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SCOTT WALKER DROPS OUT OF PRESIDENTIAL RACE

 

By Devoreo Bell

September 22, 2015 (San Diego’s East County)--Another GOP Republican candidate has dropped out dropped out of the running to become the next president.

Former Wisconsin Governor and Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker has confirmed he has indeed removed his name from the field to become president.


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FORMER AMBASSADOR JOHN BOLTON TO SPEAK AT CA REPUBLICAN CONVENTION AFTER SCOTT WALKER BACKS OUT

 

September 16, 2015 (Anaheim)--The California Republican Party announced that former Ambassador John Bolton would headline the CRP 2015 Fall Convention Saturday Dinner Banquet on September 19 at the Anaheim Marriott. Ambassador Bolton was chosen to replace Scott Walker at the Saturday Dinner Banquet when the Governor withdrew to focus his efforts on the early primary states.


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SENATOR ANDERSON DEFENDS ALEC AS THOUSANDS PROTEST OUTSIDE

 

 

 

 

 

  East County News Service

 

 

July 23, 2015 (San Diego ) – While thousands of people protested yesterday outside the American Legislative Exchange Council’s national convention in San Diego, State Senator Joel Anderson (R-San Diego), California chair of ALEC, told Times of San Diego that is “proud” to have San Diego post ALEC’s national convention where legislators exchange ideas, adding, “ALEC takes on difficult, complicated issues and takes on free market solutions.” (View video, top of story)

As for the thousands of protesters, he said derisively, “There’s a naysayer in every crowd,” adding that the protesters “don’t like the free market.” As for criticisms of secret dealings behind closed doors, Anderson retorted, “We can’t respond to every wack-job” and insisted the process is not secretive, as critics claim. Reporter Ken Stone with Times of San Diego pressed Anderson, pointing out that he had been denied access to cover some key sessions.

The protesters included a  prominent local business organization as well as labor, environmental, human rights and political reform organizations. They contend that secretive actions conducted behind closed doors by ALEC result in laws that hurt small businesses in America and weaken protections for workers, the environment, and civil rights.


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POLITICAL REFLECTIONS: ORGANIZED LABOR'S LAST-DITCH STAND

By Mark Gabrish Conlan

August 22, 2012 (San Diego) – Whoever you think won last June’s elections, there can be no doubt that organized labor was one of the biggest losers.


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