Politicians

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California Democrats Push Gov. Brown To Demand Water Conservation From Farmers During Drought

California’s Democratic state senators are pushing Gov. Jerry Brown to speed up water spending in the face of a relentless drought.

04/30/2015

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Phil Matier: Dems Put Pressure On BART Board To Cut A Deal

The mostly union-backing Democrats warned they would not support a strike and there was no extra money at the state level to increase BART’s offer.

10/16/2013

Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Feinstein, Democrats Seek Tougher Gun Laws Following Colorado Massacre

Senator Dianne Feinstein joined several other Democrats on Tuesday to call for new gun control laws in the wake of last week’s mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater.

07/24/2012

Fairmont Kea Lani Hotel on Maui (CBS)

California Lawmakers Treated To Luxury Hawaii Resort By Special Interest Groups

A group of California lawmakers spent last week at a luxury hotel, all expenses paid, while attending an issues conference during a politically tumultuous week in California.

11/22/2011