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California Politics: The governor’s all-powerful veto
Meet Sen. Bryan Hughes, the Texas Republican leading the party’s hard turn to the right
Celebrity cooking demonstrations to be held this weekend. Here are the details
Ron Watkins, who many speculate might be QAnon, eyes Congressional run in Arizona
Bow-and-arrow attack believed to be act of terror; GOP’s record cash haul; Adele’s new album
Littwin: If only the strange case of Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters actually was strange
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 17-23 – Belleville News-Democrat
Opinion | Who Really Controls Local Politics?
After AOC’s Met Gala stunt, I’m officially done with Democrats
Podcast: How a pandemic shaped California politics – Santa Ynez Valley News
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California Politics: The governor’s all-powerful veto Meet Sen. Bryan Hughes, the Texas Republican leading the party’s hard turn to the right Celebrity cooking demonstrations to be held this weekend. Here are the details Ron Watkins, who many speculate might be QAnon, eyes Congressional run in Arizona Bow-and-arrow attack believed to be act of terror; GOP’s record cash haul; Adele’s new album Littwin: If only the strange case of Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters actually was strange Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 17-23 – Belleville News-Democrat Opinion | Who Really Controls Local Politics? After AOC’s Met Gala stunt, I’m officially done with Democrats Podcast: How a pandemic shaped California politics – Santa Ynez Valley News
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Grisham: Graham ‘was using Trump to mop up the freebies like there was no tomorrow’

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There wasn’t a slow day on Capitol Hill this past week – with celebrity appearances, a congressional baseball game, and a second Sept. 30

It was a busy week on the Hill as lawmakers played a game of baseball, met with actor Woody Harrelson, and temporarily averted a government shutdown. It was a busy week on the Hill – including a game of baseball and meeting with actor Woody Harrelson. Lawmakers also temporarily averted a shutdown; President Biden signed a measure to fund the government. To cap off the week, the House had two…
Oct
2021
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Podcast: How a pandemic shaped California politics

Politico California (Surfing) politics. “I think we have learned to live with [COVID-19], begrudgingly. Unhappily, perhaps. Although it is kind of interesting that there is this odd sort of residual resistance to the whole idea of COVID,” Walters said. “We have reports now of resignations flooding the California (Surfing) 2022, a looming election year. “What we see here is a very vibrant and increasingly divisive political structure here in Democrats,…
Sep
2021
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Celebrity politicians fuel record ad spending

The rise of celebrity politicians is fueling record ad spending that will likely continue to flood American airwaves through next year’s midterms, industry watchers tell Axios. Why it matters: Firebrand congressional freshmen and sophomores are raking in grassroots donations — and starring in ads from both allies and opponents alike. It’s part of an explosion in small-dollar fundraising that’s translating into a huge spike in paid political advertising. Stay on…
Sep
2021
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Ex-Bush strategist Matthew Dowd running as Democrat in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Matthew Dowd, a former political advisor to Republican President George W. Bush, announced Wednesday that he will run as a Democrat for Texas lieutenant governor. The onetime chief strategist to Bush’s 2004 reelection campaign enters the race as a heavy underdog challenger to Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, a firebrand who in two terms as second-in-command has driven the Texas Capitol to the hard right over…
Sep
2021
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Caitlyn Jenner vows to ‘stay involved’ in politics after California recall loss

Caitlyn Jenner’s California (Surfing) Gov. Gavin Newsom (D), drawing about one percent of the vote. Asked if she’d seek office again, Jenner confirmed she would, adding, “I want to stay involved.” She also said that even though the campaign didn’t “work out the way we wanted,” it “opened my eyes to political life,” and she intends to continue fighting to make the Republican Party “more inclusive.”  Newsom earlier this month…
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2021
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As fiscal crises mount, Congress is finally ready to play ball — literally, not figuratively – Roll Call

Roger Williams looks like a manager. Fine, snowy white hair sneaks out from under a baseball cap shading his wrinkled, well-tanned face from the still unrisen sun as he addresses his squad at the end of a predawn practice Tuesday morning. “Outfield, I want you to play in, I don’t want you to play out,” the House Republican says in a Texan drawl. “Keep the ball in front of you.…