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Poll: California Voters Want More Climate Change Regulation

California Democrats are triggering nationwide criticism, and even ridicule, for passing aggressive laws and regulations on climate change. But a new poll reveals they are giving most Californians exactly what they want.


Protesters Angry Sen. Dianne Feinstein Isn’t Holding Town Halls

Demonstrators protested Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) Friday outside of her appearance at the Public Policy Institute of California Friday in San Francisco, to complain about her decision not to hold town hall meetings during the week’s congressional recess.

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Bernie Sanders Catches Hillary Clinton in New California Poll

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has reached a statistical dead heat with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the latest poll — a stunning surge that threatens to snatch the California primary away from her even if she clinches the nomination June 7.


Report: California to Fall Short One Million Graduates

The leftist Public Policy Institute of California (PPI) cites its own survey to suggest that the state fork over more money to help reduce the cost of a college education for students and dumb down standards for acceptance in the UC and CSU systems, as the number of college graduates is declining considerably.

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Poll: Even Liberal California Favors Keystone XL Pipeline

Majorities of the 1,706 adults surveyed favor President Obama, like Obamacare, support amnesty, favor high taxes, and say government should redistribute wealth. Yet a 54% of Californians–and 44% of Democrats–say that the Keystone XL pipeline should be built, contrary to Obama’s veto.