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Opinion: The Second Coming Of W

Down to the trademark “W”, W. Mitt Romney is literally the second coming of the George W. Bush: the economic strategy that led to the worst American economy since the Great Depression and the Bush legacy of secrecy in the face of questions from the American public.


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Survey Of Calif. GOP Shows Romney Has Double-Digit Lead Over Competitors

A new survey finds Mitt Romney running away with Republican support in California, with the leader of the national presidential field enjoying a double digit lead over his competitors in the GOP.


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Democrats Take Early Lead In Calif. U.S. House Race

A special congressional election Tuesday in California gave Republicans a surprising opening to seize a House seat in a Democratic stronghold and send a powerful message nationally going into 2012.


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Calif. Bill Would Ease Farmworker Unionization

Gov. Jerry Brown has until midnight Tuesday to act on a bill that would make it easier for unions to organize farmworkers in California, but growers characterize the legislation as a union power-grab.


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Mitt Romney Makes Fundraising Stop In California

Mitt Romney launched a fundraising swing through California Tuesday, looking to cash in on his status as the provisional front-runner in the unsettled Republican presidential field.


California Governor Jerry Brown speaks to reporters as he announces his proposed budget at the California State Capitol on January 10, 2011 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Vetoes Democratic Budget Plan

Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed the Democratic budget plan approved Wednesday in the Legislature, restarting talks over how to close California’s $9.6 billion deficit.



GOP Leader Says Calif. Should Adopt Texas’ Job Model

Republicans say California needs to follow Texas’ model of lower taxes and fewer regulations and legal hurdles to keep the state economy growing and creating jobs.


California Governor Jerry Brown checks his watch after speaking to reporters about his proposed budget at the California State Capitol on January 10, 2011 in Sacramento, California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Taxes Tax Pitch To Republican District

On Friday, he stopped at an elementary school in Riverside to make his pitch that voters should decide whether to support a renewal of recent tax hikes.


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Cooley Concedes California Attorney General Race

Republican Steve Cooley is conceding the California attorney general’s race to Kamala Harris, giving Democrats a sweep of all statewide offices.


Sea Wall in the Sierra

The Republican Tide that swept the country yesterday ran smack dab into a Sierra sea wall that kept this state deep blue.