Attorney General Kamala Harris

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.

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Poll: Kamala Harris Far Ahead in California Senate Race

If the November election were held today, California Attorney General Kamala Harris could run away with a massive win in the Democrat-on-Democrat race to replace longtime, and now retiring, Democrat Sen. Barbara Boxer, according to a new poll from California Counts.

Kamala Harris (Stan Honda / AFP / Getty)

9th Circuit Hears California ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban Case

On July 20, a three-judge panel of the United State Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard a case aimed at forcing Attorney General Kamala Harris to clarify California’s “assault weapons” ban, thereby limiting arrests resulting from the law’s ambiguities.

Colt AR-15, now legal with a bayonet mount, flash suppressor, collapsible stock and a high capacity magazine that holds more than 30 rounds, sits on the counter of Dave's Guns September 13, 2004 in Denver, Colorado.

Kamala Harris to Replace Scalia on Supreme Court?

California Attorney General Kamala Harris may be on Barack Obama’s list of nominees to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by Antonin Scalia’s death. Harris champions leftist positions on virtually everything, including abortion, ending the federal ban on medical marijuana, easing a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants, and shorter sentences for some drug crimes.

Kamala Harris (Stan Honda / AFP / Getty)

Harris Hits Sanchez Over Muslim Remarks

On Sunday, U.S. Senate candidate and California Attorney General Kamala Harris blasted her opponent, Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA), for statements concerning Muslims and terrorism. Sanchez, appearing on PoliticKING with Larry King in early December, said: We know that there is

Harris - Sanchez (Breitbart News / Aires)

Kamala Wants to Cancel Billions in Corinthian College Student Loans

Harris stated that she may be able to wipe out student loans through a “closed-school loan discharge”, a rule that provides students with debt relief if they cannot complete their education because their school closed. But “closed-school loan discharge” means former students are not eligible for debt relief, and students that try to transfer with completed class credits lose their eligibility for any debt relief.

Kamala Harris (AP)

Jerry Brown Oddly Silent as CA Dems Congratulate Hillary

“Here we go! Super excited about ‪@hillaryclinton running for President!!” gushed California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom on Twitter Sunday following Hillary Clinton’s tepid Presidential announcement. The message was one of many strong reactions pronounced by California’s statewide leaders–all Democrats. However, Gov. Jerry Brown was not among them.

Hillary in California (Travis Wise / Flickr / CC)

9th Circuit Reverses Itself: California AG Can Argue to Limit Concealed Carry

After ruling against California’s “good cause” requirement for concealed carry in February 2014, then refusing California Attorney General Kamala Harris’ request to challenge the ruling in November–thereby implying that the eased concealed carry restrictions would stand–the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed itself and announced Thursday it will hear an appeal on its original decision and will allow Harris’ office to be part of that appeal.

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Statewide Anti-Deportation Protests in CA

Anti-deportation groups organized protests in three California cities Wednesday, demanding that California Attorney General Kamala Harris stop deportations and push the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) of California.

Immigrant Youth Coalition protest (Facebook)