Archive for June 4th, 2012

InlandPolitics: Ramos hammers Derry til the end

Monday, June 4, 2012 – 09:00 a.m.
Last Modified: Monday, June 4, 2012 – 10:30 a.m.

One’s gotta hand it to Former San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Chairman and San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors Candidate James Ramos.

Ramos pounded on incumbent Neil Derry all last week and into the weekend.

Everything in the arsenal was deployed.  Yes, AM-FM Radio, Ham Radio, Smoke Signals, Death Rays from Mars, Television and negative hit pieces in the mailboxes!

No stone was left unturned.

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Money & Politics | Spotlight
June 4, 2012 | Coulter Jones and Elizabeth Titus

In a state with nearly 38 million people, few have more influence than the top 100 donors to California campaigns – a powerful club that has donated overwhelmingly to Democrats and spent $1.25 billion to influence voters over the past dozen years.

These big spenders represent a tiny fraction of the hundreds of thousands of individuals and groups that donated to California campaigns from 2001 through 2011. But they supplied about a third of the $3.67 billion lavished on state campaigns during that time, campaign records show.

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