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2012 Campaign Cash Scandal Ends With PAC’s Shutdown

July 28, 2014 | 2:15 pm

2012 Campaign Cash Scandal Ends With PAC’s Shutdown

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The final curtain falls on California’s 2012 political cash mystery that made national headlines.

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September 10, 2012 | 11:39 am

Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Assault Rifles, Mitt Romney, and the Republican Agenda

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U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein is up for reelection this year, facing Republican challenger Elizabeth Emken. Belva Davis, host of KQED’s This Week in Northern California, sat down with Feinstein during last week’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Feinstein sounded off about Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, the Republican agenda and banning assault rifles. […]

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Video: Mitt Romney Compares California to Greece

August 8, 2012 | 12:54 pm

Video: Mitt Romney Compares California to Greece

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Hmm. Looks like Mitt Romney might have given up on these here parts. A RealClearPolitics average of recent polls puts Obama up by 17.2 points in California, and while campaigning in Iowa today, the candidate jokingly compared the state to Greece. And he wasn’t talking about the sunny beaches, either. (Watch CSPAN’s video of Romney’s […]

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June 12, 2012 | 2:50 pm

Prop 29 Margin Down to 28,000 Votes Against

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Update 2:55 p.m. As of 2:16 p.m., the margin against Proposition 29, the proposed $1.00-per-pack cigarette tax, is now 28,265 votes. That’s down from 63,000 the morning after election day. Original post KQED’s Joshua Johnson reports this afternoon that Alameda County is now the proud owner of a set of completely counted ballots from last […]

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June 6, 2012 | 10:48 am

Full Nov 6, 2012 Bay Area Election Results by County

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For Nov. 6, 2012 General Election results please see our elections blog. Results by county: Alameda County Contra Costa County Marin County San Francisco San Mateo County Santa Clara County

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Everything You Need to Know About the June 5 Primary; Info for Voters by Bay Area County

May 21, 2012 | 1:26 pm

Everything You Need to Know About the June 5 Primary; Info for Voters by Bay Area County

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For awhile there it looked like the race for the GOP presidential nomination was going to extend long enough to provide some real drama in the upcoming California primary. But it was not to be. Still, there’s more at stake on June 5 than perhaps your one and only chance to vote for Orly Taitz […]

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April 10, 2012 | 11:05 am

Santorum Quits Presidential Race

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GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) Bowing to the inevitable, Rick Santorum quit the presidential campaign Tuesday, clearing the way for Mitt Romney to claim the Republican nomination. Santorum, appearing with his wife and family in his home state of Pennsylvania, told supporters the race for him was over, but the fight to defeat President Barack Obama would […]

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April 6, 2012 | 1:43 pm

Ron Paul Speaks Up for Medical Marijuana at UC Berkeley; Full Audio of Speech

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Ron Paul, who is not going to win the Republican presidential nomination but remains a draw to his passionate supporters, spoke at UC Berkeley last night before a crowd estimated somewhere north of 1,000. The Daily Cal has posted the entire speech, which was arranged by Students for Liberty and Youth, a UC Berkeley student […]

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