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Colorado ousts 2 gun-control extremists

Since I first visited Colorado in 1964 on my family's trip “Out West” from Michigan, I've loved Colorado. I worked there the last half of 1977 in my first major journalism gig, with the Colorado Springs Gazette-Telegraph as a cub

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Filner’s fate: The warring conventional wisdoms

There are two conventional wisdoms about Bob Filner, San Diego’s embattled pervert of a mayor, and they can’t both be right. The first is that he simply can’t stay in office. Now that all nine City Council members say he

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Report: Grand jury could push Filner out

County grand juries are often derided in Southern California for the spotty quality of their work, at least when it comes to their reports on government agencies. But in San Diego, they could ride to the rescue if other efforts

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Strategic error in Filner recall bid? Maybe

The Bob Filner saga continues to unfold in San Diego. The biggest news is that a gay-baiting gay activist is apparently backing off what once looked like a clear attempt to sandbag a nascent recall of the grabby mayor. This

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Scam to help Filner avoid/delay recall?

What was this past week’s biggest development on the Bob Filner front? What single event happened that will have the most long-term consequences in the hilarious/sad scandal of the San Diego mayor whose name will now forever be a synonym

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Groan: Dem-driven attacks on Filner depicted as ugly GOP coup 13

July 15, 2013 By Chris Reed At 11 a.m. today, there will be another press conference by the three longtime liberal supporters of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner who called on their fellow Democrat to resign last Wednesday over alleged sexual

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Fighting public service ‘corruption’ 25

Aug. 27, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — During recent travels to Madison and Milwaukee for some research about reform-minded Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s survival of a union-backed recall, I found little residual anger among the friendly folks there,

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Unions make Wisc. badgering state 1

June 4, 2012 By Steven Greenhut SACRAMENTO — Before Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker became a recall target for his efforts to reform collective bargaining in his state, I was a guest on a Madison radio show discussing the influence of

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Scott Walker vs. Jerry Brown 15

June 3, 2012 By Brian Calle Californians know a thing or two about recalls. Only two state governors in U.S. history have been removed from office via recall; the first was North Dakota Gov. Lynn J. Frazier in 1921. Of

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Recall Gov. Jerry Brown! 37

John Seiler: I’ve had enough. Four and a half months of Gov. Jerry Brown, Part Deux, is four and a half months too much. Last October, even before he was elected, I was the first to demand: Recall Gov. Jerry

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