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The bruising battle over Proposition 8 caused a Mormon shift on gay rights.
Larry Wilmore highlighted the ultimate ‘First World Problem': Vaccine deniers.
The billionaire environmentalist is passing on a run to replace Barbara Boxer.
2015 could be a difficult year for women’s health.
Climate change is taking a toll on California forests.
The billionaire climate-change activist is poised to shake up one of the nation’s biggest races.
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Barbara Boxer’s retirement will set off a fierce battle within the next generation of California Democrats.
Senator Barbara Boxer will not seek re-election in 2016.
Vaccine truthers aren’t just ignorant — they’re dangerous.
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Undocumented immigrants can now drive in the Golden State without breaking the law.
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There’s only one problem: Nobody seems to want her to be president.
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