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California State Capitol

California Legislature Passes $96.3B Democratic Budget

California’s State Senate has passed a $96.3 billion budget one day ahead of deadline as GOP warns that spending will lead to future imbalance.

06/14/2013

Jim Brulte

California Republicans Name New Chairman To Lead Rebuilding Effort

California Republicans elected a former state lawmaker as party chairman and charged him with leading a major turnaround effort.

03/03/2013

GOP Strategist Karl Rove addressing California GOP Convention.

Rove Tells California GOP To Get Off The Mat

GOP strategist Karl Rove says California Republicans need to “get up off of the mat” and find new ways to reach voters if they are to regain popularity in the nation’s most populous state.

03/02/2013

(CBS)

California Republicans Seek To Restore Party’s Luster

California Republicans began gathering for a round of soul-searching Friday at the start of their spring convention as they seek to restore the party’s luster after years of election defeats.

03/01/2013

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, DC (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

LGBT Americans Get New Protections After GOP Drops Anti-Violence Act Opposition

House Republicans raised the white flag Thursday on extending domestic violence protections to gays, lesbians and transsexuals after months of resisting an expansion of the Violence Against Women Act.

02/28/2013

Lesbian Wedding

80 Conservatives Back Supreme Court Challenge To Prop. 8 Marriage Ban

More than 80 “conservative voices” have signed onto a legal brief supporting the notion that same-sex couples should have a fundamental right to marriage.

02/26/2013

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

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