“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?”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
California Republicans meet in Sacramento this weekend at a time of high tension within the party.
After suffering widespread losses at the polls in 2010, the California Republican Party is trying to regroup and stay relevant in a state that appears to be leaning less and less toward Republican ideology.