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  • 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.
  • 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...

    Capitol Journal: Bullet train vote demonstrates California Legislature working well

    Capitol Journal: Bullet train vote demonstrates California Legislature working well
    When the California Legislature works, this is one example of how it works well. But one big caveat: We're talking about functional versus dysfunctional, leadership versus ineptitude — a system that is running smoothly rather than broken. We're...