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CalWatchdog Morning Read – November 23

Democrats on verge of supermajority Transportation deal dead for now Largest public workers union to strike Kamala Harris Backpage.com prosecution may be falling apart  Initiative forcing voter approval of large bond measures dies Good morning! Programming note: Morning Read will

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California-style dominance eludes Democrats nationwide

  At a moment of unprecedented dominance in California, Democrats woke up on Election Day to a painfully changed national landscape, raising sharp questions about how poorly their approach to outsized success on the west coast is translating in vast

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CA officials poised to blunt Trump on deportation

  If Donald Trump aims to significantly reduce the presence of undocumented and unlawful immigrants in California, he will face staunch opposition. From the municipal to statewide level, officials have come out strongly against the prospect of stronger enforcement and

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Here’s 10 things about Tuesday’s election

Tuesday’s election upended everything most experts thought they knew about politics, when Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton to become the next president with one of the most unconventional campaigns ever.  But down the ballot, 10 things stood out. Nearly 50,000 people

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California voters defy trend – by voting as expected

SACRAMENTO – Whereas the national election results shocked and surprised pollsters and many media observers, California’s results from Election Day conformed almost exactly to pre-election polls and predictions. Some of the big races were foregone conclusions, such as Attorney General

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – November 7

Prop. 66 caps death penalty appeals at five years. What happens then? 10 things to know about the measure to legalize pot Is CAGOP losing the Vietnamese-American voting bloc?  Brown fights Prop. 53 hard, supporter cries foul What happens to AG

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Study: 30% of CA police killings not reported to state

California won national applause in September when Attorney General Kamala Harris announced the implementation of a new online system under which all California police agencies will have to report not just fatal police shootings but encounters in which civilians are

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Attorney General Harris conducting investigation of Wells Fargo

  Attorney General Kamala Harris has joined the growing pile-on against Wells Fargo’s improper business dealings. “California’s attorney general is conducting a criminal investigation into whether employees at San Francisco-based Wells Fargo bank stole customers’ identities in the sales practices

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – October 21

Sanchez hits Harris’ record on mortgage settlement … But Harris has Obama in a campaign ad Experts: Border war in SD going nowhere even with legal pot Political spending reaches new high What is Prop. 51?  Good morning. TGIF. As

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Sanchez hits Harris’ record on mortgage settlement in Senate race

Loretta Sanchez on Thursday attacked Kamala Harris’ record on the 2012 mortgage crisis settlement, saying it was not the major accomplishment the state’s attorney general claims.  The two Democrats are running for the state’s open U.S. Senate seat. With the election

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