Jack Pitney

Claremont McKenna College

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Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College, author of American Government and Politics: Deliberation, Democracy, and Citizenship, and co-author of Epic Journey, on the 2008 presidential election; former Republican strategist

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Today, former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper announced his bid to run for Senate.

The populist reshaping of the Republican party

Today, former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper announced his bid to run for Senate.

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On Wednesday, President Trump posted a video ad on Twitter featuring a Mexican immigrant named Luis Bracamontes, who killed two police officers in 2014.

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On Wednesday, President Trump posted a video ad on Twitter featuring a Mexican immigrant named Luis Bracamontes, who killed two police officers in 2014.

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About half of Californians support President Trump wanting to temporarily ban people from Muslim-majority countries, and a quarter say it’s very important to increase deportations of…

Not all Californians are onboard with the Trump resistance

About half of Californians support President Trump wanting to temporarily ban people from Muslim-majority countries, and a quarter say it’s very important to increase deportations of…

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