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Former Iranian president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was a key figure in the foundation of the Islamic republic in 1979

Nazarian: Rafsanjani, Father of Iran’s Nuclear Program, Was No ‘Man of Peace’

Former Iranian ambassador to Germany, Seyed Hossein Mousavian, described former Iranian President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani as a “man of peace.” Between birthing Iran’s nuclear program, oppressing the freedom-craving Iranian people, and orchestrating international terrorist atrocities, Rafsanjani was anything but. Rafsanjani, who

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Bee: Moderate Democrats Hold the Balance in CA

Some Democrats in the California Assembly are bucking the leftist tide of their party by voting down or stopping bills cherished by those wishing to spend more and more money.

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California Voters Go to Extremes Despite Top-Two System

According to a new study released by the California Journal of Politics & Policy, Proposition 14, which was intended to entice voters toward more moderate positions by allowing the top two vote-getting candidates in the open primary to advance to a November run-off, has failed.

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Moderate Latino Republican Considers Run to Replace Boxer

Controversial Republican California Assemblymember Rocky Chavez has joined the ranks of those considering a run for United States Senate, filling the seat that liberal Democrat Barbara Boxer now holds, and from which she will be retiring in 2017. In a short