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California voters want to work with Trump, poll finds

While California voters overwhelmingly oppose Donald Trump, believing his policies will have negative effects on the state in a variety of policy areas, a slim majority still want their political leaders to work with the Republican president, according to a new poll released March 27, 2017.

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California chief justice warns that ‘the rule of law is being challenged’

At her annual State of the Judiciary address to the Legislature, California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye cautioned that “the rule of law is being challenged.” After sending a letter earlier this month to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement telling them to stop immigration raids at California courthouses, her remarks appeared to be a reference to President Donald Trump.

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Two months out of office, Barack Obama is having a post-presidency like no other

So far, Obama is keeping things low-key, despite clamoring from Democrats for him to do more. But the unprecedented nature of this particular post-presidency means his respite could be brief. Not only are the Obamas still young and unusually popular for a post-White House couple, their decision to stay in Washington while their younger daughter finishes high school has combined with the compulsion of the new Trump administration to keep pulling them back into the spotlight.

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California chief justice afraid courthouse immigrations raids 'will be the end of justice'

California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye urged federal authorities not to pursue undocumented immigrants at state courthouses during her State of the Judiciary speech on Monday. Video courtesy of The California Channel.
California chief justice afraid courthouse immigrations raids 'will be the end of justice' 1:07

California chief justice afraid courthouse immigrations raids 'will be the end of justice'

AG Sessions says DOJ will cut funding to sanctuary cities 2:44

AG Sessions says DOJ will cut funding to sanctuary cities

Sacramento protesters rally against tougher federal immigration enforcement 0:50

Sacramento protesters rally against tougher federal immigration enforcement

California teens speak out against candy-flavored tobacco at state Capitol 1:20

California teens speak out against candy-flavored tobacco at state Capitol