California election officials say mail-ballot returns are running higher than usual for a presidential election. Explanations include the overall increase in the number of residents receiving mail ballots and interest in the the high-octane presidential contest between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
At the Alfred E. Smith Dinner in New York on Thursday, presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton traded barbs and jokes in a campaign tradition. Here are the 10 best jokes between the two.
Adult film star Jessica Drake held a press conference Saturday in which she accused Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump of offering her $10,000 to have sex with him and kissing her without her permission.
Former state Sen. Ron Calderon was sentenced Friday to 3½ years in federal prison after showing little remorse for a corruption scandal that tarnished his family's Southern California political dynasty.
Steering his campaign toward controversy yet again, Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue every woman who has accused him of sexual assault or other inappropriate behavior. He called them "liars" whose allegations he blamed Democrats for orchestrating.
Several Sacramento County governments recently sent residents mailers about Measure B, the transportation sales tax proposal on the November ballot. Measure B opponents argue these mailers represent an improper use of public funds to try to sway the vote.
Newly confident and buoyant in the polls, Hillary Clinton is looking past Donald Trump while widening her mission to include helping Democrats seize the Senate and chip away at the Republican-controlled House.
A naked likeness of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is the latest addition to a private citizen’s personal collection following a Saturday night auction. The statue, which appeared on Hollywood Boulevard in August, was sold for $22,000 by street art auction house Julien’s Auctions.
Former California State Controller Steve Westly, a venture capitalist, clean-tech investor and major fundraiser for Barack Obama in his 2008 and 2012 campaigns, appears to have come up in a hacked email to John Podesta, an Obama transition adviser and chairman of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. He could not be reached for comment Friday.
Regulating marijuana in the workplace will become more puzzling for employers and employees alike on Nov. 8, when voters will decide whether to allow or expand legal access to pot in nine more states. Legalization backers predict that all or most of the ballot measures will pass, making 2016 the point of no return in the long drive to end federal marijuana prohibition.
Parker, founding president of Facebook and co-founder of the file-sharing service Napster, has contributed $7.3 million toward the Proposition 64 marijuana legalization effort. To date, however, his only public remarks about the initiative came in a written statement on Nov. 2, 2015.
California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s name isn’t on this year’s ballot but he has a lot riding on the outcome. He’s sponsoring two of the state’s ballot measures – on ammunition control and marijuana – as he gears up to run for governor in 2018.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton met for their final debate at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on Wednesday. They each made their arguments on issues of the Supreme Court, immigration, foreign affairs, and presidential fitness. All the while, they continued their personal jabs at the other. Chris Wallace, a Fox News anchor and commentator, moderated the debate that gave voters some final words to consider going into election day Nov. 8.
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