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CA poised for higher primary profile

Accustomed to languishing at the tail end of the party primary calendar — a dispiriting position for a state that has long been treated as an ATM for East Coast candidates seeking national office — Californians have awoken this year to the

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Congressional conservatives clash with CA GOP

In a broad turnabout, the fortunes of California Republicans in Congress have waned as conservatives on the Hill have gained the advantage. The shift, which began with Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., withdrawing abruptly from a race for Speaker he had seemed certain

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McCarthy poised for House Speakership

In a twist as sudden as it was unlikely, Republicans appear poised to make Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., the next Speaker of the House of Representatives. Though he could face opposition from the House’s conservative caucus, McCarthy’s reputation — and solid positioning

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Dems make Peters-DeMaio race a referendum on Tea Party

The nationally watched race for a swing seat between Rep. Scott Peters, D-San Diego, and former San Diego Councilman Carl DeMaio is currently in a roiled state because of lewd allegations made against DeMaio by a former staffer whom DeMaio

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CA GOP Fall Convention pushes liberty

This past weekend, California Republicans gathered in Los Angeles for their annual Fall Convention under the banner, “Reclaim California.” Throughout the event, party delegates, candidates and elected officials sought to cast a picture of unity and diversity just over six

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Will Tea Party be suppressed again in 2014? 16

A year ago Americans found out that the Obama administration perpetrated the biggest abuse of the IRS since the Nixon administration 40 years earlier. The IRS targeted the conservative Tea Party for special abuse, including California groups. For example, NorCal

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D.C. protest against IRS planned for Wed. 2

June 18, 2013 By John Seiler For once, I wish I was in Washington, D.C., a dreadful place I haven’t been to since 1988, or 25 years. Tomorrow, Wednesday, the Tea Party is protesting the assaults on it and other

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Noon today: Tea Party protests against abusive IRS 0

Update 8:30 pm: The protests have occurred. Please post below any reports of protests you attended or witnessed. May 21, 2013 By John Seiler The Tea Party is holding peaceful rallies today at noon across the country to protest IRS

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Is the Tea Party finished? 0

Jan. 8, 2013 By John Seiler Tony Quinn just wrote happily of the demise of the Tea Party. Which never had much power in California anyway. He said that, without them, Republicans might have grabbed control of the U.S. Senate in

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Sam Donaldson defends his tax subsidy

Dec. 26, 2012 By John Seiler Back in 1995, USA Today reported that broadcaster Sam Donaldson received $84,742 in federal subsidies from taxpayers for a horse farm in New Mexico. So it’s understandable why he defends the current regime of

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