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Topic - Hugh Rodham
The Homeland Security inspector general is investigating President Obama's nominee to be the No. 2 official at the department over his role in helping the brother of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton get an immigrant visa for a Chinese investor.
California Attorney General Jerry Brown filed suit Wednesday against former and current city officials in the Los Angeles suburb of Bell who collected bloated salaries - a move that places recently appointed city attorney James M. Casso in a position to both defend and prosecute those same officials.