Texas governor doesn’t apologize, but says focus on social issues is a distraction to Republican Party.
Moderate Neel Kashkari and conservative Tim Donnelly battle for support at weekend party meeting.
Says his history running the TARP program for the Bush administration prepared him for tough, thankless jobs.
by Juliet Williams, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP)—California Republicans on Sunday turned to a familiar face to lead the party back from the brink of irrelevance in a state that once was a GOP stronghold but is now home to a powerful Democratic political machine. More than 1,000 delegates to the state party’s spring convention […]
A.M. Splash: Solyndra Backers May Get Tax Benefits; Hanta Virus Kills 2nd Yosemite Visitor; Petaluma Little Leaguers Get Heroes’ Welcome
Solyndra’s private backers stand to reap tax gains, bankruptcy filing says (Oakland Tribune) Two investment firms could walk away from the bankruptcy of Fremont solar panel maker Solyndra with hundreds of millions of dollars in future tax breaks, the U.S. government said in court papers seeking more information on the arrangement. Units of Argonaut Ventures […]