Ina Jaffe Ina Jaffe is a National Desk correspondent based at NPR West, NPR's production center in Culver City, California.
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Schwarzenegger Says He Fathered Employee's Child

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Huckabee signs a copy of his new book, A Simple Government: Twelve Things We Really Need from Washington (and a Trillion that We Don't!), at the National Press Club, February 2011 in Washington. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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From Pulpit To Politics, Huckabee Heeds The Call

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Republican state Sen. Sam Blakeslee, shown at a committee hearing earlier this year, says the Atascadero hospital has "an inherently dangerous population." He's proposed new laws designed to make the hospital safer, including a bill that would make it easier to medicate patients against their will. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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At a rally at Napa State Hospital in January, workers demand better safety measures for staff and patients. One worker carries a sign with a photo of Donna Gross, a hospital worker killed last year, allegedly by a patient. J.L. Sousa/ZUMAPRESS.com hide caption

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Richard Nixon, daughter Tricia and wife, Pat, board Air Force One after his resignation, Aug. 9, 1974. Bettmann/CORBIS hide caption

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Congregants at the West Los Angeles United Methodist Church gathered $8,000 on their first day of fundraising for the earthquake and tsunami victims in Japan. Courtesy of the West Los Angeles United Methodist Church hide caption

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'Crash Tax' More Bust Than Boom For Many Cities

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The open pit mine at Molycorp Minerals' rare earths mining and processing facility in Mountain Pass, Calif. The mine is expected to produce 40,000 tons of rare earth minerals each year after a $500 million expansion project. Courtesy of Molycorp Minerals hide caption

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Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, shown in a 2008 file photo, leaves office with a mixed record. He's won praise for his precedent-setting environmental activism and criticism for his failure to tame the state's fiscal mess as promised. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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California Stays Blue Amid GOP's Rise

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Waterlogged California At Risk Of Mudslides

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