Bruce Cain

University of California Washington Center

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Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley and Director of its Institute of Government Studies and of its University of California Washington Center

Bruce Cain on KCRW

All three GOP presidential candidates are in California this weekend for the Republican Party convention.

GOP Presidential Hopefuls Descend on California

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The turnout currently stands at 24 percent, although that could rise to 30 percent once late mail-in and provisional ballots are counted.

New Rules Raise New Questions about California Politics

The turnout currently stands at 24 percent, although that could rise to 30 percent once late mail-in and provisional ballots are counted.

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Nobody knows what the first default in US government history might look like, and it might take until midnight Tuesday before the world knows whether it's going to happen.  The House…

How Is America Reacting to the Debt Ceiling Drama?

Nobody knows what the first default in US government history might look like, and it might take until midnight Tuesday before the world knows whether it's going to happen.  The House…

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