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Republicans Finally Get Some Sense 0

John Seiler: Republicans finally are wising up to a strategy I suggested to them long ago: Use the initiative process much more often to protect taxpayers and businesses and jobs. The GOP’s minority status means they have almost no influence

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Luntz Warns Divided GOP on Taxes 0

MARCH 21, 2011 UPDATED 8:15 p.m. By KATY GRIMES As nearly 2,000 Republicans from around the state met in Sacramento over the weekend for the California Republican Party Convention, the elephant in every room was the divide within the party.

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Calif. GOP Deflects At Convention 2

Katy Grimes: While many described the California Republican Party convention this weekend as being drama filled because of the differences within the party, I found it lacking in any sincere drama – that is, lacking in substance. Too much took

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Dispense With the GOP Convention 0

John Seiler: Here’s one way Republicans really can help California: Cancel their convention this weekend. Save the money and invest it in local businesses. Or just go to local bars in their home districts and get drunk. The entire California

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'Last Call' For Republicans 0

MARCH 7 Throughout history, strong political leaders have had the ability to discipline wayward party members. But currently, California Republicans aren’t exactly in a strong enough position to offer up the usual disciplinary threats: removal from cushy or prestigious committee

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“Balance” Is Missing From Budget 0

FEB. 25, 2011 By KATY GRIMES SACRAMENTO — As the Budget Conference Committee hearings began on Wednesday, Republicans challenged the frequent use of the word “balanced” for describing the tax increases and budget cuts within the governor’s budget proposal. With

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Why Does Cal GOP Lose? 0

John Seiler Republicans are agonizing about why they keep losing in California, getting wiped out on every statewide race on Nov. 2. The Contra Costa Times yesterday ran a piece quoting a lot of Republican and other bigshots saying the

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