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CA120: A 3-legged stool and figuring out our general election

A 2019 political rally in San Diego for U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. (Photo: John Hancock, via Shutterstock)

Watching analyses of this coming election can be a bit like watching a tennis match. The lead in many races – from US Senate contests to local competitive house and legislative districts, has seemingly volleyed back and forth for months. If it all seems less stable than past elections, that’s not just your perception – it really is.

Podcast

BIG week at SCOTUS – with Professor Courtney Joslin

CAPITOL WEEKLY PODCAST: Last week’s Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v Wade and allowing states to set their own abortion rules is nothing short of an earthquake in American life. Constitutional Law Professor Courtney Joslin joins us to talk about the Dobbs decision itself, the implications of the decision and Justice Thomas’ comments that other decisions, including Obergefell, legalizing Gay Marriage, may also need to be reconsidered.

Opinion

Reproductive rights, access could be limited by Prop. 23

A march for women's rights on San Francisco's Market Street. (Photo: Sundry Photography, via Shutterstock)

It’s deeply concerning that a health care labor union in one of the most progressive, pro-choice states in the nation is pushing a ballot measure that could provide new ammunition to anti-abortion zealots in their quest to eliminate a woman’s right to choose.

News

Brown vetoes hospital merger bill

As a deadline loomed, Gov. Brown struck down legislation to grant state Attorney General Kamala Harris more authority over nonprofit hospital mergers. The attorney general — a position he once held — already has sufficient authority, he said Monday in his veto message.

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A grim GOP ponders sparse registration, donors’ doubts

The California Republican Party isn’t dead but there sure are plenty of tubes connected to life support.

 

That’s pretty much the Number One topic of the November election post mortem: A post mortem on the Golden State’s Grand Old Party.

 

“Can the party be restored as a viable organization that effectively does what

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