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Elections offer lessons for California GOP

  This post has been updated below. Yesterday, two states located thousands of miles from California elected new governors. And although the elections won’t directly affect the Golden State, California Republicans hoping to reverse their recent fortunes in statewide elections

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Issues split CA GOP delegation in Congress

Typically, congressional delegations can be divided into two camps, Republicans and Democrats. Some smaller states — such as Massachusetts or Rhode Island — are only represented by one party. But more populous states like Texas and Illinois typically bring both

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Sequester cuts likely to remain in place 0

This week, for the first time since the end of the government shutdown, budget talks between Democrats and Republicans began. The aim of the negotiations is to avert another government shutdown when temporary funding runs out January 15 and to

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Some CA Republicans move Left on immigration

While several California Republican congressmen have reiterated previous support for comprehensive immigration reform in recent days, it is still unlikely that the House will take up a bill on the matter anytime this year. A few days ago, Rep. Jeff

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Obamacare problems metastasize

The government shutdown — which dominated the headlines and did severe damage to the Republican Party’s brand — has now been over for nearly two weeks. America’s eyes have since turned to the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare.

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A Tale of Two States, CA and NV: Part III

This is Part III in a series of stories about Nevada’s economic strategy. To read the first two installments, click here and here. Nevada’s aggressive pro-business policies, and the agencies charged with selling the state, have produced decidedly mixed results.

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A Tale of Two States, CA and NV: Part II

This is Part II in a series of stories about Nevada’s economic strategy. To read the first installment, click here. In September, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval delivered the Republican Party’s weekly address. In the video, which lasted less than six

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Will immigration reform move forward?

President Obama, during his press conference Thursday, identified three policy areas where he believed Congress — at its most dysfunctional point in recent memory — could actually produce legislation. He suggested that the legislative branch pursue a farm bill, a

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CA legislators join vote to end federal shutdown

The 16-day federal government shutdown is over, and America’s borrowing limit has been raised following an 81-19 vote in the Senate and a 285-144 vote in the House. President Obama signed the measure into law shortly after midnight. The fight

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