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Gov. Jerry Brown easily advances to November

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown has easily advanced to the general election, setting up a historic bid for his fourth term as California governor. In early returns from Tuesday’s primary, Brown was leading […]

06/04/2014

A voting sign outside a polling location. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Low turnout forecast in California primary Tuesday – but you should still vote!

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — With no divisive ballot initiatives or high-profile races on the ballot Tuesday, California’s top-two primary election was expected to be a sleepy affair that draws little interest from voters. While two […]

06/03/2014

Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Twin Peaks announces he's running for California Governor, in Baldwin Park, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

California’s top 2 primary yields surprising races

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The first gubernatorial primary under California’s new top-two system has evolved into a typical campaign between Republicans hoping to come in second. Republican Party leaders do not seriously expect to be […]

06/02/2014

Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Twin Peaks announces he's running for California Governor, in Baldwin Park, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Republican hopefuls locked in tight race for No. 2 in California gubernatorial primary

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Less than two weeks before the June 3 primary, a new poll finds the two leading Republicans vying to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown are locked in a close contest for second […]

05/22/2014

In this Dec. 4, 2013, file photo, Republican businessman Neel Kashkari, right, talks with Kenneth Whitaker, 62, at the Loaves and Fishes homeless shelter in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California GOP worried over top-two governor race

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Republicans who have been trying to rebrand their party as more inclusive and attuned with the issues that Californians care about had hoped this year to offer a candidate for […]

05/14/2014

Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Twin Peaks announces he's running for California Governor, in Baldwin Park, Calif., Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Calif. gubernatorial candidate compares Obama to Hitler

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Republican candidate for California governor is comparing President Barack Obama’s gun control policies with those of dictators such as Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin and North Korea’s Kim Jong Il. State […]

03/04/2014

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GOP challengers see opportunity in water crisis

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s drought is providing an opportunity to the two Republicans vying to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown’s expected re-election campaign this fall, highlighting what they say are government failures to prepare the […]

02/15/2014

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Lawmaker proposes training school staff in gun use

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A group of seven Republican state legislators on Wednesday unveiled a bill that would allow school districts to use state funds to give firearm training to staff so they are equipped to ward off campus attackers.

01/31/2013

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