Can the California Republican Party bounce back in 2018? Here’s the chairman’s game plan – LA Times

The difficulty will be convincing Californians that Republicans have the answers, especially as GOP leaders in Washington dismantle the Affordable Care Act, crack down on immigrants in the country illegally and strip away environmental protections — moves that are popular with a conservative base, but don’t play well out west. Source: Can the California Republican […]
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Rohrabacher draws early challenge – The Orange County Register

Last year, Rohrabacher won reelection by 16-percentage points over poorly funded Democrat Suzanne Savary and Republicans have an 11-point advantage in voter registration. On the other hand, Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in Rohrabacher’s coastal Orange County district, by 1.7 points. A Pew Research poll found just 38 percent of white voters with a college […]
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Republican John Cox exploring run for California governor | The Sacramento Bee

Cox, a member of the Lincoln Club of San Diego County and the New Majority Chapter San Diego, would join a contest stocked with better-known Democrats, and, possibly, GOP San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer. decides on an uphill run for governor. Cox said through a spokesman Monday that he knows Faulconer and supported his run […]
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Peter Thiel considering bid for California governor – POLITICO

The Silicon Valley billionaire, a libertarian-leaning gay Republican who is a member of President-elect Trump’s transition team, co-founded PayPal and was an early investor in Facebook. Democratic billionaire Tom Steyer is a possible contender in the 2018 governor’s race. The Democratic field already includes Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and […]
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After 24 years working together, Feinstein and Boxer say goodbye to their ‘Thelma and Louise’ partnership – LA Times

In 1992, Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer pitched themselves to California voters as the dynamic duo, as “Thelma and Louise,” as “Cagney and Lacey.” Source: After 24 years working together, Feinstein and Boxer say goodbye to their ‘Thelma and Louise’ partnership – LA Times
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