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  • A mythical Citizens United is the liberals' Obamacare

    A mythical Citizens United is the liberals' Obamacare
    Jimmy Kimmel got some yucks from his audience the other night when he sent faux pollsters out to ask ordinary Americans which they preferred: “Obamacare” or the Affordable Care Act. Of course, they’re one and the same, but that didn&...
  • How to limit the influence of money in politics

    On Oct. 8, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, a constitutional challenge to the limits on how much an individual can contribute to independent committees during a two-year election cycle....
  • Campaign watchdog Ann Ravel confirmed to Federal Election Commission

    Ann Ravel, California’s top campaign finance watchdog, is heading to the Federal Election Commission after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Monday. Ravel, a Democrat, was approved alongside Republican Lee Goodman. The Federal Election...
  • Critics fear unions could gain power in ballot process under new bill

    SACRAMENTO -- Advocates trying to place initiatives on California’s ballot may face new requirements under a bill approved by the Legislature this month. The measure, AB 857 by Assemblyman Paul Fong (D-Cupertino), would require 10% of petition...
  • Redlands Democrats endorse Pete Aguilar in crowded House race

    Redlands Democrats endorse Pete Aguilar in crowded  House race
    Hoping to help narrow the field of challengers to a Republican incumbent next year, a Democratic organization in the Inland Empire endorsed Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar for Congress. Aguilar won nearly 86% of the endorsement votes cast by members of...
  • Gov. Brown extends use of carpool lanes for electric cars, others

    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday approved a four-year extension of carpool lane access for electric cars and low-emission vehicles, but vetoed a bill that would have allowed solo motorists in regular cars access to those lanes on two Los Angeles...
  • Mark Russell

    Shame on ABC for the Marian Gingrich interview. Since Mitt Romney does not have a vengeful ex-wife, it is not a level playing field. According to the Federal Election Commission, if one candidate has an ex-spouse seething with revenge, all other...
  • Borrowing eats up smaller share of California budget

    SACRAMENTO -- The cost of financing California government with bonds is expected to consume 7.7% of the state's general fund tax revenue over the next year, according to a new report from the state Treasurer Bill Lockyer. The total bill is pegged at $7....
  • New multi-state group pushes campaign disclosure

    SACRAMENTO -- California's top campaign finance watchdog announced Thursday a collaboration among multiple states to share information on enforcing disclosure rules. The 10-state effort, which also includes New York City officials, was a goal of Ann...
  • Court Must Weigh Big Money Influence

    The conservative Roberts court may soon take another step in rolling back longstanding limits on the corrupting influence of money in politics. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday for McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. The case...
  • Get ready for 'Son of Citizens United'

    The conservative Roberts court may soon take another step in rolling back longstanding limits on the corrupting influence of money in politics. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments October 8 for McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. The case...