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New CA GOP seeks to stop Dem ‘recipe for disaster’ 10

March 5, 2013 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — The 11th Commandment, according to the gospel of former President Ronald Reagan, is an unwritten rule in the Republican Party discouraging public attacks on other Republicans, particularly GOP candidates. “Thou shalt not speak

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Karl Rove: CA GOP must ‘Get back in the game and fight’ 8

March 3, 2013 By Katy Grimes SACRAMENTO — “Losing has one great benefit to it,” Karl Rove, told a large luncheon California Republican Party spring convention in Sacramento yesterday. “It gives you the chance to start fresh to look everything

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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: CA GOP Convention: Jim Brulte speaks to GROW Elect

March 2, 2013 By John Hrabe In this YouTube, incoming California Republican Chairman Jim Brulte speaks to GROW Elect, “a 527 political action committee that recruits, endorses, trains, and funds Latino Republican candidates for public office.”

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CA GOP Convention delegates urge retired congressmen to help party’s finances 1

March 2, 2013 By John Hrabe SACRAMENTO — Meeting in the state capital this weekend for its spring convention, the California Republican Party is deep in the red. The party’s debt problems are so bad it’s not even clear how

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Prop. 31 loses badly 7

Nov. 7, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Proposition 31 was wiped out by voters yesterday.  The Government Performance and Accountability Act got just 39 percent of the votes, with 61 percent against. Part of the likely reason it lost big was

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Partisanship evidence of how much at stake in election 8

Nov. 6, 2012 Katy Grimes: This is the most partisan election I’ve seen since I first voted in 1980. But there is a reason, and one apparently rooted in American history. A telling example of the partisanship along with much irony

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Prop. 31 should be an issue for left-wingers, too 8

Oct. 3, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi Tom Elias’ Oct. 2 column in the Redding Record Searchlight newspaper inferred Proposition 31 is only being opposed by some right-wing crackpots. Actually, Prop. 31 is far from only a rightwing issue. It should

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Convention time: How badly off is the CA GOP? 23

July 25, 2012 By John Seiler Just ahead of its “fall” convention in beautiful downtown Burbank on Aug. 10-12, the CA GOP is in a tiff with the New York Times over the status of the party in the Pyrite

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