Articles by Jeremy B. White Jan 21, 2022

What 2022 election? California Republicans grim on beating Newsom
Jeremy B. White

| Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images What 2022 election? California Republicans grim on beating Newsom Republican donors and fundraisers described a dearth of activity. “I haven’t even paid much attention to it," perennial California Republican donor Susan Groff said. That state of affairs has driven . . .

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Newsom denies parole of RFK assassin Sirhan Sirhan
Jeremy B. White

The Democratic governor said he had determined that Sirhan posed too great a threat to public safety, citing Sirhan's declining to accept responsibility for the crime or to renounce violence. | Rich Pedroncelli/AP Photo Newsom denies parole of RFK assassin Sirhan SirhanCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom h . . .

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House Intel’s next top Republican prepares a sharp turn from the Trump years
Jeremy B. White

Russia is an authoritarian regime that is seeking to impose its will upon a validly elected democracy in Ukraine. I’ve been sad to see [Nunes] sort of pull away.”Rep. Mike Turner speaks during a House Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Nov. 19, 2019. The group includes party leaders i . . .

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California intends to keep Super Bowl in Los Angeles
Jeremy B. White

SoFi Stadium, where Super Bowl LVI will be played, is pictured in Inglewood, Calif. | Ronald Martinez/Getty Images California intends to keep Super Bowl in Los AngelesCalifornia officials and the NFL said Wednesday they expect Los Angeles to host the Super Bowl as planned, despite surging coronaviru . . .

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Larry Elder will not run against Newsom in 2022
Jeremy B. White

In this July 13, 2021, photo, Larry Elder speaks to supporters during a campaign stop in Norwalk, Calif. | Marcio Jose Sanchez, File/AP Photo Larry Elder will not run against Newsom in 2022Republican talk show host Larry Elder announced Tuesday he will not challenge Gov. Gavin Newsom in 2022 after w . . .

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California’s new congressional map boosts Democrats
Jeremy B. White

Unlike in other states where legislatures draw new lines, California has a redistricting commission composed of five Democrats, five Republicans and four independents. "California’s 'independent' redistricting commission is producing wildly contorted congressional lines that rival the extreme gerrym . . .

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Rep. Alan Lowenthal won't seek reelection in 2022
Jeremy B. White

Rep. Alan Lowenthal speaks on the House of Representatives floor. | House Television via AP Rep. Alan Lowenthal won't seek reelection in 2022Rep. Alan Lowenthal will not run for reelection, adding to a generational changing of the guard in California politics. The Long Beach Democrat said in a state . . .

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Newsom survived the recall. Now he's ramping up attacks on red states.
Jeremy B. White

| Justin Sullivan/Getty Images California Newsom survived the recall. Now he's ramping up attacks on red states. Gavin Newsom is back with a progressive fury after defeating a conservative-led recall attempt in September. On the talk-show circuit last week, Newsom blasted red states for their Covid- . . .

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House GOP jockeys for top panel spots after Nunes exit
Jeremy B. White

“What I'm excited about is, we have a terrifically talented Ways and Means Republican team. Stewart, the third-most senior Republican on the committee after Turner and then Wenstrup, said he believes he is the “best qualified” for the role. Privately, Republicans are betting McCarthy doesn't make a . . .

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9th Circuit upholds California ban on high-capacity ammo magazines
Jeremy B. White

That stance drew the dissent of a trio of judges appointed by former President Donald Trump: Lawrence VanDyke, Ryan Nelson and Patrick Bumatay. The background: A 2016 law and a ballot initiative championed by Newsom, then California’s lieutenant governor, banned large-capacity magazines in an effort . . .

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