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What Jerry Brown's Big Lead Means

William Bradley | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

With less than eight weeks to go till the California primary election, Governor Jerry Brown holds a commanding lead over the multi-partisan field.

Ex-California Governors Back Plan To Speed Up Executions

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

More than 700 California inmates are sitting on a death row that hasn’t carried out an execution since 2006, according to the San Jose Mercury News....

On the 10th Anniversary of Arnold Schwarzenegger Settling In as Governor

William Bradley | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Schwarzenegger did not revive California as "the golden dream by the sea," as he would have had it in his inaugural address 10 years ago.

A Republican Presidential Candidate Reaches Out to Hispanic Voters

Fred Karger | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics
Fred Karger

The Hispanic Community and the Republican Party have much in common. We should work very hard to emphasize all our shared beliefs and work together to defeat President Obama.

Class Warfare Heats Up in California

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joseph A. Palermo

No California governor, not Ronald Reagan, not George Deukmejian, not Pete Wilson, has so bludgeoned the state's employees to the extent Arnold Schwarzenegger has.

Scott Brown Need Not Apply: California Republicans in the Post-Arnold Era

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

The principal fight in the California Republican primaries for governor and U.S. senator will be over who is more conservative than the next candidate.

Reflections on the Loma Prieta Earthquake, 20 Years Later

Art Agnos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Art Agnos

When a disaster hits, it is too late to put your best people in charge of planning and preparation. That's not the place for soft political patronage.

Gavin Newsom's Impressive Town Hall in Sacramento

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Mayor Newsom is the most exciting thing to happen to California politics in years. He promises to lift California out of the morass that the deadening hands of the GOP have submerged us in.

Inside The "Bradley Effect"

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

It's clear that the problem lay not with significant numbers of voters lying to pollsters, but with the nature of the campaign itself. The "Bradley effect" was created by faulty polling.

Gay Marriage: McCain's Shot At The Base

Cristina Chang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Cristina Chang

The Calif. Court decision legalizing same-sex marriages has scandalized social conservatives. The ruling may do what the GOP presidential campaign has failed to do: fire them up to vote for McCain.