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Distracted GOP Lawmaker Accidentally OKs California Budget

A Republican lawmaker accidentally cast his party’s first vote for the California budget in years because he was distracted by Facebook.

06/15/2015

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‘We’ll Look For Votes Out Here In California,’ Says Presidential Hopeful Rand Paul

Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Rand Paul is endorsing the results of Proposition 47, which lowered some minor drug and property crimes from felonies to misdemeanors in California.

06/12/2015

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Former Tech Executive Carly Fiorina Enters Presidential Race

Former technology executive Carly Fiorina formally entered the 2016 presidential race on Monday, launching a Republican White House bid in a morning announcement that highlighted her role as a leading critic of Democratic contender Hillary Rodham Clinton.

05/04/2015

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Obama’s Fundraising In Calif. Is Over-The-Top, Some Republicans Charge

President Obama will return to the Southland for his 21st visit to Los Angeles or Orange counties since taking office in 2009 but some Republicans charge that he’s using California as a “campaign ATM.”

03/11/2015

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Kashkari Aims To Unify GOP After Weekend Divisions

Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari made the most of a low-profile Sunday morning speaking slot at the party’s state convention, delivering a spirited defense of a party he said cares most about poor people and minorities but has failed to convey its message.

09/21/2014

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Rand Paul Urges California GOP To Try New Tactics

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul urged California Republicans on Saturday to attract new voters by trying approaches that are typically associated with Democrats: pushing for expanded voting rights, reforming criminal drug sentences and talking to minorities.

09/20/2014

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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

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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

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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

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