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Ted Cruz Climate Change Comments Make Him ‘Unfit’ For Presidency

It’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz’s position is no different.

03/24/2015

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GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate Plan

House Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama’s strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration’s plan to limit carbon pollution.

03/24/2015

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No Private Email Ban For State Business In California

The lack of clear policy in California, advocates say, could allow officials to shield sensitive electronic communications from public scrutiny by using personal email accounts.

03/19/2015

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Oregon Becomes First State To Adopt Automatic Voter Registration

Under the legislation, every adult citizen in Oregon who has interacted with the Driver and Motor Vehicle Services Division since 2013 but hasn’t registered to vote will receive a ballot in the mail at least 20 days before the next statewide election. The measure is expected to add about 300,000 new voters to the rolls.

03/16/2015

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Vote To Endorse Log Cabin Republicans An Incremental Change In Acceptance Of Gays

Yet even after Sunday’s vote, the party’s official platform states its opposition to promoting “alternative lifestyles,” and the party remains opposed to gay marriage and same-sex partner benefits, child custody and adoption.

03/02/2015

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Attorney General Harris To Run For California Senate Seat

Source tells the AP that California Attorney General Kamala Harris will run for the Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Barbara Boxer.

01/12/2015

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California GOP Blocks Democratic State Legislative Supermajorities In Both Houses

Republican Catharine Baker was declared the winner over Democrat Tim Sbranti in Assembly District 16 after an updated tally by Contra Costa and Alameda counties.

11/07/2014

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Richard Dreyfuss: Politics Should Be Noble Calling

Oscar winner Richard Dreyfuss told California lawmakers he hopes the American public will once again view politics as a noble calling.

08/21/2014

Issa said Tim Donnely's comments linking Republican Indian-American Neel Kashkari to Islamic law was "hateful and ignorant garbage." (Getty Images)

Issa Condemns Donnelly’s Comments On Islamic Law

Gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly tried to link his Republican rival, Indian-American Neel Kashkari, to Islamic law.

05/08/2014

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Court To Weigh Challenge To Ban On Campaign Lies

As political campaigns begin to heat up, the Supreme Court is deciding whether false accusations and mudslinging made during an election can be punished as a crime.

04/16/2014

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus tells California GOP the old primary system was a "disaster." (Getty Images)

RNC Chairman: Primary Changes Will Rebuild GOP

Reince Priebus tells California Republicans moving up the national convention will help GOP candidate in 2016.

03/15/2014

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Embattled State Sen. Ron Calderon Takes Indefinite Leave Of Absence

A California state lawmaker facing federal corruption charges alleging he took kickbacks while in office said Sunday evening he has taken an indefinite leave of absence from the Legislature while he awaits trial.

03/02/2014

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