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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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California’s Top 2 Primary Yields Surprising Races

Republican Party leaders do not seriously expect to defeat Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown in the fall, yet the GOP governor’s contest is the most high-profile race on Tuesday’s statewide primary ballot.

06/02/2014

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Democrats In California Capital Reel From Scandal As Sen. Leland Yee Refuses To Resign

So far in 2014, each month has brought news of another arrest or conviction of a Democratic California state senator. The latest was Wednesday’s arrest of Sen. Leland Yee of San Francisco.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2014

Sen. Barbara Boxer

Senators Boxer, Feinstein Warn Of Climate Change In All-Night Session

More than two dozen U.S. senators have taken to the chamber floor for an all-night session to raise awareness on climate change.

03/10/2014

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Leader Says Lost Supermajority Won’t Hinder Senate

Major issues facing the Legislature, including a water bond and reshaping the state’s rainy day fund, can be addressed this year despite the loss of Democrats’ supermajority.

03/03/2014

Democratic Senator Roderick Wright. (credit: senate.ca.gov)

Democrats Derail GOP Attempt To Expel Convicted Senator

Democrats in the Senate have sidetracked an attempt by Republican lawmakers to expel a senator convicted of perjury and voter fraud.

02/27/2014

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Report: Major Political Parties Lose More Ground Among Calif. Voters

A new report says California’s two major political parties are losing ground as more voters decline to state a party preference.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/18/2014

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Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

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Is An Agreement On Immigration Reform Around The Bend?

Both Republican and Democratic leaders in the Senate Thursday said they were nearing an agreement on immigration reform.

06/20/2013

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Prop 8 Debate Heats Up Again After President Asks Court To Overturn The Ban

The debate over Proposition 8 heated up again Thursday after President Barack Obama asked the Supreme Court to overturn California’s ban on same-sex marriage.

02/28/2013

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Lawmakers Ordered To Cut Budgets As ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Talks Stall

California lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle are drawing a line in the sand as negotiations to avoid a so-called “fiscal cliff” stall in Washington.

12/13/2012

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.

11/29/2012

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Opinion: My2K

Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.

11/29/2012

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Opinion: Why Do The Liberals Keep Complaining?

Liberals and their ilk obviously won the executive branch of the United States government for another four years with the reelection of President Barack Obama, but they still pick fights as much as they did before the election – if not more.

11/21/2012

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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

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