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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (L) and California gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari visit a flower shop in San Francisco, June 13, 2014 (CBS)

NJ Gov. Chris Christie Raising Cash In Bay Area, Boosting Kashkari’s Gubernatorial Campaign

Governor Chris Christie continued his California swing in the Bay Area Friday by touring San Francisco with California gubernatorial challenger Neel Kashkari. The Republican duo visited a local flower shop on Seventh Street. The visit was expected to give added visibility to Kashkari’s campaign against Jerry Brown.

06/13/2014

Voter stickers are seen on a desk at a polling station inside San Francisco City Hall. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California’s Top-Two Primary Yields Surprising Races

The first gubernatorial primary under California’s new top-two system has evolved into a typical campaign between Republicans hoping to come in second, pitting a state lawmaker who is a tea party favorite against a socially moderate investment banker making his first run for public office.

06/02/2014

Republican gubernatorial candidates Tim Donnelly (left), Neel Kashkari. (California State Assembly, Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Primary Race For California Governor A Dead Heat Against Huge Brown Lead

Gov. Jerry Brown heads into Tuesday’s gubernatorial primary with a huge lead, while his top two Republican challengers have pulled into a dead heat, according to a poll released Sunday.

06/01/2014

California State Sen. Leland Yee gets into an awaiting car as he leaves the Phillip Burton Federal Building after a court appearance on March 31, 2014 in San Francisco, California. Yee appeared in federal court today for a second time after being arrested along with 25 others by F.B.I. agents last week on political corruption and firearms trafficking charges. Yee is free on a $500,000 unsecured bond. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

CA GOP Senators Push To Double Sentences For Bribery

Three Republican state senators are calling for increased criminal penalties for lawmakers convicted of taking bribes under state law, a move that comes as two Democratic colleagues face federal corruption charges.

05/10/2014

Still image from a TV ad being aired in California, telling businesses to flee for Texas, created and funded by the Americans for Economic Freedom organization. (Credit: Americans for Economic Freedom)

Texas Conservatives Resume Airing Ads Telling Businesses To Flee California

Radio listeners and TV watchers this week likely heard advertisements from the conservative organization “Americans for Economic Freedom,” funded by Texas Governor Rick Perry’s leftover 2012 campaign funds, telling California businesses to flee for the political sanctuary of Texas, and according to official governor’s office documents, some are hearing the call.

03/21/2014

Neel Kashkari. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful: Time To Change ‘Old, Rich, White Guys’ Brand

While California Republicans came together over the weekend for their biannual convention in solidarity with intentions to unseat Gov. Jerry Brown, the GOP front-runners represent a wide gap within the party.

03/17/2014

Actress Maria Conchita Alonso (left) in an ad with California gubernatorial candidate and Assemblyman Tim Donnelly (R-San Bernardino County).

Actress Out Of San Francisco Production After Endorsing Tea Party Candidate

A famed actress is facing backlash in San Francisco’s Latino community, after she voiced support for a conservative candidate for California governor.

01/18/2014

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

Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (Stephen Lam/Andrew Burton/ Getty Images)

Protest Planned As Facebook Founder Hosts Chris Christie Fundraiser

Protests are expected Wednesday night as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberk hosts a fundraiser at his Palo Alto home for Republican Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey.

02/13/2013

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GOP Registration Dips Below 30 Percent In California

California has reached an all-time high of 18.2 million registered voters while the number of registered Republicans has fallen below 30 percent, signaling a worrisome decline for the state’s minority party.

11/02/2012

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