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Clinton, Sanders virtually tied in CA, both lead Trump

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are virtually tied in their quest for the Democratic presidential nomination among likely voters in California, with both leading the prospective Republican nominee, Donald Trump, according to a Public Policy Institute of California poll released

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – May 24

  Bay Area court stops suspending driver licenses over unpaid fines SF to look at its sanctuary city policies Bernie and Hillary come to SoCal State Senate votes to ban private communications with Coastal Commission Under pressure from civil liberties

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Bernie Sanders goes for broke leading up to CA primary

  With California the final battleground in his insurgent campaign to beat Hillary Clinton for the Democrats’ nomination for president, Sen. Bernie Sanders has pulled out the stops, barnstorming the state and demanding a final televised debate, which Clinton has now declined,

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Report predicts surprisingly strong CA turnout in primary

The conventional wisdom holds that primary turnout in California is generally weak unless there is a particularly contested election of note or a high-profile, high-stakes ballot measure. This June 7, with the presidential nominations largely determined for both parties, most

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CA millennials play political bellwether

  With Donald Trump riding high in statewide polls and Bernie Sanders committed to seeing through his youth-fueled campaign all the way to the convention, California has become a large and unlikely test case for how millennials might vote in the

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – April 28

Presidential campaign focus on CA Cruz and Carly Legislator pay panel can’t get quorum UC Davis chancellor placed on leave during investigation Good morning. Happy Friday eve! All eyes are on California as presidential candidates on both sides of the

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Sanders pins delegate hopes on CA

Hoping to end Bernie Sanders’ surprisingly effective insurgent campaign, Hillary Clinton has shifted her own to California, on the heels of a strong Tuesday performance making her a virtual lock for the Democrats’ nomination for president. Clinton edges Sanders by six points

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Young CA voters cooling on Democratic Party

With their presidential primary season defined by a massive generation gap, California Democrats have braced for their state to play an outsized role in the nomination process — at a time when the growth of their party appears to be leveling

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Effort underway to require legislators wear emblems of top donors

The movement to emblazon state legislators with the logos of their donors has collected tens of thousands of signatures for its would-be ballot initiative. “The measure, formally called the ‘Name All Sponsors California Accountability Reform (or NASCAR. Get it?) Initiative,’ would

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Jerry Brown for president? Two interesting angles

Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Walters observed in a column last Friday that Gov. Jerry Brown might still have the White House itch: Does the three-time White House hopeful read about Hillary Clinton’s slide and left-winger Bernie Sanders’ surge in their

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