Raphael Sonenshein

California State University, Los Angeles

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Executive Director of the Pat Brown Institute, a nonprofit public policy center based at California State University Los Angeles, and a contributing writer to the Jewish Journal; author of Politics in Black and White: Race and Power in Los Angeles and The City at Stake: Secession, Reform, and the Battle for Los Angeles; former former Professor of Political Science at California State University Fullerton, and former executive director of the City of Los Angeles Commission on Charter Reform

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The California state legislature handed Governor Brown a package of gun control bills. As of Friday morning, the Governor signed some and vetoed others.

CA Gun Control: What Governor Brown Signed and What He Vetoed

The California state legislature handed Governor Brown a package of gun control bills. As of Friday morning, the Governor signed some and vetoed others.

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With just a little more than a week from the June 7 primary, all three presidential hopefuls have their eyes on California, and had their feet on the ground in the Golden State on…

If Clinton Clinches Nomination After New Jersey’s Primary, Will California Matter?

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There are 34 candidates running to fill Barbara Boxer’s Senate seat, but only the top two Democrats and three Republicans will be included Monday night in the first debate of the race.

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There are 34 candidates running to fill Barbara Boxer’s Senate seat, but only the top two Democrats and three Republicans will be included Monday night in the first debate of the race.

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