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After Feinstein announces run for re-election, progressives push for a primary challenger

Just hours after U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., announced she was running for re-election, progressives in the state called for a primary challenge to the long-serving Democrat. For example, Bay Area Congressman Ro Khanna, D-Calif., reportedly asked Rep. Barbara Lee,

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With move to ‘Super Tuesday,’ California looks to increase influence on presidential primary

In an effort to bolster its relevance during the next presidential election, Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a new law moving California’s primary from June to early March. A March primary gives the Golden State an opportunity to be political

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California attorney general rebuked for stacking deck against fuel tax repeal

Continuing a longstanding bipartisan tradition, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra came under fire in July for ballot measure language considered to be grossly prejudicial by the measure’s proponents. And it didn’t take long for a state judge to agree with

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End of session defined by higher taxes, anti-Trump and union priorities

SACRAMENTO – California’s legislative session, which completed its work in the wee hours Saturday morning, was one of the more controversial ones in years, given the degree to which the Democratic majority was able to secure various tax and fee

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Trump to scrap vehicle mileage standards – fight with California, environmentalists likely

President Trump on Wednesday launched the first salvo in what seems likely to end up a war with the state of California and many liberal states over vehicle mileage rules that Gov. Jerry Brown and environmentalists depict as crucial to

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CA Democrats spend $90M in same-party races

A new report tallying the costs of running against members of your own party revealed that Golden State Democrats spent big in 2016 on races without a Republican. This year, “Democrats raised or spent a total of $90.8 million on same-party

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – January 3

Proposed ballot measure asks if state should take action it already took Kern County law enforcement under fire Did California legalize child prostitution? Making sense of Trump Kamala Harris’ coronation? Good morning. Happy New Year! We start this year with

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – December 12

How Obamacare repeals would affect some Californians Which way to go for CA GOP $340-million turf-rebate program in SoCal mismanaged AG/Law enforcement to track race stats in traffic, street stops NorCal rain fighting drought, uncertainty lingers Good morning. Happy Monday.

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – December 2

Los Angeles congressman tapped for CA attorney general How much will e-cigs be taxed under new measure? Court reopens lawsuit against bullet-stamping law Richmond mayor spoke too soon on local crime Kevin de Leon rules out congressional run? Good morning. TGIF. The wait

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Los Angeles congressman named next attorney general, musical chairs ensues

Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday tapped Democratic Congressman Xavier Becerra to be California’s next attorney general.  Becerra, who would need to be confirmed by the Legislature, would fill the impending vacancy left by Kamala Harris, who was elected to the U.S. Senate

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