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California Democrats Regain Supermajority in State Senate

March 13, 2013 | 8:57 am

California Democrats Regain Supermajority in State Senate

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democrats appeared to have hit the sweet spot in a pair of special elections on Tuesday, likely regaining their two-thirds majority in the state Senate while retaining their narrow supermajority in the Assembly at least until mid-May. With all precincts reporting, Assemblyman Ben Hueso, a Democrat from San Diego, led the […]

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November 12, 2012 | 8:37 am

A.M. Splash: Calif. Dems Closer to Supermajority; Chevron Won’t Make Big Pollution Changes; Oakland Defends Police in Court

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Democrat wins tight Sacramento-area Assembly race (Associated Press) Democrat Ken Cooley has won a tight race to represent eastern Sacramento County in the state Assembly, according to updated figures Friday. Cooley, a Rancho Cordova city councilman, was elected with nearly 53 percent of the votes over Republican Peter Tateishi, formerly the chief of staff for […]

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