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State of Affairs: Barbara Boxer won't run in 2016, Gov. Brown inaugurated to historic term




Jerry Brown speaks at the inaugural for his fourth and final term on Monday, January 5, 2014.
Jerry Brown speaks at the inaugural for his fourth and final term on Monday, January 5, 2014.
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On this week's State of Affairs, we start with news today of  Senator Barbara Boxer's announcement that she won't be running for re-election in 2016:

Senator Boxer has served in Congress for more than three decades. What legacy does she leave behind?

Another big political story this week, Governor Brown was sworn in for a historic fourth term. But another person was sworn in who may be his successor. State Attorney General Kamala Harris was inaugurated to her second term and had some interesting things to say about race and policing.

To Pasadena now and over the holidays, the District Attorney's office charged a Pasadena employee with embezzling more than 6 million dollars. How have Pasadena residents reacted to the news?

And the city of Long Beach is also looking at some money issues of a different kind. What's the story here?



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