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San Francisco County Jail. (CBS)

California GOP Lawmakers Introduce Bills To Counteract Prison Realignment

Republican lawmakers have proposed more than a dozen bills to counter Governor Brown’s prison plan, calling it a threat to public safety.

03/20/2013

Reince Priebus, Chairman of the Republican National Committee, speaks at the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) March 16, 2013 in National Harbor, Maryland. (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

Melissa Griffin: CPAC Speakers Have No California Love

Some of the most conservative members of the Republican party gathered this past weekend for the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington, DC, taking aim at President Obama, the Democrats, each other and the State of California.

03/18/2013

(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

California State Capitol

Phil Matier: New Push To Trim Majority Needed To Raise Taxes

It’s long been the talk of Sacramento – and beyond – but now it appears the State of California may be closer than ever before to adjusting the percentage of support needed to approve sales tax measures on California ballots, from two-thirds of the vote to just 55%.

01/08/2013

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.

11/29/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: My2K

Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.

11/29/2012

Liberal pundit Rachel Maddow (Photo by Ron Hoskins/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Do The Liberals Keep Complaining?

Liberals and their ilk obviously won the executive branch of the United States government for another four years with the reelection of President Barack Obama, but they still pick fights as much as they did before the election – if not more.

11/21/2012

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

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