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What’s left in your wallet? 2

Jan. 2, 2013 By Katy Grimes I hope you don’t need $1,635, because that is what the average tax increase will be on the majority of Americans. According to the Congressional Budget Office, 80 percent of American households with incomes between $50,000

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McClintock schools Congress and President on fiscal cliff

Dec. 13, 2012 By Katy Grimes If you really want to cut through all of the media noise about the ‘”Fiscal Cliff,” Rep. Tom McClintock, R-CA4, does this succinctly in a speech on Wednesday. In a nutshell, McClintock explains: “In their

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Congressional race in San Diego takes macabre turn 7

Oct. 29, 2012 By Chris Reed In the 52nd congressional district, San Diego’s small-government conservatives don’t have all too much to cheer for. Incumbent Brian Bilbray was part of the 1994 “Contract for America” class of House Republicans who betrayed

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Cyber thieves robbing U.S. businesses 6

Oct. 10, 2012 By Katy Grimes   Crooks are breaking into banks and stealing money. But it’s not Baby Face Nelson or Jesse James doing the robberies. Today’s thieves and crooks don’t have cool sounding names. These are nameless, faceless,

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Boehner to CA RNC Delegation: CA is in Play for Congressional Seats 0

Aug. 28, 2012 By Brian Calle TAMPA– Democrats in California have such a strong voter registration advantage in the state that most political onlookers write-off California’s statewide electoral contests as hopelessly destined to go blue. That is not an unreasonable

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Washington misreads California — again 0

June 21, 2012 By John Seiler If you’ve ever lived in Washington, D.C., as I did in 1977 and from 1982 to 1987, you know the place lives under a bubble. They have no idea what’s going on in the

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Roger Clemens found not guilty 0

June 18, 2012 By John Seiler Some good news for a change. Roger Clemens, the greatest pitcher of our time, just was found not guilty of perjury. In 2008, he made the mistake of testifying before the U.S. Congress, instead

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Assemblyman Defends Maxine Waters

Katy Grimes: I sat through a State Assembly session this morning wondering why I was there. It was obviously a thinly veiled excuse by legislators to capture the $142 per diem payment. There were the usual speeches honoring the recently

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Dogfight Over New 26th House District 0

  JAN. 8, 2012 By JOHN HRABE California’s 2012 redistricting already is shaking up state and even federal politics. The candidates’ dogfight for the new 26th congressional district could determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. House of Representatives

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Crash! CA Revenue Will Nosedive 0

Crash! The 2011-12 budget passed by the Democrats in the Legislature and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown just a month ago projected $4 billion in extra revenues. Ain’t gonna get it. It was a delusion then and it’s an even

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