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Placer County Republican Party forges Nov. 4 election slate

LOOMIS – A Placer County Republican Party endorsing convention gave GOP support Saturday to a slate of candidates in local-government elections Nov. 4. The list includes cit ...

Another View: GOP puzzler: Who’s party’s ‘next guy?’

The party of the next guy has no next guy. For more than two generations, the Republican presidential nominating process has had an immutable internal logic to it: The next guy i ...

Reader Input: GOP exploits public fears

The evolution or devolution of the Republican Party over the past 20 years: Never underestimate fear as a driving force in America politics. In the 1990s, the religious right ros ...

Reader Input: GOP became ‘party of no’

The Republican Party has become irrelevant since hooking up with the tea party. Republicans have painted themselves into a corner where all they can do to campaign is dredge up rei ...

Reader Input: McClintock challenger a blank slate

Regarding your article “McClintock challenged from within GOP ranks,” (Journal, March 13) to compare Congressman Tom McClintock’s challenger to the demise of Bay ...

Reader Input: Demagogues wrong again

The extreme right wing of the Republican Party is repeating its mistakes of the last election, a sad state of affairs for the other 300 million people (give or take) among us. Th ...

Another View: Unity, persuasion are the keys to success for GOP

When I was first elected to the San Juan Capistrano City Council, I thought that all I had to do at council meetings was to complain about everything that was wrong with the city a ...

NOON HOUR UPDATE: Sen. Gaines talks health care in Auburn; Former city councilman dies; Auburn Recreation District holds auction and life-saving CPR story

WHAT WE’RE WORKING ON: The issue of health care will be the topic today as state Sen. Ted Gaines speaks to a Republican group in Auburn. Reporter Gus Thomson will be at the t ...

Reader Input: GOP’s oath harms nation

On Jan. 20, 2009 (inauguration night), 15 rulers of the Republican Party met in an upscale Washington restaurant and took a “blood oath” to oppose everything (proposed ...

Reader Input: Republicans not party of compassion

As millions of Americans sit down for Thanksgiving dinner, let’s not forget about the Republican war on the poor. Some 3.5 million Americans will have less on their plates th ...