Archive for October 29th, 2012

TheWeeklyStandard: New Projection of Election Results: Romney 52, Obama 47

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5:00 AM, Oct 29, 2012 • By FRED BARNES

The bipartisan Battleground Poll, in its “vote election model,” is projecting that Mitt Romney will defeat President Obama 52 percent to 47 percent. The poll also found that Romney has an even greater advantage among middle class voters, 52 percent to 45 percent.

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Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/28/2012 06:09:41 PM PDT
Updated: 10/28/2012 07:48:03 PM PDT

A dispatch of negative ads in the congressional race between two Republican candidates, Rep. Gary Miller and state Sen. Bob Dutton, has the state’s top GOP official on record that California Republicans need to reaffirm their adherence to the “Eleventh Commandment.”

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Published: 28 October 2012 – 07:32 PM

More than two-dozen voters who recently re-reregistered as Republicans never gave permission for the switch, the Riverside-area voters told The Press-Enterprise.

To read story by Jim Miller, Imran Ghori, Jeff Horseman and Ben Goad, in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/28/2012 07:06:10 AM PDT
Updated: 10/28/2012 11:22:13 PM PDT

The competition between Mike Morrell and Russ Warner for an Inland Empire Assembly seat has turned into a the kind of race in which one side has wrung an endorsement from a family dispute and the other claimed in an email to supporters that his opponent has “promoted domestic terrorism.”

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By David Siders
dsiders@sacbee.com
Published: Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 1A
Last Modified: Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 – 7:18 am

One reason several months ago to think Gov. Jerry Brown’s ballot measure to raise taxes might have a better chance of passing than previous, failed tax initiatives was its potential to look more like a local issue than a statewide one.

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Calpensions: San Bernardino, Compton stop paying CalPERS

By Ed Mendel
Monday, October 29, 2012

CalPERS filed court actions against two financially troubled cities, San Bernardino and Compton, after they stopped making legally required payments to the big pension fund, a rare default not made in the Stockton and Vallejo bankruptcies.

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