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Did Senator Anderson's Stance In Support of Expelling Rod Wright Cost Him A Key Vice-Chairmanship?
12:15 am on Apr 21, 2014

Apparently there is a price to pay for being willing to stand tall on the Senate Floor for the rule of law. FR readers will recall that recently Anderson was the only vote in the legislatures upper chamber against suspending Senators Leland Yee,…

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IVDB: Politics trumps children's health
 
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LAT Editorial: Super Majority
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Spend, spend, spend
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Did Senator Andersonâs Stance In Support of Expelling Rod Wright Cost Him A Key Vice-Chairmanship?

 
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Sen. Leland Yee out on bail, despite weapons trafficking charges

 
State Senator Mimi Walters

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Love it when a cop looks at ME like I'm crazy when I tell them that it is outrageous and wrong that they can retire at full salary at age 50

 

@tedlieu @aaronmclear Apparently #PROP30 is both a floor wax and a desert topping! http://t.co/JklExgT6

 

SF Sheriff Mirkarimi was reinstated. Waiting for a lefty Supervisor to explain how "our society is responsible" for him hitting his wife.

 

Of course he got off, the whole "jury" was made up of liberals RT @debrajsaunders: Three votes to retain #Mirkarimi. It's over.

 

RT @SovernNation: Breaking: Supervisor Avalos says he'll vote against misconduct charge, will vote to restore #Mirkarimi as sheriff. Tha ...

 

The anti-nuke protestors in Dana Point are welcome to shut down SCE's power plant for good - if they are going to pay my electricity bills.

 

Turn it on! RT @SCE_SONGS: Poll: 68% Confident #SanOnofre Can Be Restarted and Operated Safely http://t.co/QUi6EAL4

 

@JenniferFearing you're okay for a #VEGGIESAURUS

 

@JenniferFearing good ol' Prop 2 - "Condos for Chickens"

 

I'm calling on Molly Munger to... DOUBLE DOWN! #NoOn30

 

RT @MattRexroad: Kevin Jeffries puts the beat down on Bob Buster in this Supervisors debate. http://t.co/7mogH1KT

 

RT @LincolnFresno: The Fresno County Lincoln Club Voter Guide is up: http://t.co/xTyaeeYi

 

Off Twitter most of the day begat did I miss?

 

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RT @Schwarzenegger: Thanks to @jayleno for having me. Looking forward to watching tonight. http://t.co/OJuU7G2E

 

@cfodee I'm available after the meeting if you want.

 

Getting ready to speak to the @RPSDC meetings - hundreds of activists and donors here - working to elect Republicans!

 

RT @trojanmom8: At the @RPSDC meeting, the last one prior to the most important election of our lifetime! #cagop #catcot #shouldbegood

 

RT @JimNielsenAD02: Statement from Jim Nielsen on Dan Logueâs Announcement http://t.co/rYs4cFTo

 

Dear Molly Munger - if you need any help explaining to voters why passing Prop. 30 is a bad idea, DM me.

 

Where is my RT love on the Logue news my MSM tweeps? Sigh.

 

@cmarinucci A fine American tradition is to kick out the reporters who will be voting for Obama.

 

Logue's name will still appear on the State Senate ballot, of course, as those ballots have already been printed.

 

We wish Assemblyman Logue Godspeed for a quick recovery from his health challenges.

 

Logue was in a tough battle against fellow north-state Assemblyman Jim Nielsen, who will now coast into this non-coastal Senate seat.

 

*Breaking* Citing health issues, Dan Logue drops State Senate bid; will seek re-election to the Assembly --> http://t.co/Tby7Vqkr

 

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RT @capoliticalnews: Charles Munger in tear against conservatives--just put in $300K against Dahle for moderate Bosetti. $200K for Niel ...

 

RT @TheFix: What WAS Obama thinking during the 1st presidential debate? "Saturday Night Live" has answers. http://t.co/79oUbrbe

 

RT @CapitolAlert: Former CA Lt. Gov. Mervyn Dymally dies at 86 http://t.co/fWXc7vQV

 

@doclobby Waiting for the lobbyist who comes out of "Super 8" giving the Assembly Speaker a bad review... It will be a long wait.

 

If I were a manager at the County of Orange I would turn down the raise. Since odds are it will be followed by getting fired.

 

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.@SenFeinstein is in the "faux concern" about gas prices game. Pandering 2 voters who drive when she supports policies that hike gas prices.

 

No doubt @terrytamminen and his extreme environmental radical buddies are loving the high gas prices.

 

If @JerryBrownGov feigning concern about gas prices is total bullshit. You can't credibly care when you promote policies that raise prices.

 

Truth: @JerryBrownGov enthusiastically supports onerous regulations that will drive gas prices up much higher than this.

 

There's no logical Yes on 30, Yes on 38 strategy. If both pass only top vote getter goes into effect. If u like 1 u must defeat the other.

 

I guess it would be a buzz kill to tell @mikegatto how his new baby already is in debt to the federal and state government.

 

@tedlieu Prop 38 supporters like M. Munger understand that if Prop 30 gets more vote, 38 can't go into effect.

 

Those who like that #PROP38 is guaranteed school funding (unlike #PROP30), remember only one can go into effect. You have to knock down 30!

 

@mikegatto Congratulation!

 

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RT @jpitney: #California county supervisors are as territorial as German shepherds. http://t.co/4Ms2NwNE

 

RT @conanNBCLA: The truce is over. Molly Munger about to go after Prop 30. NBC4 LA at ;9AM tomorrow http://t.co/T4cwedsK

 

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John Hrabe: Diane Harkey Files $5 Million Lawsuit Against Fellow State Lawmaker

 

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