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Inside Politics

National Media Attention Focusing on S.B.'s Campaign for Congress

National media attention focusing on Santa Barbara's campaign for Congress. Read story.

Mystery Props

A Voter's Guide to Two Low-Profile Measures on the June Ballot

A voter’s guide to two low-profile measures on the June ballot Read story.

Political Arithmetic

How New Data on Voters and Money Will Shape S.B.'s Hottest Political Races

How new data on voters and money will shape S.B.’s hottest political races. Read story.

Birth and Taxes

Maldonado Hit with IRS Beef as GOP Leaders Face Worst Case in Senate Race

Maldonado hit with IRS beef as GOP leaders face worst case in Senate race. Read story.

The Party's Over

Big Stir as Republican Rising Star Quits State GOP as Too Divisive

Big stir as Republican rising star quits state GOP as too divisive. Read story.

Parity, Not Party

New National Campaign for Gender Balance in Politics Comes to S.B.

New national campaign for gender balance in politics comes to S.B. Read story.

State of Play

Hard Times for Maldo, Moonbeam, and Marijuana Sales Alike

Hard times for Maldo, Moonbeam, and marijuana fans alike. Read story.

Long Game

Gingrich Says Wild GOP Race Will Come Down to California

Gingrich says the wild GOP race will come down to California. Read story.

Conventional Wisdom

Brown Ducks and Runs on Key Political Issue in Big Meet with Dems

Brown ducks and runs on key political issue in big meet with Dems. Read story.

Political Intelligence

A Roundup of Campaign Buzz from Santa Barbara, Sacramento, and Beyond

A roundup of campaign buzz from Santa Barbara, Sacramento, and beyond. Read story.

Newt Nixon

Gingrich Channels Tricky Dick in Campaign Appeals to Resentment

Gingrich channels Tricky Dick in campaign appeals to resentment. Read story.

None of Your Business

Why Questions About Romney's Private Investments Won't Go Away

Why questions about Romney's private investments won't go away. Read story.

Ransom Note

Brown Vows Full Schools Funding If He Gets His Way on Tax Hike

Brown vows full schools funding if he get his way on tax hike. Read story.

Warning: Thorny Road Ahead

A Look at the Key Factors Shaping a Tumultuous Political Year

A look at the key factors shaping a tumultuous political year. Read story.

Taxing Times

Brown's New Revenue Plan Will Present Big Choices for Voters in 2012

Brown's new revenue plan will present big choices for voters in 2012. Read story.

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