Tag: U.S. Senate

Backpage.com Closes Adult Ads After Probes into Alleged Sex Trafficking

Backpage.com has closed its adult advertising section after two state attorneys general and a U.S. Senate panel has focused a light on its ads. The classified ads website has long been criticized for facilitating the promotion of sex trafficking, sometimes allegedly involving minors. The CEO was arrested in October.

AG Kamala Harris Wins Race to Replace Barbara Boxer in U.S. Senate

Kamala Harris became the favorite to win early on and received the endorsements of U.S. President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, California Gov. Jerry Brown, the California Democratic Party and a host of other elected officials and Democratic organizations in a virtual coronation of Harris.