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CA voter rolls: Reps take bigger hit than Dems 7

March 26, 2013 By John Seiler Californians still are shunning political parties more than in the past. But Republicans are losing registered voters faster than Democrats. According to the new report by Secretary of State Debra Bowen: “The percentage of

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So, why do we need Republicans? 2

March 26, 2013 By John Seiler Republicans now are searching for a new path for their party. They’re realizing they can’t win with their current policies. They’re trying to be a new, “hip,” “with it,” pro-middle class party. So here’s

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Rand Paul helps jumpstart GOP morale 1

March 16, 2013 CalWatchdog.com Editors NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — It’s no secret that Republicans in the Golden State have been dispirited by the last two election cycles where the GOP has been relegated to virtually no power in statewide politics. 

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Video: GROW Elect advances grassroots Latino GOP action

March 6, 2013 By John Seiler The two major themes of last weekend’s GOP convention were more grassroots organizing and more involvement by Latinos and other growing constituencies. Even those who not Republicans should welcome steps to make the party

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Union delegation unexpected sight at GOP convention 14

March 4, 2013 By Mark Stefanos Leaders of the Deputy Sheriffs’ Association of San Diego County, a labor organization representing 2,200 law-enforcement officers, toured the California Republican Convention in Sacramento last weekend, attending sessions and meeting with elected officials. They

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Brulte: 2012 Assembly GOP lost because ‘We got lazy’ 3

March 4, 2013 By John Hrabe Jim Brulte was elected chairman of the California Republican Party in a landslide vote on Sunday. But despite winning support from 90 percent of convention delegates, the former state senator kept campaigning until the

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Republicans’ consultant problem — especially in CA 9

Feb. 15, 2013 By John Seiler Republicans continue to mull over their two defeats by President Barack Obama. And their virtual dissolution in California, which once produced presidents who won landslides: Nixon and Reagan. One of the best GOP strategists

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Sure, the GOP must change, but … 23

Dec. 26, 2012 By Steven Greenhut Without fail, whenever Republicans lose elections, liberal commentators eagerly chime in with advice designed to “help” the GOP become more relevant and competitive. The advice is so common and predictable that it leaves me

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Restoring the GOP and the American Dream 28

Commentary Dec. 20, 2012 By B. Wayne Hughes Jr. The Republican Party lost the presidential election of 2012. Here in California, my own state doubled down on big government by adding a novel surcharge to its already high 11.3 percent income

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Dogfight Over New 26th House District 0

  JAN. 8, 2012 By JOHN HRABE California’s 2012 redistricting already is shaking up state and even federal politics. The candidates’ dogfight for the new 26th congressional district could determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. House of Representatives

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