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  • Antonovich voices interest in state Senate seat

    Antonovich voices interest in state Senate seat
    Stump speeches are common in politics, but this weekend when longtime Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich announced he’s running for California state Senate in 2016, he made what might be called a bumper speech.
  • In Theory: Will there ever be an atheist president?

    Author Gary Scott Smith writes in the Washington Post that it's unlikely that an atheist could ever be elected president. Smith asks, "So could atheists have their JFK moment soon?" in reference to President John F. Kennedy's Catholic faith and the...

    Adam Schiff ponders Senate run

    Adam Schiff ponders Senate run
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said Thursday that he is seriously considering running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Barbara Boxer, who announced she will retire after her term ends in 2016. “Since Sen. Boxer announced her retirement,...

    In Theory: Is the United States making a right turn?

    The U.S. Navy, which earlier began allowing "humanist" as a designated religious preference despite the fact that many humanists are atheists, recently rejected its first application from a humanist chaplain. Days later, the U.S. Senate approved a...

    Push against redistricting maps moves forward

    Republican activists trying to overturn some new voting districts cleared a significant hurdle toward putting the issue on the ballot by turning in petitions bearing hundreds of thousands of signatures. But the next step — verification of those...