In 1994, California voters reeling from a series of gruesome murders approved a three-strikes law toughening punishment for repeat criminals. The law was intended to prevent crime before it happened by imprisoning felons tagged as likely repeat offenders for much longer sentences.
Congressional candidate Scott Peters spoke to The Daily Aztec about his campaign for the 52nd District against incumbent Brian Bilbray. Here are some of his responses to the important issues facing the U.S. in the coming years.
This elections season, San Diego is experiencing a rare moment in modern U.S. politics: a closely contested congressional race.
For this week’s edition of Office Hours, The Daily Aztec spoke to political science professor Dr. Brian Adams.
The Daily Aztec spoke with economics professor Jennifer Imazeki about California’s economy and the benefits and shortfalls of Propositions 30 and 38. The interview has been edited for size. Visit thedailyaztec.com for the full transcript.
Last week, The Daily Aztec looked at its coverage of the 2000 election between Al Gore and George W. Bush for Throwback Thursday.
It would be cheaper to fuel cars with Starbucks caramel frappuccinos.
Political debates can feel like speed dating. Candidate have only a few minutes to justify to voters why their position on specific topics is the right one. And like speed dating, appearances can be more decisive than anything they say.
Every day, we make monumental decisions that impact the rest of our lives. it’s even worse as a college student: choosing a major, professor or even a seat in class can have major lifelong ramifications mere mortals cannot hope to comprehend.
The Daily Aztec Opinion section is inaugurating a new weekly segment: Throwback Thursday. Every week, it’ll explore how it covered 24 previous presidential elections.
Most of us won’t feel the pain of higher income taxes. Only 3 percent of California’s highest earners are expected to pay more. However, the proposition also imposes a higher state sales tax we all have to pay for.
America, leave Mitt Romney alone. He is sick and tired of hearing you complain about being sick and tired.