Archive for February 22nd, 2014

InlandPolitics: CD-31: Expanded field makes for interesting primary


Saturday, February 22, 2014 – 10:30 a.m.

The primary campaign to replace retiring Congressman Gary Miller (R-Rancho Cucamoga) has turned somewhat interesting in recent weeks.

The original field of four democrats and one republican incumbent, has morphed into four democrats and three republicans, with no incumbent.

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InlandPolitics: CD-35: Torres needs to go to Congress

Norma Torres


Saturday, February 22, 2014 – 10:00 a.m.

Hurray! State Senator Norma Torres (D-Pomona), after just a few short months in the California Senate, is now running for Congress.

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February 21, 2014; 06:21 PM

Candidates are flocking to two Inland congressional races – seven in one district alone – now that incumbents Gary Miller and Gloria Negrete McLeod not seeking re-election.

Miller, R-Rancho Cucamonga, announced his retirement earlier this month so he can focus on raising his three grandchildren. Negrete McLeod, D-Chino, who is in her first term, wants to run for San Bernardino County supervisor.

Here’s a rundown of their potential replacements.

To read column by Jeff Horseman in The Press Enterprise, click here.

UTSanDiego: Democrats still have $30K of foreign cash

Party says it will hold tainted funds in trust for now
By Jeff McDonald
Feb. 21, 2014

One month after pledging to dispose of $30,000 pegged by prosecutors as an illegal campaign contribution from a foreign national, the Democratic Party of San Diego County has yet to send back or donate the money.

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Peter Thiel

Peter Thiel, libertarian/conservative co-founder of PayPal, says the government is the problem. (Photo: David Paul Morris, Bloomberg News)

Carla Marinucci
Updated 6:29 am, Saturday, February 22, 2014

Peter Thiel, the billionaire co-founder of PayPal and an increasingly active force in conservative and libertarian politics, says the country has a problem: It’s not embracing tech.

Worse, said Facebook’s original investor, it’s making the tech culture a whipping boy for its problems.

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