Archive for February 2nd, 2014

InlandPolitics: Super Bowl XLVIII: Congratulations to the Seattle Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks Logo

Sunday, February 2, 2014 – 06:55 p.m.

Congratulations to the Seattle Seahawks.

The Seahawks defeated the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII by a blowout score of 43-8.

InlandPolitics: CD-36: Ruiz, Nestande building war-chests

Raul Ruiz+Brian Nestande

Raul Ruiz at left. Brian Nestande right.

Sunday, February 2, 2014 – 02:00 p.m.

The race between Congressman Raul Ruiz (D-La Quinta) and State Assemblyman Brian Nestande (R-Palm Desert), to represent the 36th Congressional District, is looking to be an all out battle.

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Sunday, February 2, 2014 – 01:45 p.m.

The contest in the 41st Congressional District isn’t as dire for Congressman Mark Takano (D-Riverside) as people are saying.

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InlandPolitics: It’s all over in San Bernardino


Sunday, February 2, 2014 – 10:00 a.m.

It took a while to see it land in mailboxes.

But it finally did!

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InlandPolitics: CD-31: Fundraising update


Sunday, February 2, 2014 – 09:30 a.m.

The fundraising totals are in, and there’s really no suprises in the hotly-contested 31st Congressional District primary contest.

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InlandPolitics: CD-8: Cook in cruise mode for reelection

Paul Cook


Sunday, February 2, 2014 – 09:25 a.m.

Congressman Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) appears to be headed for an easy reelection bid.

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Monday, January 27, 2014 – 03:30 p.m.
Last Modified: Saturday, February 1, 2014 – 03:30 p.m.

[**Update: The post has now been updated with all supporting exhibits.**]

Defense attorneys in the highly-publicized Colonies criminal case lodged long-awaited dismissal motions in San Bernardino County Superior Court on Monday.

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Grand Terrace

By Canan Tasci, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
Posted: 02/01/14, 1:54 PM PST |

GRAND TERRACE >> Residents wanting to be on the City Council have until Wednesday to turn in their applications.

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At least nine candidates for the House have raised more than $1 million, and both parties are set to bring in resources before the primary.

By Seema Mehta, Richard Simon and Phil Willon
February 1, 2014, 8:04 p.m.

Highly competitive congressional races in California, attracting interest across the nation, were already drawing many millions of dollars in donations even before the election year began, according to new campaign reports.

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By Steve Scauzillo, San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Posted: 02/01/14, 11:25 AM PST |

Two lower court rulings that have tied the proposed $68 billion high-speed rail train in red tape may snag other public works projects for roads and schools, according to the state Department of Finance.

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By Steven T. Dennis
Roll Call Staff
Feb. 1, 2014, 4:02 p.m.

Tens of millions of Americans watched President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, but the speech had no appreciable impact on his depressed poll numbers.

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WashPost: Republicans face 2016 turmoil

Donald Trump

Donald Trump speaks to reporters after the Erie County Republican Committee fundraiser at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens in Depew, NY, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014. The fundraiser was the largest GOP fundraiser in Western New York history. (AP Photo/Lockport Union-Sun & Journal, Joed Viera)

By Karen Tumulty and Robert Costa
Sunday, February 2, 2014

As Republicans look ahead to the 2016 presidential race, they are hoping to avoid the kind of chaotic and protracted nominating battle that dismayed party elders and damaged the eventual candidacy of Mitt Romney.

That, however, could be a hard thing to prevent.

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