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Obamacare takes turn for the worse in CA

As the Affordable Care Act and the Covered California health exchange enter their second year, Californians have begun to encounter fresh challenges and disappointments — a development that has pushed enrollment numbers below official targets. This year, signups are trailing

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Elected CA Dems duck issue of police treatment of minorities

As protests in Oakland, Los Angeles and San Diego have shown, there are many Californians who are upset about what happened in Ferguson, Mo., with the police killing of an unarmed African-American youth. They’re also much more broadly concerned about

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CA GOP labors to read Latino tea leaves

Though the political ground has been shifting in California, new research is giving Republicans only hints about how to woo Latino voters. Much like their nationwide counterparts, for moderate-to-liberal Republicans in the Golden State, Latinos have come to represent an essential outreach opportunity. Unlike

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Vergara’s grim implications for CA Dems ignored

When Asian-American lawmakers objected to efforts by black and Latino lawmakers to gut Proposition 209 and bring racial quotas back to college admissions and other state government programs, the California media thought that was news. Nexis shows 85 stories about

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Republican and Latinos agree on education reforms 2

May 6, 2013 By Katy Grimes Politics makes strange bedfellows. This we know to be true, but Latinos and Republicans should not be. Many demographers predict Republicans will steadily pick up Latino voters as Latino assimilation increases, and Latinos succeed

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Video: GROW Elect advances grassroots Latino GOP action

March 6, 2013 By John Seiler The two major themes of last weekend’s GOP convention were more grassroots organizing and more involvement by Latinos and other growing constituencies. Even those who not Republicans should welcome steps to make the party

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Video: CA GOP Latinos at Convention eager to boost party

March 6, 2013 By Mark Stefanos Latinos had a significant presence at the March California Republican Convention in Sacramento, including a large showing by startup group GROW Elect—a Latino Republican candidate recruitment PAC. Devastating losses in the 2012 election cycle

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Winning over Latinos: Focus on benefits, not features 6

March 2, 2013 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — Ask any women what she wants in a purse design, and she’ll tell you it needs to be able to organize her entire life. The bag must be able to carry everything,

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Video: Victor Davis Hanson: Tough talk for Latino voters.

Feb. 9, 2013 By Brian Calle In another installment of my interview with classical scholar and author Victor Davis Hanson, he speaks of welcoming Latino immigrants, but urging them to understand the system of the United States.

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Are Hispanics moving up or down the social scale? 40

Commentary April 24, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi The ongoing economic malaise of the past half decade has slammed most social and economic groups in California. How are Hispanics doing here, especially in light of the bursting of the Housing Bubble? For

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