Will California Feel the Impact of Presidential Coattails?
Republicans and Democrats are locked into their Congressional and Legislative seats in California - or are they? If Barack Obama’s commanding lead turns into a landslide this year, some supposedly “safe” Republicans could be in for surprises—with important implications from Sacramento to Washington. On Reporter’s Notebook, will San Francisco legalize prostitution?
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California Republicans: The Ever-Shrinking Permanent Minority
Reapportionment, the careful drawing of district boundaries every 10 years, means that California’s legislative and congressional seats almost never shift from one party to...