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GOP Attorney General Candidate Campaigning On Legalizing Pot

A Republican fighting to unseat California’s incumbent attorney general has adopted the unconventional strategy of seeking to legalize recreational marijuana as the centerpiece of his uphill campaign.

10/04/2014

Neel Kashkari. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Poll Finds Few Know GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Kashkari

A new poll on California’s gubernatorial race finds that Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown maintains a strong lead over Republican challenger Neel Kashkari and that few voters could even identify the GOP candidate in the Nov. 4 election.

09/12/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04:  New Jersey Governor Chris Christie attends the 2014 Father Of The Year Awards at New York Hilton on June 4, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Chris Christie Heads To California For Fundraising

New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie is heading to San Francisco as part of a national tour, headlining a high-dollar fundraiser in the liberal stronghold and supporting the California GOP’s long-shot nominee for governor.

06/13/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 11:  House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) arrives for a news conference after telling the Republican caucus that he will resign his post at the U.S. Capitol June 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. Cantor announced that he will resign his leadership position in the House of Representatives on July 31 after losing a primary race to Tea Party-backed college professor David Brat.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Cantor To Step Down As House Majority Leader

House Republican Leader Eric Cantor says he is resigning his leadership post at the end of next month.

06/11/2014

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Condoleezza Rice Endorses Kashkari For Governor

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is endorsing investment banker Neel Kashkari’s bid for California governor amid growing concern within the party about his GOP rival.

05/14/2014

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Toyota’s California Exodus Gives Perry Win For Possible ’16 Run

With eight months left in office, Gov. Rick Perry is away from Texas almost as much as he’s home – hitting the road hard to tout his state as America’s best place to do business.

04/30/2014

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California Bill Reignites Affirmative Action Fight

Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the state’s powerful Democratic Party and creating opportunity for conservatives.

04/23/2014

Signs advertising meetings of a local Tea Party Patriots group are being stolen. (credit:CBS)

GOP Tensions On Display At California Convention

Tea party activists made an energetic showing Saturday at a California Republican Party convention, promoting resolutions to block the state’s high-speed rail project and require voters to show photo identification at the polls as part of a push to influence the direction of the struggling state organization.

10/05/2013

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Long-Suffering Calif GOP Looks For Fresh Start

Delegates at a statewide convention Saturday pondered how to rebuild a party pushed to the margins in the nation’s most populous state, while keeping the peace between uneasy conservative and centrist factions.

10/05/2013

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Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry To Headline GOP Convention

The California Republican Party says Texas Gov. Rick Perry will headline its fall convention in Anaheim.

08/19/2013

An artist's rendition of a California high-speed rail station. (Source: cahighspeedrail.ca.gov)

GOP Lawmakers Seek Audit Of Land Used For High-Speed Rail

Two Republican lawmakers from the Central Valley want the state auditor to review the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s moves to buy up land for the $68 billion project.

08/06/2013

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Rove Says California Republicans Need New Way To Reach Voters

GOP strategist Karl Rove says California Republicans need to “get up off of the mat” and find new ways to reach voters if they are to regain popularity in the nation’s most populous state.

03/02/2013

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