Riverside County is on the verge of implementing a law that would require most owners of pit bulls and pit bull mixes to have their dogs sterilized. The public will get to weigh in before officials take a vote.
Over the weekend, the state GOP held their annual meeting in Anaheim. This year's convention came amidst a government shutdown and a rift between various Republican factions on Capitol Hill. For more on this weekend's summit, host Alex Cohen speaks with Republican Strategist Mike Madrid.
The high court's new term is starting with a bang. The biggest campaign-finance case since Citizens United will be heard tomorrow. Shaun McCutcheon, an Alabama businessman, is challenging limits to contribution amounts.
The government has now been shut down for a week and Democratic and Republican lawmakers seem no closer to reaching a deal to re-open it. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev) has urged House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to allow a vote in the house on a clean funding bill--void of any Obamacare links—while Boehner insists he doesn’t have the votes to pass it.
Today, Loyola Marymount University is voting on whether to remove elective abortions coverage from staff and faculty insurance plans. The vote represents a turning point in the history of the university, one that would change the ideological direction of the Catholic school going forward.