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GOP's New Solyndra?

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

Has the GOP found its new Solyndra? On Wednesday the House Oversight Committee held a hearing titled, "Green Energy Oversight: Examining the Departmen...

Romney, Latinos and the Local Races

Ryan Campbell | Posted 12.29.2012 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

Connie Mack introducing Mitt Romney in Tampa during the RNC It's undeniable that the biggest liability to Romney's campaign is the man himself: he's ...

Elise Foley

House GOP Votes To Defund Obama Immigration Efforts | Elise Foley | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House voted on Thursday to kill nearly every action by the Obama administration to reform the immigration enforcement system, approv...

Erin Mershon

Reps. Pete Stark, Gary Miller, Others Face Interesting Primaries Tonight | Erin Mershon | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

The few pundits and political junkies who don't have their eyes trained on Wisconsin today are spending their energy on two tight House races that pit...

Howard Dean Endorses Lori Saldaña in Must-Watch Congressional Race

Taylor Leake | Posted 07.24.2012 | Politics
Taylor Leake

Governor Howard Dean, former Presidential candidate and past head of the Democratic National Committee, was in San Diego this past Tuesday to throw hi...

Al Gore Has A New Girlfriend

The Reliable Source | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

It’s never easy to re-enter the dating pool after years away — probably especially so if you’re one of the most famous men in the world. But thi...

Lucia Graves

GOP Congressman's Daughter Joins Injunction To End Federal Crackdown On Medical Marijuana in California | Lucia Graves | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

Cancer patient Briana Bilbray joined San Diego pot dispensaries on Monday in filing an injunction to end the federal crackdown on medical marijuana. ...

GOP Rep's Son, Cancer-Stricken Daughter Speak Out For Medical Pot

Imperial Beach Patch | Albert Fulcher | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics

Silence fell over City Hall Wednesday evening as 24-year-old Briana Bilbray told the Imperial Beach City Council about her struggles with Stage 3 mela...

The Immigration Hall of Shame -- 2011 Edition

Amy Novick | Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics
Amy Novick

Many of the names are familiar. Maybe you've seen their faces before, or maybe you're hearing about them for the first time. But all of them are obstructing the immigration reform that Americans want, need, and deserve.

Cigar Club Sponsor Backed Bills For Lobbyists' Clients

Watchdog Institute | Brooke Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Watchdog Institute, a nonprofit investigative center at San Diego State University, has published a follow-up to a Huffington Post report about th...

Presenting the Immigration Hall of Shame

Amy Novick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Novick

We unveiled this week our Hall of Shame, ten of the biggest obstructionists to immigration reform who are running or have run for office this year.

Ryan Grim

Puff, Puff, Give: Lobbyists Plying Hill Staffers Through Congressional Cigar Association | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lobbyists for major banks, insurers, pharmaceutical firms, energy companies and at least one foreign government have been helping organize lavish gath...

Beware of Aliens in Scary Apparel

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

I realized Stephen Hawking wasn't talking about aliens from the Planet Xenon. He was defending the new Arizona immigration law -- he was talking about illegal aliens.

Cartoon: Targeting Illegals Illegally

Shan Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells

Arizona's GOP has made a huge mistake with their recent panicky blunder into immigration law. There are pressing problems with that state's border, but the new statute is a Jim Crow throwback.

Arizona Immigration Law: Let Them Look Inside Your Sole

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

Tired of being under constant scrutiny? Worn out from that daily police stop? Well, friends, just slip on a pair of AngLoafers and your worries are over!

Brian Bilbray, GOP Rep., Claims Clothes Identify Illegal Immigrants

Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain has no reason to fear illegal immigrants "intentionally causing accidents on the freeway" -- according to Rep. Brian Bilbray (R-Calif.), "...

Did Doug Hoffman Actually Win the NY-23 Special Election? If So, Does It Actually Matter?

Brad Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Brad Friedman

A narrowing margin in the post-election canvass raises hopes for GOP/Conservatives, but recent Republican-set precedent may well dash that hope.

Obama's Anti-Stimulus

Leighton Woodhouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leighton Woodhouse

The forced downsizing of American Apparel is more than a tragedy. It is a canary in the coalmine for how the most vulnerable populations in this country will fare under the Obama administration.

2008 California CD-50 General Election:
Bilbray (R-i) vs Leibham (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CA-50: Bilbray vs Leibham

2006 California CD-50 General Election:
Bilbray (R-i) vs Busby (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CA-50: Bilbray vs Busby