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January 26, 2011 | 1:20 pm

Leland Yee Calls for Boycott of Limbaugh Advertisers, Receives Threatening Fax

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Leland Yee, who recently criticized Rush Limbaugh over the radio host’s mocking impression of Chinese President Hu Jintao, is now calling for a boycott of the radio host’s advertisers. Today, Yee’s office said it had received a fax that mentions Limbaugh and contains racist language and a graphic of a noose. A couple of weeks […]

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January 10, 2011 | 5:13 pm

Valley Congressman Shutting Office After Giffords Shooting

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Rep. Dennis Cardoza, a centrist Democrat who represents the northern San Joaquin Valley, is planning on shutting down a district office in Stockton in the wake of Saturday’s attack on Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Here’s an excerpt from a report from the Associated Press: Cardoza said Monday he had been looking to relocate the Stockton […]

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January 8, 2011 | 6:25 pm

Calif. Politicians React to Giffords Shooting

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California’s elected leaders and congressional delegation are reacting to the shooting of Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Giffords and others were shot at a shopping area in her home district this morning, while she held a “Congress On Your Corner” public gathering. Several Democratic heavy-hitters attended House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s New Year’s celebration for residents […]

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Ariz. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Shot; At Least Six Dead

January 8, 2011 | 5:00 pm

Ariz. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Shot; At Least Six Dead

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A gunman nearly unloaded a semiautomatic weapon at a busy supermarket Saturday during a public gathering for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, wounding the Democrat and killing Arizona’s chief federal judge and five others

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