Last November, just two percent of California Republicans supported Rick Santorum. Now that number has jumped to 25 percent, within striking distance of Mitt Romney. As the race drags on, will the California GOP have a voice in the nomination process after all, even though this state's primary is not until June? Also, a special investigator says the Fullerton Police Department did not intend to deceive the public about Kelly Thomas, the mentally ill homeless man beaten to death by officers last July. We talk with investigator Michael Gennaco and with Kelly Thomas' father. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, gasoline prices make for a long, hot political summer.
California Republicans Gear Up for State Convention
From this Episode:
Pain at the Pump: What's behind the High Gas Prices?
Republicans are blaming the President, and he's announcing new energy strategies , as the price of gasoline is up to more than $4 a gallon in parts of the country for the...
26 min, 10 sec
California Republicans and the Race for President
It's conventional wisdom that California Republicans won't have a voice in selecting their nominee because the winner will be chosen before the state's primary, which...
13 min, 29 sec