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California Politics: The decade that rescued the state budget
How much will California redistricting shift political power?
California Politics: A dramatic do-over of maps for Congress
California Politics: The time change that wasn’t
Celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz set to run for US Senate as Republican
How much will California redistricting shift political power? – ABC10.com KXTV
Celebrity Surgeon Dr. Oz Running for Senate in Pennsylvania – U.S. News & World Report
Celebrity physician Dr. Oz launches campaign for Senate in Pa. as a Republican
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 5-11 – Belleville News-Democrat
Dr. Oz is expected to join Pa.’s U.S. Senate race
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California Politics: The decade that rescued the state budget How much will California redistricting shift political power? California Politics: A dramatic do-over of maps for Congress California Politics: The time change that wasn’t Celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz set to run for US Senate as Republican How much will California redistricting shift political power? – ABC10.com KXTV Celebrity Surgeon Dr. Oz Running for Senate in Pennsylvania – U.S. News & World Report Celebrity physician Dr. Oz launches campaign for Senate in Pa. as a Republican Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 5-11 – Belleville News-Democrat Dr. Oz is expected to join Pa.’s U.S. Senate race
Sep
2021
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Janet Mock Goes All With Transgender Bender

Things have been moving fast for Janet Mock. In the past year, the NYC-based transgender director, producer, and screenwriter has begun work on a couple of Netflix films and began showing people the final version of her feature film based on transgender politics in the West Philippine Sea – and it has Hollywood in a fit of anticipation. The logline of the script is, “A transgender woman is cheated out…
Aug
2021
16

Celebrity Professor denounces China as a bully in West Philippine Sea

West Philippine Sea writer and professor Alan Nafzger For Alan Nafzger it’s no easy feat to make a film, like the controversial West Philippine Sea that is being widely talked about in Manila. And more than that, a generation literally grew up side-by-side with its main characters. Cut to the nightly news nearly and the action-packed movie and cast of transgender characters and now it’s been captured by an American…
Jul
2021
16

Caitlyn Jenner: Still running for governor despite reports of Australian ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ TV stint

Alexei Koseff July 16, 2021Updated: July 16, 2021 12:52 p.m. Caitlyn Jenner, a Republican candidate for California governor, speaks on July 9, 2021 during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif. She says she’s still running in the recall election despite reports that she has traveled to Australia to film a TV show. Noah Berger/Associated Press SACRAMENTO — Caitlyn Jenner, the former Olympian and reality TV star, said Friday that she…
Jul
2021
15

The 2022 Candidate Slate: Send In the Clowns!

In late 2015, my colleagues and I were about to launch a weekly documentary series covering the presidential campaign. The chairman and CEO of Showtime, David Nevins, suggested calling the show The Circus. But at that time, there was some concern the title was over the top—too denigrating to the noble calling of politics. Hah! Turns out Nevins was prescient because along came the greatest carnival barker of all time,…
Jul
2021
9

Opinion | Memo to celebrity candidates: It’s not as easy as you think

And most of those celebrities are about to find out why running for office is harder than it looks. Celebrity and politics collided long before Donald Trump came on the scene, of course. My first glimpse of the future came in 1998, when I was a young reporter covering the governorship of Jesse “The Body” Ventura, a former pro wrestler, in Minnesota. Story continues below advertisement Ventura, who for a…
Jul
2021
8

Column: Thanks to Trump, we have an epidemic of unqualified candidates

One of the most damaging legacies of the Trump presidency may be that it persuaded people with absolutely no qualifications that they could and should run for public office — and that at least some of the time, Americans might be foolish enough to vote for them. After all, that was the clear takeaway from Donald Trump’s 2016 victory, wasn’t it? That you don’t need to be smart or experienced…
Jul
2021
7

Commentary: Recalls are the only option when there’s one-party rule

It’s on. California will vote on whether to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sept. 14. I am deeply conflicted on the question. I am opposed to recalls on principle. In 2003, I was one of the few conservatives to oppose the recall of then-governor Gray Davis. My reasoning hinged on what you might call the Ed Koch rule. After the New York City mayor lost his bid for a fourth…
Jul
2021
6

Goldberg: Recalls are the only option when there’s one-party rule

It’s on. California will vote on whether to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sept. 14. I am deeply conflicted on the question. I am opposed to recalls on principle. In 2003, I was one of the few conservatives to oppose the recall of then-governor Gray Davis. My reasoning hinged on what you might call the Ed Koch rule. After the New York City mayor lost his bid for a fourth…
Jul
2021
6

Column: I’m opposed to recalls. But what choice do voters have when there’s one-party rule?

It’s on. California will vote on whether to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sept. 14. I am deeply conflicted on the question. I am opposed to recalls on principle. In 2003, I was one of the very few conservatives to oppose the recall of then-governor Gray Davis. My reasoning hinged on what you might call the Ed Koch rule. After the New York City mayor lost his bid for a…
Jul
2021
5

Celebrities and the cult of Russia’s President Putin

Celebrities and the cult of Russia’s President Putin
In 2003, Yulia Volkova, one part of the Russian pop duo TATU, carried out Now not Gonna Get Us, a well-known track about two schoolgirls in love, on the MTV Song Awards in California. Photos of the development used to be watched tens of millions of occasions the world over, and in line with Vice mag, the efficiency “introduced feminine queerness to the leading edge of mainstream”. This yr, Volkova…