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Disgraced Ex-Mayor Casts Short Shadow In Race For His Replacement

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

SAN DIEGO — SAN DIEGO (AP) — It took Democrats 20 years to recapture the mayor's seat in San Diego and less than nine months for one of their ...

Hopefuls Line Up To Replace Filner

AP | JULIE WATSON | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics

SAN DIEGO -- People were lining up Monday to run for mayor of San Diego in the aftermath of the sexual harassment scandal that toppled Bob Filner and ...

California Gets a New Democrat: Defection of Recent Rising Star Among Latest Signs of Further GOP Decline

William Bradley | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

One of the strangest things about California over the past decade is how little impact Arnold Schwarzenegger's two landslide wins for the governorship had on the Republican Party.

California Republicans in Crisis: Another Big Shoe Drops

William Bradley | Posted 05.29.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

Another big shoe dropped Wednesday in the ongoing crisis of the California Republican Party. One of its young rising stars, state Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher, dropped his party registration to become an independent.

Not One But Two (!) Openly-Gay GOPs Running For Mayor In San Diego

AP | By ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 12.08.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN DIEGO -- Two leading Republican contenders for mayor of America's eighth-largest city are openly gay, and voters have barely noticed. It doesn't c...