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Handicapping the 2016 presidential field

Handicapping the 2016 presidential field

Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives to a signing of her book “Hard Choices”, Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Ridgewood, N.J. ; Credit: Julio Cortez/AP A shellacking, a thumping, a drubbing. Call it whatever you want, the midterm election results represent a clear sign of voter discontent in the country today. Analysis abound concerning what President Obama’s […]

Handicapping the 2016 presidential field

Handicapping the 2016 presidential field

Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives to a signing of her book “Hard Choices”, Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Ridgewood, N.J. ; Credit: Julio Cortez/AP A shellacking, a thumping, a drubbing. Call it whatever you want, the midterm election results represent a clear sign of voter discontent in the country today. Analysis abound concerning what President Obama’s […]

Handicapping the 2016 presidential field

Handicapping the 2016 presidential field

Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives to a signing of her book “Hard Choices”, Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Ridgewood, N.J. ; Credit: Julio Cortez/AP A shellacking, a thumping, a drubbing. Call it whatever you want, the midterm election results represent a clear sign of voter discontent in the country today. Analysis abound concerning what President Obama’s […]

The immediate effects of the election on LA County and California

The immediate effects of the election on LA County and California

Supporters of U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and republican U.S. Senate elect in Arkansas hold American flags during an election night gathering on Nov. 4, 2014 in North Little Rock, Arkansas.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The 2014 midterm election is over, and the results are in! On one front, not much has changed in Los […]

The immediate effects of the election on LA County and California

The immediate effects of the election on LA County and California

Supporters of U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and republican U.S. Senate elect in Arkansas hold American flags during an election night gathering on Nov. 4, 2014 in North Little Rock, Arkansas.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The 2014 midterm election is over, and the results are in! On one front, not much has changed in Los […]

The immediate effects of the election on LA County and California

The immediate effects of the election on LA County and California

Supporters of U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and republican U.S. Senate elect in Arkansas hold American flags during an election night gathering on Nov. 4, 2014 in North Little Rock, Arkansas.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The 2014 midterm election is over, and the results are in! On one front, not much has changed in Los […]

The immediate effects of the election on LA County and California

The immediate effects of the election on LA County and California

Supporters of U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and republican U.S. Senate elect in Arkansas hold American flags during an election night gathering on Nov. 4, 2014 in North Little Rock, Arkansas.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The 2014 midterm election is over, and the results are in! On one front, not much has changed in Los […]

The immediate effects of the election on LA County and California

The immediate effects of the election on LA County and California

Supporters of U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and republican U.S. Senate elect in Arkansas hold American flags during an election night gathering on Nov. 4, 2014 in North Little Rock, Arkansas.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The 2014 midterm election is over, and the results are in! On one front, not much has changed in Los […]

Does Prop 47’s passage portend a bigger change in crime sentencing nationally?

Does Prop 47’s passage portend a bigger change in crime sentencing nationally?

Inmates in a recreation yard at the Deuel Vocational Institution in Tracy, Calif. ; Credit: Rich Pedroncelli/AP Proposition 47 has passed, which means sentencing reform is set to commence throughout California. In a pendulum swing away from the “tough-on-crime” attitude that was exemplified in bills such as 1994’s “Three Strikes Law,” many low-level drug and […]

Does Prop 47’s passage portend a bigger change in crime sentencing nationally?

Does Prop 47’s passage portend a bigger change in crime sentencing nationally?

Inmates in a recreation yard at the Deuel Vocational Institution in Tracy, Calif. ; Credit: Rich Pedroncelli/AP Proposition 47 has passed, which means sentencing reform is set to commence throughout California. In a pendulum swing away from the “tough-on-crime” attitude that was exemplified in bills such as 1994’s “Three Strikes Law,” many low-level drug and […]