Archive for November 9th, 2012

InlandPolitics: Commentary: Economy will decline faster under Obama

Friday, November 9, 2012 – 09:30 a.m.

The blame game is in full swing within the Republican political machinery.

Hope, despair, anger, etc….etc…

But in reality does it mean anything in the end game?

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By Melissa Pinion-Whitt, Staff Writer
Posted: 11/08/2012 04:08:42 PM PST
Updated: 11/08/2012 04:32:58 PM PST

Rod Hoops was a 26-year-old sheriff’s deputy who had been on the job just four years when he received a call about an assault with a deadly weapon in Chino Hills one quiet morning in 1983.

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Dan Walters

By Dan Walters
dwalters@sacbee.com
Published: Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 3A

Darrell Steinberg, the president pro tem of the state Senate, says he wants to use the Democrats’ new supermajorities in the Legislature to reform the state’s taxation system and the initiative process.

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Dan Morain

By Dan Morain, Senior editor
dmorain@sacbee.com
Published: Friday, Nov. 9, 2012 – 12:00 am | Page 17A

Voters approved Jerry Brown’s $6 billion tax hike this week because California has changed and Brown hasn’t. Lots of help from organized labor didn’t hurt.

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
November 8, 2012

For all the worry about the $11 million donation that conservative donors routed through an obscure Arizona nonprofit, Democrats scored huge wins Tuesday with a Proposition 30 victory and Proposition 32 defeat.

But Democrats remain angry over the contribution, whose true source has yet to be definitively known.

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SacBee: Connie Conway re-elected as Assembly GOP leader

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Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
November 8, 2012

Connie Conway was re-elected as Assembly Republican leader Thursday, two days after the GOP took a shellacking statewide that appears to have given Democrats a supermajority of seats in both houses of the Legislature.

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