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Could It Be That Both Parties Are Doomed?

Could It Be That Both Parties Are Doomed?

  . By Stephen Frank,  California Political News and Views Thanks to Donald Trump, the GOP is no longer that of the Establishment—and they admit it! From Politico, “Neither of the two Republican former presidents voted for Mr. Trump — the father voted for Hillary Clinton and the son voted for ‘none of the above,’ as he […]

The Fourth 100 Days (Trump Briefs: Oct. 21-27/Day 275-281) Week 40

The Fourth 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Oct. 21-27/Day 275-281) Week 40

By Michael Hernandez Saturday, October 21 (Day 275): Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton optimistic about GOP future in California “All it takes is a little new thinking applied with old principles—the principles of Ronald Reagan,” Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton told the State GOP delegates at their fall convention in Anaheim speaking on his optimism about the […]

Eber: Diane Feinstein for U.S. Senate

Eber: Diane Feinstein for U.S. Senate

.   By Richard Eber, California Political News and Views   At this juncture of the race for the U.S. Senate in 2016 Incumbent Diane Feinstein has my endorsement. Even though the horses have barely left the stable, this is an easy decision to make as voters in the Golden State are faced with a choice between the […]

Democrats’ road to winning back the House goes through California, and it won’t be as easy as it seems

Democrats’ road to winning back the House goes through California, and it won’t be as easy as it seems

Democrats intent on taking back the House in 2018 have settled on a key strategy: focusing on the 23 districts nationwide where voters chose Republicans for Congress last year but favored Democrat Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump for the presidency. Seven of those seats are in California, and Democrats must win at least a few […]

The Third 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Sept. 9-15/Day 233-239) Week 34

The Third 100 Days (Trump Briefs:  Sept. 9-15/Day 233-239) Week 34

By Michael Hernandez   Saturday, Sept. 9 (Day 233): President meets at Camp David with cabinet members President Donald Trump met with cabinet members in Camp David to discuss the administration’s progress and challenges facing the United States including the threat posed by hurricanes. At the top of the meeting, he urged Americans in the […]

Water war’s new front: Where to add major storage projects

Water war’s new front: Where to add major storage projects

by Chris Reed After a 35-year stalemate stalled new California water storage projects, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders agreed in 2014 to include $2.7 billion for such needs as part of Proposition 1, a $7.5 billion water bond approved in a landslide by voters later that year. The then-raging drought persuaded Democrats to go along with […]

California Democrats are Losing Their Minds over President Trump’s Mental Health

California Democrats are Losing Their Minds over President Trump’s Mental Health

by ASSEMBLYMAN TIM DONNELLY California Democrats are losing their minds over President Donald Trump’s mental health, leading the charge nationally to call for everything from mandatory psychiatric treatment to censure and even impeachment. Politico’s Carla Marinucci reports on the California House Democrats’ seeming obsession with the President’s mental well-being or lack thereof: Rep. Zoe Lofgren last week […]

Media Exposes Collusion Between Lawyer For Democrats And FPPC Board Member

Media Exposes Collusion Between Lawyer For Democrats And FPPC Board Member

In just the latest in a series of questionable maneuvers to protect Senator Josh Newman, the target of a recall by his constituents, it has been revealed that a lawyer for Senate Democrats held private meetings and exchanged texts, and phone calls with a member of the Fair Political Practices Commission.  These contacts were kept […]

Democrats Risk Backlash Over Pushing Russia Probes, Strategists and Candidates Say

Democrats Risk Backlash Over Pushing Russia Probes, Strategists and Candidates Say

There is apparent discord within the U.S. Democratic Party over how vigorously it should emphasize allegations of collusion between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia, according to Politico. Democratic candidates and political operatives expressed concern to Politico that maintaining the Russia controversy as a primary issue, instead of health care and other pocketbook issues, could […]

Democrats begin to see Pelosi as a 2018 problem

Democrats begin to see Pelosi as a 2018 problem

WASHINGTON — Nancy Pelosi might actually be in trouble. In a survey of 20 Democratic House candidates, only one — a former Senate staffer from Orange County, Calif. — would state support for the congresswoman staying on as leader of the House Democratic Caucus. Of the rest, 18 declined to say if Pelosi should keep […]

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