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It's noon. It's time for a break. Here's what people are reading on today:

Feinstein Shifts Her Stance And Supports Law To Prevent Federal Crackdown On Marijuana In California
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Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Tuesday she “strongly supports” a federal law keeping the government from interfering in states like California that legalize marijuana use.

SEIU 1000 Elections Sweeps Out Yvonne Walker's Allies | The Sacramento Bee
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"We are claiming a victory for members across the state. We made a difference for state workers. Their voices were heard," she said.

Lawmakers From Both Parties Unite Against Trump’s Zte Sanctions Rollback - Politico

After President Donald Trump trashed the Trans-Pacific Partnership, threatened to withdraw from NAFTA multiple times and proposed trade-war inducing tariffs against China, Congress may have finally found the red line on trade lawmakers can agree on.

Ad For Villaraigosa Ca Governor Misleads On Obama Support | The Sacramento Bee
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Congress moves to revamp laws to combat sexual misconduct in its ranks

The bipartisan proposal would make lawmakers personally liable for any settlements from their own misbehavior. The Senate could vote this week.

NFL National Anthem Protest: Penalty For Kneeling Discussed | The Sacramento Bee
Noel Harris @
By Noel Harris

GOP Scrambles To Quell Immigration Revolt - Politico

House Speaker Paul Ryan and other GOP leaders have been playing shuttle diplomacy between conservatives who oppose any vote on a bipartisan solution for Dreamers, and moderates who are demanding one. | John Shinkle/POLITICO