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Harris hits gender pay gap at campaign appearance

LOS ANGELES — Sen. Kamala Harris said she will unveil “the first ever national priority on closing the pay gap and holding corporations accountable for transparency and closing that gap.” Corporations failing to do so will face penalties, Harris said May 19 at Los Angeles Southwest College at what was billed as the first campaign Read More…

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Advocates criticize Trump’s decision to end DACA

LOS ANGELES — Southland Democratic leaders and immigrant advocates lashed out harshly Sept. 5 at the Trump administration decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which has protected an estimated 800,000 people who were brought to the country as children from deportation. Activists immediately planned to take to the streets to Read More…

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President blasted for transgender military ban

LOS ANGELES — “Disgusting,” “ugly,” “un-American” and “hateful” were among the reactions state and Southland Democratic political leaders had to President Donald Trump’s announcement that transgender people will be barred from serving in the military. “After consultation with my generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States government will not accept or Read More…