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How Prop. 23 Still Can Win
John Seiler: Prop. 23 is going to lose in a week. That's because the Yes on 23 campaign is not going to do what I'm going to tell them right now, right here. Then I'll explain it below. They need to personalize the campaign -- against Arnold. Here's the ad, which they can use free. I'm offering it...
Pensions Sinking Bay Counties
Steven Greenhut: A Milken Institute pension panel stacked with unions and liberal politicians last week argued mainly for the status quo, yet a new report suggests that four Bay Area counties could be inching toward bankruptcy unless they get their pension obligations under control. As KGO reported:...
NFIB Helping Liberal Democrats
Steven Greenhut: The state's business community routinely complains about our state's abysmal business climate, yet so often these folks undermine Republican attempts to improve that climate -- and they often do so at crucial times in the election cycle. I still remember how the California Chamber o...
Liberal Dem Takes On OC's Campbell
OCT. 26, 2010 By JOHN SEILER A surprising duel is taking place in the 48th Congressional District in California, which centers on Irvine and includes Tustin, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills and other cities. It's between sitting Rep. John Campbell, a Republican, and Irvine Councilwoman Beth Krom, a Dem...
Senate Longshot Alby No Neophyte
OCT. 26, 2010 By KATY GRIMES In state legislative races, there are several underdogs – those who have seemingly little chance to win the election, but are nevertheless giving the race a shot. Many of these folks are political neophytes. Enter Barbara Alby, former assemblywoman (1993-1998) and c...