Ratings Change: California's 36th District
After Democrat Raul Ruiz defeated GOP Rep. Mary Bono Mack in California's 36th District in 2012, Republican insiders immediately put this district toward the top of their target list.
She Was For Adelson Before She Was Against Him
Two months ago, former Rep. Mary Bono "announced she would be heading up the Coalition for Consumer and Online Protection, the outfit erected to fight Sheldon Adelson's proposed poker ban," according to Ralston Reports .
This day in history: Mary Bono's Congressional term
On this date in 1998, Mary Bono won a special election to serve the rest of her husband's Congressional term.
The governor and gaming
Governor C. L. "Butch" Otter may have to decide down the road one of these days whether to go with his libertarian free market instincts or pay the piper that has orchestrated so much gaming money for his re-election effort.
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Gary Jeandron For CA -Assembly
The beautiful Los Compadres Ranch in Palm Springs was the setting for a fundraising event complete with barbecue for Gary Jeandron, who is running for State Assembly.
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Major GOP donor tests his influence in push to ban online gambling
A push by casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson to outlaw online gambling has ignited a bitter civil war in the gambling industry, dividing one of Washington's most powerful interest groups and posing a major test of the Republican megadonor's political clout.
OBAMACARE: Raul Ruiz urged extension of March 31 deadline
Count Rep. Raul Ruiz among those who are happy with the Obama administration's decision to extend the Affordable Care Act's open enrollment deadline past Monday, March 31 for those who had trouble enrolling.
State Senate: Morrell wins election to succeed Emmerson
Republican Assemblyman Mike Morrell, who won a special election in the 23rd Senate District, poses for a photo with with wife Joanie and son Matt at the Royal Falconer in Redlands on Tuesday, March 25. Bolstered by name recognition, a huge money advantage and unified support from the local Republican establishment, Assemblyman Mike Morrell easily ... (more)
Republican donor's attack on online gambling shadows talk of 2016
Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson became a major player in Republican politics in the 2012 elections, when he spent more than $90 million in an unsuccessful effort to oust Democratic President Barack Obama.
Adelson finds allies in gambling crusade
Legislation to ban online gambling that was written with the help of lobbyists for Republican super-donor Sheldon Adelson will soon be introduced in Congress.