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GOP Rep. McCarthy Elected House Majority Leader

House Republicans have made the first change in their leadership since Majority Leader Eric Cantor unexpectedly lost a primary election last week. They’ve elected California Rep. Kevin McCarthy to replace him in the No. 2 job.

06/19/2014

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Can McCarthy Resuscitate State GOP? Calif. Republicans Weigh In On Election For House Majority Leader

KCAL9’s Dave Bryan talked to local Republicans in Newport Beach Monday about what the change could mean to the struggling state GOP.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/16/2014

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GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Have Different Backgrounds, Same Prospective Goal

As the Midterm Primary Election approaches, two top GOP candidates, Tim Donnelly and Neel Kashkari, both say they are the right person to unseat current California Governor Jerry Brown.

05/28/2014

Neel Kashkari (L) and Tim Donnelly (R). (credit: CBS)

Republican Candidates For Calif. Governor Clash In Debate

The long-running dispute over the identity of the California Republican party was played out in sharp contrast Thursday, as two rival candidates for governor offered sharply differing views on the future of the GOP during what was their first, and probably only, joint appearance of the primary campaign.

05/16/2014

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Kashkari Adds $500,000 To Governor’s Race Campaign

Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari is giving his campaign for governor another $500,000, bringing his personal contributions to $1 million.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2014

Neel Kashkari, acting interim assistant secretary for financial stabilization at the Treasury Department, testifies before the House Domestic Policy Subcommittee during a hearing on Capitol Hill March 11, 2009 in Washington, DC. Kashkari answered questions about the TARP, or Troubled Asset Relief Program, and heard complaints from both Republicans and Democrats that few people know where exactly the money is being spent. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Calif. Gubernatorial GOP Candidate Kashkari Releases Education Policy Overview

Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari on Tuesday proposed scrapping California’s complex education code, sending state money directly to individual schools rather than their districts, and offering state-funded scholarships to certain college students in exchange for a share of their future earnings.

04/22/2014

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Gov’t Shutdown Casts Shadow Over Calif. GOP Convention

A three-day convention in Anaheim held by the California Republican Party kicked off Friday even as lawmakers in Washington appeared to be at a stalemate over the partial shutdown of the federal government.

10/04/2013

Texas Governor Rick Perry (Photo by Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

TX Gov. Perry To Headline GOP Convention In Anaheim

The California Republican Party says Texas Gov. Rick Perry will headline its fall convention in Anaheim.

08/19/2013

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LMU Study Finds Boys Raised With Sisters More Likely To Vote GOP

It turns out behind every conservative Republican man is a sister, according to researchers.

07/23/2013

John Boehner

Opinion: GOP Too Extreme

More than a month after the election, things continue to get worse for the GOP brand. The lead Republican spokesperson during the fiscal cliff negotiations, House Speaker John Boehner, has a 34 percent approval rating. President Obama has a 54 percent approval rating.

12/20/2012

Dick Armey

Opinion: Amazing ‘Stupid Things’

Former House Republican Leader Dick Armey criticized GOP candidates for saying “stupid things,” but here is one problem: The 2012 candidates were talking about Republican policy.

12/11/2012

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: ‘I’m Not A Scientist, Man’ And The GOP’s War On Reason

If Republicans, as a political party, continue this hostility toward science then they do not understand the driving force that science and innovation play in our economy. It also is another proof point in the case that Democrats made about Republican math not adding up.

11/20/2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Opinion: Chris Christie Is In The Wrong Business

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.

11/20/2012

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Elections Have Consequences

The day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.

11/09/2012

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Report: Dead Pig In Romney Shirt Found At Manhattan Beach GOP Headquarters

A dead pig wrapped in a Mitt Romney t-shirt was found dumped at the South Bay Republican Party campaign office Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/09/2012

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