Senator Kamala Harris Expresses Support For Oakland Mayor Libby SchaafSenator Kamala Harris expressed her support for Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf's decision to warn the community about coming immigration raids.
California Governor, Attorney General Blast Fed Lawsuit Over Sanctuary PoliciesGov. Jerry Brown and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra vowed today to defend the state against a U.S. government lawsuit that claims three state laws protecting undocumented immigrants are unconstitutional.
Feds' Reversal On Marijuana Enforcement Clouds California Pot BusinessJust days after recreational pot became legal in California, one of the state's biggest and best-known marijuana dispensaries is trying to determine what the fed’s changing position on marijuana enforcement means for its budding business.
AG Sessions Issues Directive Undercutting LGBT ProtectionsUnder the new policy, a claim of a violation of religious freedom would be enough to override concerns for the civil rights of LGBT people and anti-discrimination protections for women and others.
Trump Justice Department Ends Transgender Workplace ProtectionsFederal civil rights law does not protect transgender people from discrimination at work, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a memo released Thursday.
AG Sessions' Anti-Marijuana Views Not Advanced By Crime Task ForceThe task force Attorney General Jeff Sessions assembled to find the best legal strategy against the marijuana industry is giving him no ammunition.
Trump Asks About Firing Sessions, Calls His Position 'Weak'President Donald Trump has spoken with advisers about firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, officials say, and launched a fresh Twitter tirade Tuesday against the man who was the first U.S. senator to endorse his candidacy.
Russia Ambassador Kislyak Says He And Jeff Sessions Discussed 2016 CampaignThe Washington Post reports that the Russian ambassador to the U.S. has said he discussed election-related issues with Sen. Jeff Sessions when the two men met during the 2016 presidential race.
Sessions Denies Stonewalling On Comey Questions, Colluding With RussiansThe nation's top law enforcement officer insisted Tuesday that he was "not stonewalling" by declining to answer some questions involving "confidential communications" with President Trump, and any suggestion he colluded with Russia to interfere in the 2016 presidential election was "an appalling and detestable lie."
Federal Government Outlines Plan To Punish Sanctuary CitiesThe federal government on Monday spelled out its plan to punish sanctuary cities.
Attorney General Sessions Vows New Get-Tough Approach At U.S.-Mexico BorderAttorney General Jeff Sessions toured the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday and unveiled what he described as a new get-tough approach to immigration prosecutions under President Donald Trump.
Attorney General, Homeland Security Chief Scold Calif. Chief Justice Over Position On ICE ArrestsIn a letter to the Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has fired back at her criticism of federal immigration agents for making arrests inside California courthouses.