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Left coast reunion for Dodd, Clinton

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Contrary to some of the scuttlebutt on Twitter during the Golden Globes, former President Bill Clinton did not make a an awards show cameo at the behest of former Connecticut Sen. Christopher Dodd, now the head of the Hollywood Motion Picture Association. A spokesman for the MPAA tells Hearst Connecticut Newspapers that Dodd, who is [...] [Read More]
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A seat at the table for Sandy Hook’s new congresswoman

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Elizabeth Esty hadn’t even taken the oath of office when the nation and the world were introduced to Sandy Hook Elementary School. Now the House freshman is front and center in White House talks over the epidemic of gun violence. Esty, a Democrat who represents Connecticut’s 5th District, including Sandy Hook and Newtown, is part [...] [Read More]
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Bay Area Dems meet with Joe Biden on guns

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Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, said Vice President Joe Biden, head of the White House task force on gun violence, told a group of Democrats in a meeting Monday that the administration has identified 19 actions it can take independently of Congress to restrict guns. But Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Napa, who heads a separate task [...] [Read More]

Jim Brulte: Will take CA GOP 6 years to rebound

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The worst kept secret in California politics will be revealed Monday night in San Diego when former state senator Jim Brulte officially announces his campaign to be state party chair before a gathering of the San Diego GOP. Yes, we know we told you about all this weeks ago. The chair election will be in [...] [Read More]
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