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How Much do the Blue Angels Cost?

October 8, 2012 | 3:06 pm

How Much do the Blue Angels Cost?

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It’s not often that the U.S. government goes all out to entertain its citizens, but that’s more or less what happened over the weekend when the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels zoomed over the Golden Gate as part of Fleet Week. The squadron doesn’t go into combat — individual pilots might when on other assignments — […]

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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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May 31, 2012 | 2:15 pm

Fact Checking Mitt Romney’s Comments That Obama Administration Steered Solyndra Money to ‘Friends and Family’

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Here’s the raw video today of Mitt Romney at Solyndra slamming President Obama, the stimulus, and a “serious conflict of interest on the part of the president and his team.” Here’s what Romney said: Two years ago President Obama was here to tout this building and this business as a symbol of the success of […]

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April 25, 2012 | 12:52 pm

Analysis: Obama Loss on Arizona Immigration Law Could Help in Election; Transcripts of Today’s SCOTUS Arguments

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When is a loss a win? If the U.S. Supreme Court rejects the Obama Administration’s arguments and upholds Arizona’s tough immigration law, that could very well be the case. Judging by today’s oral arguments, SCOTUS seems likely to uphold some if not all of the law, which allows Arizona police to seek citizenship documentation from […]

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