Mike Zapler

Reporter for the San Jose Mercury News

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Deputy Congressional Editor at Politico; former political correspondent for the San Jose Mercury News

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One hundred fifty judges from the  9th Federal Circuit Court of Appeals  are headed for Maui in August to hold a conference on the administration of justice.  Republican US Senators…

Federal Judges Under Fire for Conference in Maui

One hundred fifty judges from the 9th Federal Circuit Court of Appeals are headed for Maui in August to hold a conference on the administration of justice.  Republican US Senators…

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In January,  Governor Schwarzenegger  made national headlines by  proposing  universal health insurance in California and there was talk of creating a national model.

Health Care Reform and Individual Mandates

In January, Governor Schwarzenegger made national headlines by proposing universal health insurance in California and there was talk of creating a national model.

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In January, all sides agreed that this was the year for Healthcare Reform in California.   The Washington Post  said  “all eyes”  were on Governor Schwarzenegger’s plan requiring…

More Debate in Sacramento but Little Progress on Health Care Reform

In January, all sides agreed that this was the year for Healthcare Reform in California.  The Washington Post said “all eyes” were on Governor Schwarzenegger’s plan requiring…

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