FROM Bruce Cain
GOP Presidential Hopefuls Descend on California All three GOP presidential candidates are in California this weekend for the Republican Party convention. Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and John Kasich will all speak and schmooze throughout the state, but Trump is the candidate being met with the most public support and opposition – thousands of protesters gathered Friday outside of the Burlingame hotel while Trump addressed the convention. It’s the first time in decades that California will make a difference in picking the GOP nominee.
Picking Up the Pieces of Super Tuesday Despite the support of Governor Schwarzenegger, Prop 93 failed in yesterday’s election. It was a legislative term-limits measure that would have saved current leaders from being termed out at the end of this year. Now Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez and Senate President Pro Tem Don Perata—both Democrats—are lame ducks. Today, the Governor told the Sacramento Bee’s Editorial Board, “I really wanted some of those guys to stay.”