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Special Voter Registration Event Being Held At Cal Expo

Monday is the last day to register to vote in California, but state officials are making a special effort to get as many people registered as possible.

10/22/2012

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Presidential Campaigns Target New Citizen Voters

From Florida to Virginia, Massachusetts to California, candidates and political parties seeking to squeeze every vote from a divided electorate are targeting America’s newest citizens.

10/09/2012

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Record Number Of Gays Seeking Seats In Congress

Of the four openly gay members of Congress, the two longest-serving stalwarts are vacating their seats. Instead of fretting, their activist admirers are excited about a record number of gays vying to win seats in the next Congress — and to make history in the process.

10/02/2012

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Opinion: Voter ID: A Good Idea

It has been argued that “granny” might not be able to vote if they make her have a voter ID. But seriously, why all the concern about taking the extra measure of a voter ID to make sure that every vote cast in a United States election is a legally qualified vote, including “granny’s”?

08/22/2012

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Opinion: Lacking Government ID Does Not Make You Unworthy Of Voting

There are many Americans who do not have a government issued ID. In our country there is no requirement to carry ID. If you do not have a government ID, that does not make you a criminal. That does not make you unworthy of voting.

07/31/2012

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Yuba City Citizens Speak To CBS13 Over November Election, Economy Concerns

In the weeks leading up to the November election CBS13 is hitting the road, stopping in local cities and towns. We’re talking to folks, getting their thoughts on America, California and our future.

06/06/2012

California Voters Approve Term Limit Proposition

California voters tweaked term limits Tuesday to shave two years off the total time lawmakers can serve in the state Legislature but will allow them to spend their tenure in one house.

06/05/2012

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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.

05/14/2012

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Proposed Law Requires Signature Gatherers To Disclose Who’s Paying Them

A bill that would require workers who gather petition signatures for California ballot initiatives to disclose whether they are being paid has moved one step closer to the governor’s desk.

08/15/2011