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In San Diego, how low will foes of gay GOP candidate go?

The 2008 election of gay libertarian firebrand Carl DeMaio to the San Diego City Council absolutely drove the city’s Democratic machine insane. When it came to tearing DeMaio down, it was anything goes. No one of any Dem stature ever

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Outside labor $ may cost GOP expected win in San Diego mayor’s race

Politico has done an unusually good job for an East Coast news outlet in describing the Tuesday, Feb. 11, special election to replace disgraced Bob Filner as mayor of San Diego. Republican Councilman Kevin Faulconer, an affable moderate-conservative, had been

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Yeah, sure, CA is going to love Obamacare

There has been a striking lack of common sense among advocates of Obamacare. First example: It was completely predictable that allowing companies to not provide health insurance to employees who worked less than 30 hours a week would lead companies

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Drones a litmus test on trust in government 20

March 18, 2013 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO -– Don’t you hate it when life starts to resemble one of those bleak, futuristic dystopian movies? I’m thinking of an almost unfathomable reality –- local and state governments are joining the feds

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Why minorities are cold to green agenda: what Politico missed 3

Dec. 31, 2012 By Chris Reed Politico reporter Talia Buford had a weekend analysis piece about the environmental movement’s theories on why its sweeping proposals haven’t advanced in Washington. The main thesis: “The green movement dreams of pushing major bills

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