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That time California legalized child prostitution

Jazz Shaw, HotAir.com One of the stranger food fights in the Twittersphere this week erupted over a story which indicated that California had legalized child prostitution. Now, I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve seen the Golden State pass all sorts of measures that left me picking my jaw up off the floor, but

House Democrats set to vote for leader

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi faces a challenge to her job as frustrated House Democrats meet to select a new slate of leaders. Pelosi is likely to be re-elected easily Wednesday despite disenchantment among some in the Democratic caucus she has led since 2002. Ohio Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan is challenging her for the job, arguing

California Gov. Brown makes case for re-election

 In a year when California Democrats are worried about motivating their voters, Gov. Jerry Brown heard another unwelcome message Saturday: some environmentalists, a core Democratic constituency, are bristling over his administration’s policies on hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. Appearing at a Democratic convention in Los Angeles, in his first major campaign speech since formally declaring his

California Democrats, beset by two scandals, propose ethics reforms

California Democrats, whose supermajority in the state legislature was effectively lost after two party lawmakers were either indicted or convicted of criminal wrongdoing, proposed a sweeping package of ethics reforms on Thursday. The proposal comes against a backdrop of renewed focus on ethics in the legislature of the most populous U.S. state after California state

Michelle Malkin: The Inevitability of Obamacare for Illegal Aliens

 You knew it was coming. I knew it was coming. When government expands entitlements, illegal aliens always end up with a piece of the pie. Obamacare promoters relented to GOP pressure to include an illegal alien ban on eligibility and vowed endlessly that no benefits would go to the “undocumented.” But denial isn’t just a