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Though he has a large and loyal following, Ron Paul's positions on key issues sets him apart from many Republicans. But he keeps moving steadily toward a position of strength in the early voting – especially in Iowa.
11/20/2011 01:00 pm
California legislators will have to begin to forfeit their salaries if they don't pass a state budget Wednesday. To meet the deadline, legislators are rushing through a deal that could test Gov. Jerry Brown's campaign promise not to sign a 'smoke and mirrors' budget.
06/15/2011 09:30 pm
The California GOP had a historically bad election in 2010, partly because it has trouble connecting with immigrants and minorities. An e-mail from a local Republican official touting the 'birther' conspiracy and showing Obama as a chimp won't help.
04/19/2011 07:40 pm
Gov. Jerry Brown needed four GOP votes to advance his California budget plan. The fact that talks failed without Republicans winning any concessions may come back to bite them.
03/31/2011 07:53 pm
Gov. Jerry Brown of California cited a long list of Republican demands as the reason he dropped his plan for a special election in June to approve tax extensions for the California budget.
03/30/2011 07:01 pm
The “who said what” buzz came in full force this election year through campaign ads, public appearances, and even tweets. But who are the politicians that shocked and zinged the most? Here’s a roundup of the year’s most memorable political quotes.
12/29/2010 02:07 pm
We all make mistakes. But in the world of politics, it’s an art form. Sometimes they’re game-changers, or at least make the possibility of catching the front-runner more difficult. Some are Hail Mary passes gone terribly wrong. Not everyone will agree that everything here was a mistake. So without further ado, here’s our list of favorites from Election 2010, in no particular order, and focused on mistakes that could affect the outcome of a race. They’re mostly from Senate and governors’ races. We’re sure House candidates made plenty of mistakes, too, but most didn’t get national news coverage.
11/02/2010 09:32 am
In a frantic day of back-and-forth allegations about whether California Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman knowingly employed an illegal immigrant, Whitman insisted she did everything right. The housekeeper's lawyer says Whitman is lying.
09/30/2010 06:58 pm
Meg Whitman, California GOP gubernatorial candidate, is alleged to have employed a housekeeper from 2000 to 2009 even though she knew the woman was in the US illegally. It's a political bombshell for Ms. Whitman. The politics of household employment and immigration have proved tricky before. Here are six prominent cases, plus the allegations against Whitman.
09/29/2010 08:20 pm
Meg Whitman told reporters that she fired her housekeeper last year when the woman informed Whitman she was in the country illegally. Now, Meg Whitman's former housekeeper has hired high-profile attorney Gloria Allred.
09/29/2010 05:05 pm
California Republicans have rejected the idea of a tough immigration law like Arizona's and are reaching out to Latino voters. But they'll be carrying a lot of baggage on that uphill climb.
08/24/2010 02:44 pm
Rep. Bob Etheridge (D) has already apologized to two young men with whom he tussled after one asked the congressman if he supports Obama's agenda. Setup or no, the incident holds an old lesson for those in the public eye.
06/14/2010 07:14 pm
California voters approved Prop. 14 on Tuesday, allowing the top two candidates in a primary to advance to the general election -- regardless of party. Backers say it will produce moderate elected officials. Perhaps. But it may also move the state away from the party system.
06/10/2010 05:31 pm
Carly Fiorina, the former Hewlett-Packard CEO who’s running for a US Senate seat, released a strange attack ad last month against an opponent in the GOP primary. Now, she's released 'demon blimp' – an attack on Sen. Barbara Boxer, the woman she wants to unseat.
03/15/2010 02:13 pm
Hollywood has long been intertwined with politics, especially Democratic causes. That holds true for most of the political cash donated by this year's Oscar nominees. A Best Supporting Actor candidate heads the list.
03/05/2010 03:28 pm
The former CEO of Hewlett Packard, who hasn't formally announced her candidacy for the US Senate seat from California, would be one of the few women fielded for high office by the state GOP.
09/28/2009 01:00 am