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Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty to Lying to Congress

NEW YORK — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, made a surprise appearance before a federal judge in New York on Thursday and pleaded guilty to lying to Congress to cover up that he was negotiating a real estate deal in Moscow on Trump's beha...

Democrats Get Big Bucks From Small-Dollar Donors

In any campaign, big money players get the most attention. But Democrats running in California’s seven most competitive congressional districts are vastly outraising Republicans in small-dollar donations, accor...
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Who Has Raised Most Money in California Gubernatorial Race?

If former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa doesn't make the run-off to decide California's next governor, it won't be for a lack of campaign money. While former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has raised the most at $35.7 million, Villaraigosa is a c...

Oprah the Politician? Run for County Supervisor First

Opinion by Joe Mathews Dear Oprah, You might become a fine president. But you and your state, California, would be better off if you ran for Santa Barbara County supervisor instead. That’s no joke. If you want to tackle some of our nati...