Archive for October 21st, 2012

InlandPolitics: Romney lead back at 7-points in Gallup tracking poll

52%                      45%

Sunday, October 21, 2012 – 02:00 p.m.

Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney’s lead over President Barack Obama as moved back to 7-points in the latest update to the Gallup 7-Day Tracking Poll of 2,700 likely voters.

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Sunday, October 21, 2012 – 01:45 p.m.

Now it’s the Investors Business Daily/TIPP Poll that has taken on the standard bearer role for the Democratic Party.

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InlandPolitics: California’s Brown foolish on tax measure

Sunday, October 20, 2012 – 07:30 a.m.

California Governor Jerry Brown is somewhat foolish in his push for voters to pass his Proposition 30.

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Six candidates running for two seats on the City Council talk about things they see as crucial

Published: 20 October 2012 – 08:12 PM

Attracting new business to Redlands, the city’s budget and keeping the community safe as more parolees are released from prison are key topics for the six City Council candidates.

To read story by Jan Sears in The Press Enterprise, click here.

State Senator Bob Dutton left. Congressman Gary Miller right.

Election 2012

Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/13/2012 01:12:30 PM PDT
Updated: 10/20/2012 06:39:33 PM PDT

The competition to represent the 31st Congressional District is a race between two Republicans with lengthy careers in elected office.

State Sen. Bob Dutton is challenging Rep. Gary Miller, who is running to represent a new district created through the redistricting process, which takes place every 10 years. The newly-drawn 31st Congressional District includes Rancho Cucamonga and extends eastward to San Bernardino and Redlands.

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Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer
Posted: 10/20/2012 07:25:24 PM PDT

In a year when new elections rules make it possible for candidates of the same party to compete in the general election, the race for the 33rd Assembly District seat is actually a match-up between a Democrat and a Republican.

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October 20, 2012 2:00 PM

David Murphy worked as an independent contractor at the Fort Irwin military base in Barstow for 13 years before the economy slowed down and the jobs stopped coming.

Today, Murphy, who holds both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree, is unable to repay his student loans, says he has almost completely drained his savings and has dipped into his 401K.

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California Governor Jerry Brown (AP/Reed Saxon)

Capitol Alert
The latest on California politics and government
October 20, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO – Gov. Jerry Brown on Saturday accused opponents of his Nov. 6 ballot measure to raise taxes of illegal money laundering, saying the committee that accepted an $11 million donation from an out-of-state group is shielding the identities of its donors because it is ashamed of them.

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