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Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky. (AP)Aaron Persky, criticized for a lenient sentence for a former Stanford swimmer, will no longer hear criminal matters.


2016-08-25 20:47:40 -0600

Why rich donors keep giving to losing GOP candidates like Mitt Romney and John McCain. (AP)Victory on Election Day is decidedly secondary for super-rich backers of high-profile politicians.


2016-08-25 12:25:58 -0600

Donald Trump (Getty Images)The candidate insists he hasn't backpedaled on the issue, but the rhetoric last week differs from earlier tough talk.


2016-08-25 13:25:29 -0600