politics of health care flip as Americans increasingly value the overhaul's core parts, including protections fo...
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Stable Costs May Shift ‘Obamacare’ Politics

WASHINGTON — After two years of double-digit premium hikes, millions of people covered under the Affordable Care Act will see only modest increases next year, according to an exclusive analysis that highlights ...

How to Provide Universal Healthcare in California: Walters

In Sunday’s CALmatters column, Dan Walters theorizes that the driving force behind the call for universal healthcare at the state level is a desire to expand coverage to the “million-plus” undocumented immigrant adults living in California. Walters points o...