Tag: Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Jerry Brown to Leave Office With $13.5 Billion Rainy Day Fund

California Gov. Jerry Brown has submitted his May revised 2018-2019 budget, which indicates he will leave office in January with the maximum $13.5 billion rainy-day fund. Brown, a liberal Democrat, has complained that no politician should face the type of

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Pushing a Centrist GOP in the Age of Trump

LOS ANGELES — The year was 1990 and Republican U.S. Sen. Pete Wilson claimed his first term as California governor, replacing another Republican, George Deukmejian. Two years earlier, California voters helped send George H.W. Bush to the White House with a 3.6-point win over Democrat Michael Dukakis.

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FLEISCHMAN: CA GOP Has Fared Poorly in ‘Jungle Primary’ Era

Over the past few weeks, leading into the California Republican Party’s convention in Orange County this weekend, there have been mailings supporting the argument that the “top two” or “jungle primary” system created by Proposition 14 in 2010 is a good idea.

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Nolte: Hollywood Reboots ‘The Terminator’ … for the Third Freakin’ Time

From what I am able to glean from the various reports, the news is this: James Cameron, who exited the franchise after dropping the mic with 1991’s Terminator 2: Judgment Day, is back. Not as director, as a producer who will oversee a writers room charged with dreaming up a brand new Terminator trilogy.

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CA Republican Deputy Leader Quits to Protest Cap-and-Trade

Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez (R-Lake Elsinore), who had served as the deputy to Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes (R-Yucca Valley), resigned her leadership post on Thursday in protest against Mayes’ vote for Governor Jerry Brown’s “cap-and-trade” extension bill.

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Schwarzenegger Praises CA Republican Leader for Backing Cap-and-Trade

Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger praised Republican State Assembly Leader Chad Mayes (R-Yucca Valley) on Tuesday, after Mayes led a handful of Republicans to cross party lines and vote to extend the state’s controversial cap-and-trade program.

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Hollywood Loves Climate Change Taxes; Public, Not So Much

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger teamed up at a CAA Foundation event this week to praise California’s Climate Change taxes that the public hates.

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Schwarzenegger: You Can Have Four Hummers and Still Save the Planet

Arnold Schwarzenegger has four Hummers and likes nothing better than getting up at 5am to ride his Harley Davidson to the beach for breakfast. Yet “The Terminator” star insists that should not stop him being an environmental evangelist.

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Joy Reid: Donald Trump Is the ‘Baggage-in-Chief’

Saturday on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” host Joy Reid discussed actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger quitting NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice” because people are “boycotting” the show, citing “baggage” due to President Donald Trump’s name still being associated with it. Reid said the