Archive for September 6th, 2015

InlandPolitics: Trump taking lead in more early state polling


Sunday, September 6, 2015 – 10:00 a.m.

Tomorrow is Labor day. Not the Fourth of July.

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Moreno Valley seal

Leaders and others in the city debate whether the World Logistics Center’s OK is a tipping point for good or bad.

Published: Sept. 4, 2015
Updated: Sept. 5, 2015 – 9:04 p.m.

For many of its 30 years, Moreno Valley has often seen itself in the shadow of its neighbors, especially the larger and more economically successful Riverside.

To read article by Imran Ghori in The Press-Enterprise, click here.

Reagan Presidential Library

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library in Simi Valley will hold a Republican presidential debate on Sept. 16. “It’s a three-month job that takes place in 10 days,” John Heubusch, above, said of staging the debate.

Capitol Alert
By Marisa Agha
Special to The Bee
September 5, 2015

  • Library to hold its fourth presidential debate on Sept. 16
  • 40th president’s plane to serve as backdrop
  • 16 candidates to appear in two sessions

Simi Valley — Hosting 16 presidential hopefuls for a nationally televised debate takes time, construction and, yes, an element of theater.

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Until a few weeks ago, the conventional wisdom held that Trump was merely a summer fling for angry voters, a protest candidate whose insults and braggadocio would soon impose a ceiling on his support. But recent polls suggest that Trump has raised that ceiling.

Doyle McManus

Doyle McManus
Los Angeles Times

I talked with Republican wise men last week — sober establishment strategists who have seen many presidential campaigns come and go — to ask them how long the improbable popularity of Donald Trump can last. Reassure me, I said: He can’t actually win, right?

Their answers surprised me.

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The Hill: The rise of the political outsiders

Donald Trump+Bernie Sanders

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The Hill

By Shermichael Singleton, contributor
September 04, 2015 – 07:00 am

It is generally assumed and speculated that politicians say one thing and often do another. This contradictory pattern has become synonymous with politicians, particularly when running for office. Usually, they make promises they do not keep and for the most part, voters have come to expect that. It’s reminiscent of the phrase: “That’s just what politicians do; they’ll say anything to get elected.”

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