Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's bumbling chairmanship of the Democratic National Convention revealed his untrustworthiness, emotional neediness and severe intellectual limits, writes Tim Cavanaugh. But it also showed how shallow the Democrats' bench is in California. With Wisconsin, New Jersey and even Massachusetts generating high-profile Republicans, the Golden State is the closest thing to a heartland the Democrats have left. Yet the state's antique senators, less-than-fresh House members and Putinesque term-limit rotations make it a poor breeding ground for politicians. There's just not a lot to choose from.
'Everything Has Been Criminalized,' Says Neil Gorsuch as He Pushes for Stronger Fourth Amendment Protections
The justice weighs in during oral arguments in Lange v. California.
The proposed bill from Assembly Members Evan Low and Cristina Garcia would require stores to have one unisex section for children's products and apparel.
Sandy Martinez says that fine, along with another $63,500 for driveway cracks and a downed fence, violates Florida's constitution.
The governors of New York and California have botched major aspects of the pandemic response.
SCOTUS Rules Against an Innocent Man Who Was Choked and Beaten by Cops, but He May Still Get His Day in Court
The justices did not address one of James King's key arguments, which the 6th Circuit will now consider.