Ron Nehring

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This Democrat Is Giving Up on ObamaCare

The disastrous rollout of the Affordable Care Act was the catalyst for my party’s midterm thumping.<p>I grew up in a Democratic family. I have been a registered Democrat since age 18, a Democratic candidate for statewide office in Colorado and a party precinct captain in that caucus state. I’ve …

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'We Were Wrong': Commander in Charge of Training Iraqis Regrets U.S. Pullout

ERBIL, Iraq — Four years ago, when Lt. Gen. Michael Barbero was in charge of training Iraqi forces to hold their country together, he called them fearless and “absolutely reliable.”<p>But today, as Iraqi soldiers struggle against the ferocious militants of ISIS and the sting of humiliating defeat on …

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House, Senate to vote on Keystone XL pipeline

<i>This item updated at 10:55 p.m.</i><p>For the first time in the six-year fight over the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, both houses of Congress will hold a vote on the proposed project, giving each side in a Louisiana Senate election a chance to boost its candidate.<p>The two lawmakers locked in the …

North Carolina Heads The Best States For Business 2017

North Carolina has built one of the country’s strongest business climates over the past two decades, fueled by low business costs, incentives and a young, educated workforce, many of whom have been trained at the strong universities in the state and Research Triangle Park. Migration rates into the …

Gallup: GOP Congress More Popular Than Obama

Not soon after his media-enabled reelection, when President Obama’s poll numbers almost immediately began to crater, the media narrative shifted to …

Concealed gun ruling stands: Foes can’t fight loosening of California permit standards

A court ruling that dramatically loosened California’s restrictions on concealed firearms came closer to taking effect Wednesday, as an appeals court …

Obamacare Architect: Lack of Transparency Was Key Because ‘Stupidity Of The American Voter’ Would Have Killed Obamacare

Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber said that lack of transparency was a major part of getting Obamacare passed because “the stupidity of the …

25 years ago, Reagan brought down the Berlin Wall

Twenty five years ago today the Berlin Wall came down, and the man most responsible was Ronald Reagan.<p>Eric Honecker, the dictator of East Germany, …

Barbara Boxer, Dianne Feinstein shouldn't run again, majority of voters say

Although U.S. Sens.<p>Barbara BoxerandDianne Feinstein— two of California's most experienced political figures — remain popular, a majority of state voters say they should not run for reelection, according to a newUSCDornsife/Los Angeles Times poll.<p>As analysts speculate about whether the Democratic …

Bosnich Gave Peters Campaign Docs: Warrants

<i>Editor's note: On Nov. 23, 2015,</i> <i>Todd Bosnich was sentenced</i> <i>for obstructing justice after he admitted he created a phony email to make it appear DeMaio</i> …

House Dems deep in abyss

After a night of punishing losses, House Democrats are deeper in the minority than they’ve been in nearly 80 years — and party strategists say it could take years — possibly until after the next round of political map-drawing in the 2020s — to dig out of the hole.<p>With votes still being counted in …

Here’s What a Republican Takeover Looks Like

At the time of this writ­ing, Re­pub­lic­ans have picked up nine seats in the House, push­ing them to a mus­cu­lar 243-seat ma­jor­ity.<p>For House …

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GOP ran a hungry race; Dems clammed up

At the John L. Burton Democratic headquarters, California Democrats were partying like it was Election Night 2010, the year when Republicans won in …

San Bernardino County goes Republican

Although Democrats have the edge in San Bernardino County registration, Republicans ruled on Nov. 4, even going against statewide decisions.<p>For …

House Dems deep in abyss

After a night of punishing losses, House Democrats are deeper in the minority than they’ve been in nearly 80 years — and party strategists say it could take years — possibly until after the next round of political map-drawing in the 2020s — to dig out of the hole.<p>With votes still being counted in …

Inspector general: ‘Watching a Star Trek movie offered no professional development opportunities’

Lest there be any confusion, going to the movies during the work day — even if its plot is tangentially related to your work — does not count as billable hours.<p>In May 2013, a supervisor at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R …

California Faces Death by Pension

When the November election was still a long way off, Sacramento-area streets were already plastered with campaign signs for a little-noticed …

Chicago Unchained: Black Activists Slam Democrat Plantation

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Death of California GOP may be greatly exaggerated

In order to understand the status of the California Republican Party heading into the Nov. 4 election, let’s look back 36 years to the last time …

Behind the scenes of Chronicle’s election endorsements

The endorsements listed on the editorial page represent many hours of researching the issues and meeting with scores of candidates and advocates for and against ballot measures. It’s a fascinating, but not always exciting, process for the editorial board that began before Labor Day. Here are some …

What Are Republican Motivations in Voting Laws?

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made a startling pronouncement this week about why Republicans need to win the statehouses in key swing states this year that was almost certainly tied to his presidential ambitions.<p>At a U.S. Chamber of Commerce event Tuesday, Gov. Christie said that Republicans must …

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California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom Just Kind of Hangs Out At His Winery Now

Democratic California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom spends a lot of his copious free time at his winery.<p>Newsom, who is up for re-election but refuses to …

What’s Gavin Newsom afraid of?

Ron Nehring, the Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor, keeps challenging Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom to a debate. But Newsom won’t bite. What’s he afraid of?<p>Newsom somehow managed to juggle his many duties as LG while serving as a host for Current TV. So it can’t be that the job is too …

Ron Nehring’s quest for debate with Newsom darkens

Ron Nehring, former head of the California GOP and candidate for lieutenant governor, is resorting to some unorthodox overtures after Lt. Gov. Gavin …