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The Next Lite Guv

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Abel Maldonado will take the oath of office tomorrow to become California’s 47th lieutenant governor. With that, he will make history in one way — the first Republican* Latino statewide official since 1875 — while hoping to avoid making history … Continue reading »


T-Ridge: Not So Fast, Says Maldo

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It appears Abel Maldonado is one step closer to becoming California’s next lieutenant governor after today’s vote by the Assembly Rules Committee, with a full Assembly vote now scheduled for tomorrow. But comments today from Maldo, as well as the … Continue reading »


Maldo Moves To Round Two

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By the time today’s confirmation hearing for Abel Maldonado began, multiple sources had already tipped us off that the GOP senator was going to clear his first hurdle towards becoming lieutenant governor. But what we didn’t know was how emotional … Continue reading »


Maldo Gets The Nod. Now What?

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The guessing game is over, now that Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger used the most unlikely of platforms — a national TV talk show — to announce a political decision that only matters here in California, his choice for lieutenant governor. And … Continue reading »