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Why L.A. Could Host Dems In 2020 (And Why It Shouldn't)

by Bill Whalenvia Real Clear Politics
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

For decades now, America’s two political parties have approached their national conventions with a Realtor’s mindset: “location, location, location.” But with all due respect to Sam Cooke, voters don’t know much geography -- or seem to factor it into their decisions.

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Area 45: The 2018 Election – A Second Quarter Update

interview with Douglas Riversvia Area 45
Friday, May 25, 2018

Doug Rivers explains what current survey data suggests about the political fortunes of President Trump and the upcoming elections.

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What's Wrong With The Democratic Party? Just Look At California

by Bill Whalenvia The Hill
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Opinions differ on the cure to what ails Democratic electoral prospects two years from now, assuming their 2020 opponent is President Trump.

In the News

Media Favor California Solar Mandate That Will Cost $10K Per Home

quoting Lee Ohanianvia News Busters, Media Research Center
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

California is king when it comes to environmental regulations, but the latest decision to mandate solar panels comes at a high price. For homeowners.

Analysis and Commentary

Where Are The Mavericks In Race For California Governor?

by Bill Whalenvia Sacramento Bee
Thursday, May 17, 2018

Like Oliver Twist (“Please, sir, I want more”), I crave the gruel that is a California gubernatorial debate.

In the News

New Data Show California Kids’ Math Achievement Took A Nosedive After Common Core

featuring Williamson M. Eversvia The Federalist
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

By 2014, California was the top state in the nation in eighth-grade algebra enrollment. That was the year Common Core went into place. It erased all those gains almost immediately, shows a new Hoover Institution analysis.

Interviews

Richard Epstein - Seattle Condemns Success: 2 of 2

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Part 2: Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Senseless In Seattle."

Interviews

Richard Epstein - Seattle Condemns Success: 1 of 2

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Part 1: Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "Senseless In Seattle."

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Meditation On A Trip To The DMV

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Tuesday, May 15, 2018

I arrived at the DMV yesterday at 9 AM. My number came up at 5:45 -- you have to wait anxiously all day as you have 10 seconds to respond to your number. At 6:05, 10 hours after arrival. I was informed it was too late to take my written test so I would have to come back.

Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California
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Little Drama, But Odd Plots, In Calif. Race For Governor

by Bill Whalenvia Real Clear Politics
Thursday, May 10, 2018

This is the week things got serious in California. June primary absentee ballots (in California parlance, “vote by mail”) arrived in homes across the Golden State, just days after the official voter information guide. Though the actual vote isn’t for another four Tuesdays, political ads now flood the local airwaves.

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