Campaign 2012

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Opinion: Amazing ‘Stupid Things’

Former House Republican Leader Dick Armey criticized GOP candidates for saying “stupid things,” but here is one problem: The 2012 candidates were talking about Republican policy.


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Unions Make Statement With Defeat Of Prop. 32

After scalding defeats this year from Wisconsin to Indiana, organized labor held its ground in California and beat back the latest attempt to dilute union political clout.


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California Voters Reject Repeal Of Death Penalty

California voters rejected the latest attempt to repeal California’s death penalty, dealing a blow to activists who saw this election as their best chance in 35 years to end capital punishment in the state.


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Prop. 39 Passes, Closing Tax Loopholes on Corporations

California voters have approved closing a corporate tax loophole that Democratic lawmakers weren’t able to pass through the Legislature.


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Prop. 36 Passes: 3 Strikes Law Reformed To Allow For Lighter Sentences

The nation’s harshest three strikes law has been reformed to allow for shorter sentences for some offenders.


Voters Reject Proposition 38 Tax For Public Schools

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California voters have rejected Proposition 38, a broad-based income tax increase that would have raised billions of dollars a year for public schools. The initiative was bankrolled by wealthy civil rights […]



California Voters Boost Penalties For Human Trafficking

California will toughen its penalties for human trafficking and its monitoring of sex offenders under an initiative approved Tuesday.


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Sen. Feinstein Easily Wins 4th Term

California voters decisively endorsed long-serving U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Tuesday, sending the powerful Democrat back to the nation’s capital for a fourth term.


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Millions Of California Voters Turn Out On Election Day

After months of hard campaigning by candidates and weeks of negative ads funded by record political spending, millions of California voters are finally having their say.


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Millions Upon Millions Spent On California Campaigns

Hundreds and hundreds of millions of dollars – more money has been pumped into the election this year than ever before.


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California Voters Face New Choices, Districts

California voters will confront a longer ballot with more choices as they head to the polls Tuesday. It’s the first statewide primary in which voter-approved political reforms are in widespread use.


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Obama Campaign Moves To Undermine Romney’s Business Credentials

A new ad from President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign casts Mitt Romney as a greedy, job-killing corporate titan with little concern for the working class is just one facet of a new, multi-pronged effort to undermine one of the tent poles of his Republican rival’s candidacy: his business credentials.