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State Republicans embrace key Trump policies

The California Republican Party wrapped up its annual spring convention by re-electing former state Sen. Jim Brulte, R-Rancho Cucamonga, to his third term as state chairman – but while also moving away from policies Brulte has touted to stands more attuned

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – December 5

Voter fraud in CA? Public workers strike canceled, deal reached with state Lawmakers urge new AG to step up CPUC probe Democrats want funding for legal bills for undocumented immigrants CA Democrats want ban on offshore drilling Good morning! Legislators

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Republicans raise concern of voter fraud in Orange County, statewide election

Top Republicans have questioned the integrity of the California’s election results in recent days, forcing the state’s top election official to dismiss the allegations. Leaders in the state party are concerned about local elections, particularly in one important Orange County

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Poll: Republican gubernatorial candidates would perform well behind Democrat Newsom

Good news for California Republicans: In a field of nine candidates for the 2018 gubernatorial race, they have two of the top three names, according to a poll released Tuesday. San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Ashley Swearengin, the termed-out

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CA GOP weathers hard-fought challenges to incumbents

  After weeks of fearing the worst, relief washed over vulnerable Republicans hoping to remain part of California’s congressional delegation. Despite a dogged effort by Democrats hoping to capitalize on Donald Trump’s unpopularity in the Golden State, their challengers fell short,

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Trump’s Republican National Convention chases CA dream

  Thanks to Donald Trump, California’s role at the Republican national convention in Cleveland has been dramatically expanded — out of proportion, some critics have suggested. The changes belied a calculated effort to shift the center of GOP gravity away

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Republicans in Legislature poised to increase diversity in 2016

Buried beneath the headlines of Donald Trump’s comments of the day and the relatively new top-two primary format that weeded out Republicans from a statewide partisan race for the first time ever rests one nugget of good news for the

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CAGOP extends term limits for chairman

Burlingame – California Republican Party Chairman Jim Brulte, who was set to be termed out in 2017, was granted eligibility for up to two more terms by the party on Sunday. Brulte was elected in 2013, when the party was near

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@realdonaldtrump hits the Bay Area

Any questions about which Donald Trump would show up to the California Republican Party Convention in Burlingame on Friday were dispelled immediately.  Would it be the same insult-slinging, filterless personality Americans have grown accustomed to seeing on T.V., who protesters waited for

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Assembly Republicans: Hold steady in 2016 to build for 2017

Facing a presidential election that’s guaranteed to overshadow them and numbering so few that passing even a simple resolution requires an act of God, Assembly Republicans are hoping to simply hold their 28 seats in 2016 while building the foundation

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