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CA Democrats mismanage campaign war-chests

California Democrats converge on the Los Angeles Convention Center this weekend for the party’s annual state convention. Although Democrats face two scandals involving members of the state Senate, the party is well positioned for the 2014 campaign cycle. The party

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Immigration reform all but dead for 2013 and 2014 6

Shocked by their poor showing in the 2012 presidential election, Republicans looked for ways to change their brand. The first idea: Embrace immigration reform. A slew of Republican lawmakers and influential conservative intellectuals came out in favor of granting citizenship

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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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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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Federal union just like CA’s: Government role is to provide well-paying jobs

As I wrote here last week, part of Port Hueneme’s oceanfront could face devastation in coming months because the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it doesn’t have the money to do remedial work on the coast that it has

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Obama’s green jobs went up in smoke

Oct. 30, 2012 Katy Grimes: The phony green jobs that I have been writing about for several years are just another inconvenient truth in this administration. The U.S. Labor Department’s Inspector General just released a report on Friday revealing that President

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Video: Rep. Darrell Issa’s Post Service reform agenda

June 19, 2012 By Brian Calle The U.S. Postal Service is massively inefficient, runs huge deficits and, some say, is going out of business. Reform is essential. In an exclusive interview, I talked with Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., about his

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Video: Fast and Furious with Rep. Darrell Issa

June 15, 2012 CalWatchDog.com’s editor-in-chief, Brian Calle, talks to Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., about the latest developments with Operation Fast and Furious, the Federal Government’s program that armed Mexican drug cartels with tax-payer funded guns.

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Rep. Darrell Issa keeping heat on A.G. Holder 0

June 14, 2012 By John Seiler NEWPORT BEACH — Speaking at the Pacific Club today, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista, said he would continue to hold Attorney General Eric Holder’s feet to the fire. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee,

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Calif. US. Senate candidates blast GOP endorsement 0

May 16, 2012 By Dave Roberts In California, there are three certainties: death, taxes and the re-election of Sen. Dianne Feinstein. In 2006, she shellacked Dick Mountjoy by 24 points. In 2000, she trounced Tom Campbell by 19 points. The

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