The progressive activist compiled an impressive record in California and local politics—from 18 years in the state Capitol to a variety of community crusades. Even shelter animals benefited from his work.
While most voters’ attention is on the presidential primary and national-level races, it’s the legislative election that matters to the most powerful political force in the Golden State—big business.
Scientists will begin testing California's prized kelp for radiation; a former TSA agent spills the agency's secrets; and Bernie Sanders squashes Michele Bachmann in a debate on "The Situation Room." These discoveries and more after the jump.
Remember Kenneth Starr? You can bet anyone associated even peripherally with Bill Clinton's administration does. Starr, former United States solicitor general and the major driving force behind the public exposure and investigation of the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal, is leaving his position as dean at Pepperdine University Law School in Malibu to be president of Baylor University in Waco, Texas.