Archive for October 28th, 2014

InlandPolitics: RCP: U.S. Senate contest update


Tuesday, October 28, 2014 – 09:30 a.m.

Here’s the latest update from the average of polls, produced by, as of Tuesday morning.

Nine states now remain in-play.

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By Monica Rodriguez, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 10/27/14, 9:46 PM PDT | Updated: 52 secs ago

Jobs and economic opportunities are among the issues on the minds of attorney Christina Gagnier and state Sen. Norma Torres, two Democrats seeking to represent the residents of the 35th Congressional district.

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Jerry Brown

By Carla Marinucci
Monday, October 27, 2014

Emphasizing what he called the Democratic Party’s commitment to frugal governing, Gov. Jerry Brown downplayed the chances Monday of returning to the voters to renew sales and income tax increases when they expire starting at the end of 2016.

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DesertSun: Why the 36th Congressional District is a toss-up

Raul Ruiz+Brian Nestande

U.S. Representative Raul Ruiz left. Assemblyman Brian Nestande right.

Hank Plante, Special to The Desert
October 25, 2014

Election Day has already come and gone for you if you’re one of the half-million Riverside County voters who requested an absentee ballot. In fact, we don’t have “Election Day” anymore, we have “Election Month” because of all the voting by mail.

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Capitol Weekly

Posted 10.27.2014

Californians’ reliance on TV for their political news is declining, while an increasing number of people are using the Internet for political coverage, according to a report from the Public Policy Institute of California.

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NYTimes: Report Reveals Wider Tracking of Mail in U.S.


OCT. 27, 2014

WASHINGTON — In a rare public accounting of its mass surveillance program, the United States Postal Service reported that it approved nearly 50,000 requests last year from law enforcement agencies and its own internal inspection unit to secretly monitor the mail of Americans for use in criminal and national security investigations.

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