The Speaker’s Heavy Hand

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*+-Dick Price & Sharon Kyle: Speaker John Perez and Assemblymember Anthony Portantino have disagreed again. This time the disagreement could result in Portantino’s staff being furloughed.

Marcy Winograd Kicks Off Congressional Race

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*+-Marcy Winograd is kicking off her congressional campaign on Monday, May 11th, at 4 PM, at the VENICE PIER (Washington Blvd. and Ocean Front Walk/Boardwalk). Park on Washington Blvd., a side-street, or in the pier parking lot ($5.00). For those who want to avoid parking fees, meet up at 3:30 pm sharp with members of […]

Newsom’s Shaky Political Future

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*+-Since winning election in 2003, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has been a rising political star. His landmark support for gay marriage, followed by the California Supreme Court’s endorsing it as a “fundamental right,” left Newsom the candidate to beat in the 2010 Governor’s race. But Prop 8’s victory lent a double blow to Newsom: […]