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Mitt Romney campaigns with Richard Mourdock (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Don’t Republicans Understand Rape?

Once again, a Republican politician has said something extreme about rape. Extreme and extremely stupid.


Donald Trump (Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Opinion: Dumping Cold Water On Trump’s October Surprise

While Trump may have an “October surprise” that will destroy President Obama’s reelection campaign for the White House, I don’t think it’s going to be much more than seeing Trump get the headlines for part of the day, again.


Mitt and Ann Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Middle Class Economic Plan: Work More, Make Less

Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.


Actor Clint Eastwood speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida.  (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Clint Eastwood Mocked Over RNC Speech

Clint Eastwood earned plenty of bad reviews for his latest performance: a bizarre, rambling endorsement of Mitt Romney.


Mitt Romney (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Top Calif. Democrat In Tampa: What Did Romney Build?

“So as Republicans continue to distort the president’s words and push their ‘We built that’ theme in Tampa,” Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said from the “war room” Democrats have set up in downtown Tampa near the convention site. “It’s worth asking: What did [Mitt] Romney build?”


Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

GOP Nominates Romney; Calif. Delegates Compare Him To Reagan

In a roll call of states at the Republican National Convention, former California Gov. Pete Wilson cast the votes of all the Golden State’s delegates for Romney and compared him to former President Ronald Reagan of California.


Mitt Romney

Romney Heads To Central Valley After Redwood City Fundraiser

Republican presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney spent a second day in California Tuesday, raising money in Stockton and Los Angeles ahead of an appearance on the Tonight Show.


Newt Gingrich

California GOP Hopes State Primary Will Be Relevant In Presidential Race

The Republican primaries and caucuses over the next couple of weeks will go a long way to determining whether California’s June 5 primary will make the state relevant.



Field Poll Shows Change In Republican Numbers In California

As California prepares to host Wednesday night’s presidential debate for GOP hopefuls in Simi Valley, a new Field Poll shows a change in the Republican Party in the state.



About The Bay: San Francisco Republicans Unite

In his travels About the Bay, Mike Sugerman talks to members of the San Francisco Young Republicans, who can’t wait for the state convention they are hosting in August.