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  • L.A. Councilwoman Janice Hahn to run for lieutenant governor

     
    Los Angeles City Councilwoman Janice Hahn announced Tuesday that she is entering the race for California lieutenant governor. The Democrat, daughter of the late Los Angeles County Supervisor Kenneth Hahn and sister of former L.A. Mayor James K. Hahn,...
  • Today on PolitiCal: Poizner vs. Whitman; Madam governor; Lawmakers ready to vote their wallets?

     
    Here are some of the stories we're following today on PolitiCal, our blog on all things California politics: Find out which former madam is making a run for governor. The Internet ad wars between Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner continue.......
  • Maldonado fails to get Assembly OK for lieutenant governor; court fight might follow

     
    The California Assembly on Thursday failed to confirm Sen. Abel Maldonado (R-Santa Maria) as lieutenant governor, setting the stage for a potential court fight between the Legislature and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. He received 37 votes in favor of his...
  • From PolitiCal: Pressuring Meg Whitman. Nancy Pelosi opens her wallet. Maldonado in limbo.

     
    Here are some of the stories we're following today on PolitiCal: We've got the latest machinations on the fight over the confirmation of Abel Maldonado as lieutenant governor. The effort to rewrite the state's constitution via a new constitutional...
  • Operation Rotten Tomato continues: Ex-SK Foods executive scheduled for court hearing in Sacramento

     
    While former SK Foods Chief Executive Frederick Scott Salyer is scheduled to make his initial court appearance in Sacramento federal court on Friday, the battle over whether the indicted tomato executive should be granted bail is heating up. One of......
  • Today on PolitiCal: Maldonado confirmed. Steve Poizner vs. Ira Glass.

     
    Here are some of the stories we're following today on PolitiCal: At long last, Abel Maldonado was confirmed as the state's new lieutenant governor. Gov. Schwarzenegger has taken up a new social networking hobby. The Legislature allowed the cityhood...
  • Today on PolitiCal: Maldonado takes office; Arizona boycotts gain momentum; Schwarzenegger, Democrats begin war of words

     
    Here are some of the stories we're following today on PolitiCal: Abel Maldonado, formerly a state senator, was sworn in as the state's 47th lieutenant governor Tuesday, amid partisan bickering between Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and Democratic leaders....
  • California election results

     
    The Times' PolitiCal blog has been breaking news of election results all night. Here's a look at some key races: Abel Maldonado wins GOP nomination for lieutenant governorGavin Newsom wins Democratic primary for lieutenant governor Steve Cooley wins GOP...
  • The last stand of the 'birther queen'?

     
    Politico.com raised a stink Tuesday over the possibility that "birther queen" Orly Taitz may win the GOP primary for secretary of state and put California Republicans in the embarrassing position of having a thoroughly discredited conspiracy theorist on...
  • Lawmakers Who Signed 'No Tax Pledge'

    Here are the California lawmakers, all Republicans, who signed the State Budget-No-Tax Pledge:       - Senators: Sam Aanestad, Roy Ashburn, John Benoit, Dave Cogdill, Dave Cox, Jeff Denham, Bob Dutton, Tom Harman, Dennis Hollingsworth, Abel Maldonado,...
  • Voters Cap Lawmakers' Pay During Deficit Years

    Voters Cap Lawmakers' Pay During Deficit Years
    SACRAMENTO - If California is running a deficit, lawmakers shouldn't get a raise. The proposition was leading by a large margin in Tuesday's statewide special election. Voters approved Proposition 1F, capping pay raises for lawmakers and statewide...
  • Governor: No Gimmicks To Fix Budget Deficit

    Governor: No Gimmicks To Fix Budget Deficit
    SACRAMENTO - Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Thursday that he and lawmakers will try to quickly solve the state's $21.3 billion deficit without taxes, gimmicks or much borrowing. The Republican governor told reporters after a prayer breakfast in the...