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New poll gives early look at races for California governor and U.S. Senate

The hot-button issues for Californians heading to the ballot box next year will be economic and state-centric, according to the latest USC Dornsife/L.A. Times Poll. When asked what the most important problem today was, 22 percent cited the high cost

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Tom Steyer impeachment push sets him up for Feinstein challenge

Veteran California Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s bid for re-election could prompt a challenge from a second fellow Democrat – San Francisco hedge fund billionaire turned activist Tom Steyer – who also believes she’s insufficiently opposed to President Donald Trump. California Senate President Kevin

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – January 10

After SF rail system hack, concerns remain Recent storms wash away drought in Northern California, SoCal issues remain Crunch time for Raiders, Chargers Newsom pitches CEQA to fight Trump wall Tobacco tax proponents fined for failure to disclose Tom Steyer

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – October 27

Clinton leads CA by a mile Hollywood’s stars give their names, but not necessarily their money, to causes Judge seeks political ethics info from South Bay Republican assemblyman Tom Steyer REALLY wants the tobacco tax to pass San Diego considering

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – October 18

State watchdog agency pushes for licensing reform Another Bob Filner allegation Lt. Gov. Newsom says mega Dem. donor Steyer is running for governor Legalized pot would prompt DUI concerns Election stress is a real condition now Good morning. Since it’s only

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – October 11

Top Democratic donor  Tom Steyer considered for Cabinet position Study: Climate change doubled number for forest fires in the West Renewing tax on top earners only makes state’s top-heavy budget more top-heavy Rohrabacher stands by Trump, calls GOP leaders “gutless” “MASH”

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – June 30

CA airports beef up security after Istanbul attacks Top CA Dem under fire Dem money man flirting with gubernatorial run Trouble for bullet train and twin tunnels  CA Democrats backing recreational pot Good morning!  The attack in Istanbul on Tuesday

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – June 27

How far can a third party candidate go? Cops lost almost 1,000 guns Democratic leaders say spend Rainy Day Funds on cloudy days too Tom Steyer spending boosts gubernatorial bid Newsom, de León fight over gun control legacy  Good morning! 

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CA millennials play political bellwether

  With Donald Trump riding high in statewide polls and Bernie Sanders committed to seeing through his youth-fueled campaign all the way to the convention, California has become a large and unlikely test case for how millennials might vote in the

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Steyer, CA Democrats denounce money in politics

SAN JOSE – California Democrats decried the influence of money in politics at their convention on Saturday as they introduced Tom Steyer to speak. Steyer is a wealthy hedge fund manager and top-Democratic donor who runs an environmental group called

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