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Mitt Romney

Romney Takes Step Ahead, But Republican Race Still Wide Open

With a narrow primary win in his home state of Michigan and a more comfortable victory in the Arizona Republican presidential primary, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has maintained his shaky front-runner status.

02/29/2012

Attendees at the California GOP Convention in Burlingame, February 26, 2012. (CBS)

California Republicans Seek Momentum From Burlingame Convention

Republican delegates wrapped up their state convention in Burlingame over the weekend by approving a conservative party platform – one which the GOP hopes will broaden its appeal in the face of declining voter-registration numbers in California.

02/27/2012

(CBS)

California GOP Convention Underway In Burlingame

The chairman of the California Republican Party is trying to rebrand the damaged GOP name in the state.

02/24/2012

Same-sex couple Richard Yoder (R) and William Rackin (L) of New York exchange vows during their wedding ceremony October 15, 2008 at City Hall in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Republican Lawmakers To Appeal DOMA Ruling By SF Federal Judge

A Republican-led House of Representatives group announced Friday it will appeal a decision in which a federal judge in San Francisco on Wednesday struck down the U.S. Defense of Marriage Act.

02/24/2012

Rick Santorum

Santorum Candidacy Rising Among Dissatisfied California Republicans

California’s Republican voters have warmed up to the surging candidacy of Rick Santorum but also are expressing growing dissatisfaction with the field of GOP presidential candidates, according to a Field Poll released Wednesday.

02/22/2012

(CBS)

KCBS In Depth: The California Republican Party

An interview with Tom Del Beccaro, chairman of the California Republican Party, on the state of his party, issues California Republicans are facing and how he sees the 2012 presidential election playing out.

01/29/2012

Samuel P Taylor State Park

Legislature Stops GOP Override Of State Parks Bill

Republican lawmakers have failed to override Gov. Jerry Brown’s veto of a bill that would have allowed local governments to take over the operations of state parks that are set to close because of budget cuts.

01/19/2012

The first draft of the California Citizens Redistricting Commission's Congressional District map. (California Citizens Redistricting Commission)

GOP Urges High Court To Dump New California Voter Maps

Republicans are urging the California Supreme Court to dump newly drawn state Senate districts planned for this year’s election.

01/10/2012

California Governor Jerry Brown (C) is applauded by Speaker of the Assembly John Perez (L) Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (R) before delivering the State of the State address at the California State Capitol on January 31, 2011 in Sacramento, California. One month after taking office, Gov. Brown delivered the State of the State address to a joint session of the California State legislature. (Sullivan/Getty Images)

Momentum Builds For California’s Part-Time Legislature Proposal

Proponents of an initiative that would turn California’s Legislature into a part-time body are already raising money for their cause.

12/12/2011

(L-R) Chris Gronet lead U.S. President Barack Obama and Ben Bierman on a tour of  Solyndra (Paul Chinn-Pool/Getty Images)

GOP Investigators Say Obama Administration Tried To Delay Solyndra Layoffs

The Obama administration wanted the failing solar energy company Solyndra to delay announcing employee layoffs last year until after the 2010 midterm elections, Republican investigators say.

11/16/2011

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