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July 16, 2013 12:56 PM How California Stopped Being a Red State

Andrew Sullivan has a helpful round up of the current debate about whether the GOP can attain electoral success in the face of increasing population diversity by “doubling down” on white voters. The experience of California suggests that such a...

By Keith Humphreys

June 12, 2013 9:03 AM How California Primaries Work Now

Remember how California switched to a top-two nomination system in 2012, ostensibly to lessen the role of parties? Well, as detailed here previously, the parties responded to that system by endorsing candidates prior to the primary, conveying to voters who...

By Seth Masket

July 23, 2012 8:54 AM San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station to Remain Shuttered

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued its final report investigating two units at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, a nuclear power plant located on the Pacific coast of California, which have been shut down since January 2012 after...

By Tina Gerhardt

December 20, 2011 11:00 AM North Korea, East Germany, . . . California

Andrew Sullivan passes on this amusing line from James Pethokoukis: We’ve had some eye-opening natural economic experiments: North and South Korea. East and West Germany. California and Texas. Enough is enough. I don’t quite see the parallel here. I’ve heard...

By Andrew Gelman

November 28, 2011 11:15 AM Occupy UC

Today the Berkeley faculty will have a special meeting to consider several resolutions condemning the police behavior at the Nov. 9 Occupy Cal demonstration, and another resolution that says in part: Therefore be it Resolved that the Berkeley Division of...

By Michael O'Hare