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Southern California primary races to watch

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| Many primary races in Southern California will be easy going for well-funded incumbents. But these races promise a bit more drama.

2 bills would shift county special election costs to state


Sen. Norma Torres proposes reimbursing L.A. and other counties for the costs of special elections held in 2013 plus future elections.

Bipartisan negotiators unveil budget to avoid January shutdown


The deal hammered out by GOP Rep. Paul Ryan and Democratic Sen. Patty Murray would restore $65 billion in sequestration cuts in exchange for cuts elsewhere and additional fees.

2014 Election: Which Calif. member of Congress has the most cash?


With every one of the state's 53 Congressional seats on the June primary ballot, the money race is in full swing. KPCC takes a look at who's flush.

Maven's Morning Coffee: Jerry Brown fundraises


Today is Friday, Nov. 22 and headlines include Gov. Jerry Brown's fundraising, Sen. Feinstein's possible retirement, and mixed reviews for a city website.

The ATM effect: LA's the place for campaign cash


While presidential candidates spent lots of time in swing states stumping for votes, they came mostly to LA to collect campaign donations. No other county gave more.

Magic Johnson hosting Obama at LA fundraiser


Magic Johnson and his wife will host Obama at a reception, before the president heads to billionaire Haim Saban's Beverly Hills estate for a fundraising dinner.

Officials: Moreno Valley councilman pleads guilty in $2.3M bribe


Authorities say Marcelo Co has agreed to plead guilty to bribery after authorities said he accepted $2.36 million, believed to be the largest bribe taken by a U.S. public official.