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The Sacramento Bee
Greater Sacramento business group launches ‘Competitiveness Council’Weare served as an economic adviser to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and cond
Greater Sacramento business group launches ‘Competitiveness Council’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 hours ago
Weare served as an economic adviser to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and conducted research for the San Francisco-based Public Policy Institute of California. Formed in 2014 with the support of a diverse group of regional business executives,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Newsom warns marijuana legalization in California no sure thingpeople attending the three-day conference. Newsom said that while polling has
Newsom warns marijuana legalization in California no sure thing
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
people attending the three-day conference. Newsom said that while polling has been strong in recent weeks, including a Public Policy Institute of California survey last month that found 60 percent support for legalization, there are rumors... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Newsom warns marijuana legalization in California no sure thingattending the three-day conference. Newsom said that while recent polling has
Newsom warns marijuana legalization in California no sure thing
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
attending the three-day conference. Newsom said that while recent polling has been strong in recent weeks, including a Public Policy Institute of California survey last month found 60 percent support for legalization, there are rumors every day... Read more
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Orange County Register
Has your thinking on pot changed?than you used to be? Are you more against it? Have your feelings one way or the
Has your thinking on pot changed?
Orange County Register / Posted 4 days ago
than you used to be? Are you more against it? Have your feelings one way or the other gotten more intense? A poll by the Public Policy Institute of California in May found 60 percent of likely voters answering “yes” when asked if they generally... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Momentum builds to reduce politics in redistrictingredistricting in California following the 2010 census as the result of a voter-
Momentum builds to reduce politics in redistricting
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 5 days ago
redistricting in California following the 2010 census as the result of a voter-approved initiative. The nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California found that the maps produced by the independent commission included six additional... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Voters deliver a markedly moderate messagehave long borne out the reality that most voters are in the middle of the polit
Voters deliver a markedly moderate message
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
have long borne out the reality that most voters are in the middle of the political spectrum. In a recent survey by the Public Policy Institute of California, nearly half (42 percent) of Californians described themselves as politically moderate;... Read more
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The Advertiser-Tribune
Can redistricting reform close the minority gap in capitols?redistricting in California following the 2010 census as the result of a voter-
Can redistricting reform close the minority gap in capitols?
The Advertiser-Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
redistricting in California following the 2010 census as the result of a voter-approved initiative. The nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California found that the maps produced by the independent commission included six additional... Read more
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Salon.com
Inside the donor network: Studies unravel the towering influence money has over politics — on the right and leftto increase turnout would be automatic voter registration and other mechanisms
Inside the donor network: Studies unravel the towering influence money has over politics — on the right and left
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
to increase turnout would be automatic voter registration and other mechanisms to make voting more easy. A new study by the Public Policy Institute of California finds that the state’s new automated voter registration law would increase the share of... Read more
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The Signal
Scott Wilk: Jailed felons shouldn’t votenearly all drug crimes including selling to minors, felony child abuse, along w
Scott Wilk: Jailed felons shouldn’t vote
The Signal / Posted 8 days ago
nearly all drug crimes including selling to minors, felony child abuse, along with over 500 other felony crimes. The Public Policy Institute of California reported in June 2014 an average daily jail population of about 80,000 people, which... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Oregonians should say 'no' to E-Verify initiativeall of those problems, E-Verify did decrease the illegal immigrant population i
Oregonians should say 'no' to E-Verify initiative
OregonLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
all of those problems, E-Verify did decrease the illegal immigrant population in those states somewhat. Economists at the Public Policy Institute of California estimate that E-Verify in Arizona decreased the number of illegal immigrants by 17... Read more
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The Chronicle-Telegram
'Minority gap' exists in statehouse; can redistricting reform solve it?redistricting in California following the 2010 census as the result of a voter-
'Minority gap' exists in statehouse; can redistricting reform solve it?
The Chronicle-Telegram / Posted 8 days ago
redistricting in California following the 2010 census as the result of a voter-approved initiative. The nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California found that the maps produced by the independent commission included six additional... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial Roundupcrises. Income inequality, an increasing issue across the country, is particula
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 8 days ago
crises. Income inequality, an increasing issue across the country, is particularly pronounced in California: a recent Public Policy Institute of California report noted that top incomes here are 40 percent higher than they were in 1980, while... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Can Redistricting Reform Close The Minority Gap In Capitols?redistricting in California following the 2010 census as the result of a voter-
Can Redistricting Reform Close The Minority Gap In Capitols?
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 8 days ago
redistricting in California following the 2010 census as the result of a voter-approved initiative. The nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California found that the maps produced by the independent commission included six additional... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Can redistricting reform close the minority gap in capitols?redistricting in California following the 2010 census as the result of a voter-
Can redistricting reform close the minority gap in capitols?
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 9 days ago
redistricting in California following the 2010 census as the result of a voter-approved initiative. The nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California found that the maps produced by the independent commission included six additional... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Can redistricting reform close the minority gap in capitols?redistricting in California following the 2010 census as the result of a voter-
Can redistricting reform close the minority gap in capitols?
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
redistricting in California following the 2010 census as the result of a voter-approved initiative. The nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California found that the maps produced by the independent commission included six additional... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Can redistricting reform close the minority gap in capitols?redistricting in California following the 2010 census as the result of a voter-
Can redistricting reform close the minority gap in capitols?
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
redistricting in California following the 2010 census as the result of a voter-approved initiative. The nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California found that the maps produced by the independent commission included six additional... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Can redistricting reform close the minority gap in capitols?redistricting in California following the 2010 census as the result of a voter-
Can redistricting reform close the minority gap in capitols?
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
redistricting in California following the 2010 census as the result of a voter-approved initiative. The nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California found that the maps produced by the independent commission included six additional... Read more
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Salon.com
Can redistricting reform close the minority gap in capitols?redistricting in California following the 2010 census as the result of a voter-
Can redistricting reform close the minority gap in capitols?
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
redistricting in California following the 2010 census as the result of a voter-approved initiative. The nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California found that the maps produced by the independent commission included six additional... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Can resdistricting reform close minority gaps in capitols?redistricting in California following the 2010 census as the result of a voter-
Can resdistricting reform close minority gaps in capitols?
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
redistricting in California following the 2010 census as the result of a voter-approved initiative. The nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California found the maps produced by the independent commission included six additional Assembly... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Police arrest armed man headed to L.A. gay pride paradebe the new normal,” said Daniel Swain, founder of the California Weather Blog a
Police arrest armed man headed to L.A. gay pride parade
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 days ago
be the new normal,” said Daniel Swain, founder of the California Weather Blog and a Stanford University climate scientist. Public Policy Institute of California Show must go on: The annual L.A. Pride Parade in West Hollywood took on a mournful... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
California moves to open exchange to people in US illegallycan participate. Health advocates say SB10 would make health care simpler and
California moves to open exchange to people in US illegally
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 14 days ago
can participate. Health advocates say SB10 would make health care simpler and more affordable for families of mixed immigration status. The Public Policy Institute of California estimates 2.7 million immigrants are living in California ille... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
California moves to open exchange to people in US illegallyadvocates say SB10 would make health care simpler and more affordable for famil
California moves to open exchange to people in US illegally
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 14 days ago
advocates say SB10 would make health care simpler and more affordable for families of mixed immigration status. The Public Policy Institute of California estimates 2.7 million immigrants are living in California illegally.O... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
California Moves To Open Exchange To People In US Illegallycan participate. Health advocates say SB10 would make health care simpler and
California Moves To Open Exchange To People In US Illegally
KPBS San Diego / Posted 14 days ago
can participate. Health advocates say SB10 would make health care simpler and more affordable for families of mixed immigration status. The Public Policy Institute of California estimates 2.7 million immigrants are living in California ille... Read more
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Payson Roundup
West struggling to cope with worsening water shortagebill this year, but the probability of passage remains low. Ellen Hanak, the d
West struggling to cope with worsening water shortage
Payson Roundup / Posted 14 days ago
bill this year, but the probability of passage remains low. Ellen Hanak, the director of the Water Policy Center at the Public Policy Institute of California, said the federal government can do more to address western drought and water... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Donald Trump's Dubious Drought Claims ExplainedMoyle added. So how is available water actually distributed in California? Bac
Donald Trump's Dubious Drought Claims Explained
The Huffington Post / Posted 15 days ago
Moyle added. So how is available water actually distributed in California? Back in July 2014, Mount and colleagues at the Public Policy Institute of California broke down water use in the state into three sectors: 50 percent environmental, 40... Read more
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The Signal
Special Report: Californians’ Attitudes More Favorable Toward Marijuana Legalizationdown this wall.” DemographicsToday, 55 percent of likely voters think that mar
Special Report: Californians’ Attitudes More Favorable Toward Marijuana Legalization
The Signal / Posted 16 days ago
down this wall.” DemographicsToday, 55 percent of likely voters think that marijuana should be legal, according to The Public Policy Institute of California. Support has increased 5 percent since 2010, the last time a similar initiative was on... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Clinton leads in California, declares herself Democratic nominee215,000 people along the way, according to his campaign’s figures. In recent we
Clinton leads in California, declares herself Democratic nominee
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
215,000 people along the way, according to his campaign’s figures. In recent weeks, three major state polls — Field, the Public Policy Institute of California and USC Dornsife / Los Angeles Times — showed the race as a statistical dead heat. And... Read more
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Orange County Register
California Senate race: Kamala Harris leads Loretta Sanchez in early returnsbacking and is known for her measured demeanor, Sanchez is expected to have the
California Senate race: Kamala Harris leads Loretta Sanchez in early returns
Orange County Register / Posted 17 days ago
backing and is known for her measured demeanor, Sanchez is expected to have the advantage among Latino voters, with a Public Policy Institute of California showing her with a 48 percent to 19 percent edge over Harris among that portion of the... Read more
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The Mercury News
El Niño rains fail to dampen drought-tolerant gardening trendcame on the heels of a major California drought from 1987 through 1992, said El
El Niño rains fail to dampen drought-tolerant gardening trend
The Mercury News / Posted 17 days ago
came on the heels of a major California drought from 1987 through 1992, said Ellen Hanak, a water expert at the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California. That push led to widespread use of low-flow showers and toilets, among other... Read more
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Orange County Register
Is income inequality shrinking?note that “income inequality” has stopped growing, at least as measured by one
Is income inequality shrinking?
Orange County Register / Posted 18 days ago
note that “income inequality” has stopped growing, at least as measured by one high-profile group. A recent report by the Public Policy Institute of California drew lots of attention to the wide difference in household incomes. For example, in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Major Libertarian Victory Coming In Novemberin 1996 when they approved Proposition 215. Despite the defeat of a 2010 legal
Major Libertarian Victory Coming In November
Zero Hedge / Posted 18 days ago
in 1996 when they approved Proposition 215. Despite the defeat of a 2010 legalization initiative, a poll last year by the Public Policy Institute of California found that 55% of likely voters in California favor full legalization. Newsom, who is... Read more
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Orange County Register
Drought could get worse this wintercan and should rely on groundwater during droughts, said Jeffrey Mount, a senio
Drought could get worse this winter
Orange County Register / Posted 19 days ago
can and should rely on groundwater during droughts, said Jeffrey Mount, a senior fellow at the Water Policy Center at the Public Policy Institute of California. But the amount of water withdrawn during the current drought has surpassed what can be... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
U.S. Senate candidates chat, dance their way toward Tuesday’s electionit’s really going to come down to who turns out.” “I am having a ball,” he add
U.S. Senate candidates chat, dance their way toward Tuesday’s election
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
it’s really going to come down to who turns out.” “I am having a ball,” he added. Eric McGhee, a researcher at the Public Policy Institute of California, has studied the top-two system since its passage in 2010, and cautioned not to... Read more
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NBC News
Opinion: Latino California and a Look Into the Nation's Futureat just about forty percent, and the largest eligible voting population at 28 p
Opinion: Latino California and a Look Into the Nation's Future
NBC News / Posted 20 days ago
at just about forty percent, and the largest eligible voting population at 28 percent. However, according to the Public Policy Institute of California Latinos make up only about 17 percent of those most likely to vote. It's better than... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump at campaign rally in San Jose calls for jailing Clintonbusinessman is scheduled to hold a rally in Redding on Friday. He might need t
Trump at campaign rally in San Jose calls for jailing Clinton
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
businessman is scheduled to hold a rally in Redding on Friday. He might need the extra visibility. A poll released by the Public Policy Institute of California last week found that Trump had the support of only about two-thirds of the state’s... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California’s primary vote could be decisive in Democratic contestmilestone in this strange presidential campaign, with Clinton and Sanders locke
California’s primary vote could be decisive in Democratic contest
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
milestone in this strange presidential campaign, with Clinton and Sanders locked in a too-close-to-call duel. Last week, a Public Policy Institute of California poll found that Clinton held an almost meaningless 46 percent to 44 percent lead over... Read more
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Breitbart
3rd Poll Shows Sanders in Dead Heat with Clinton, Down by 2increasing proportion of the state’s likely GOP electorate now say they have a
3rd Poll Shows Sanders in Dead Heat with Clinton, Down by 2
Breitbart / Posted 22 days ago
increasing proportion of the state’s likely GOP electorate now say they have a favorable opinion of Trump.” Last week, a Public Policy Institute of California poll showed Sanders trailing Clinton 46%-44% in California. On Wednesday, an NBC/Wall... Read more
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The Mercury News
Field Poll: Sanders-Clinton race going down to the wire in CaliforniaParty even if it doesn't determine its presidential nominee. In results that n
Field Poll: Sanders-Clinton race going down to the wire in California
The Mercury News / Posted 22 days ago
Party even if it doesn't determine its presidential nominee. In results that nearly duplicated the findings of a Public Policy Institute of California poll last week, Clinton was the top choice of 45 percent of likely Democratic voters... Read more
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ABC News
National Insecuritypolled at 49 percent and Sanders at 47 percent. These numbers are similar to th
National Insecurity
ABC News / Posted 22 days ago
polled at 49 percent and Sanders at 47 percent. These numbers are similar to those in a poll released last week from Public Policy Institute of California, which showed Clinton at 46 percent and Sanders at 44 percent, ABC’s NOAH FITZGEREL... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still winin the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling aver
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still win
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 23 days ago
in the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling average, but recent surveys vary widely. A Public Policy Institute of California poll has Clinton ahead by just 2 points, while a KABC/SurveyUSA survey that ended the... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still winin the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling aver
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still win
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 23 days ago
in the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling average, but recent surveys vary widely. A Public Policy Institute of California poll has Clinton ahead by just 2 points, while a KABC/SurveyUSA survey that ended the... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still winin the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling aver
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still win
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 23 days ago
in the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling average, but recent surveys vary widely. A Public Policy Institute of California poll has Clinton ahead by just 2 points, while a KABC/SurveyUSA survey that ended the... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still winin the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling aver
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still win
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 23 days ago
in the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling average, but recent surveys vary widely. A Public Policy Institute of California poll has Clinton ahead by just 2 points, while a KABC/SurveyUSA survey that ended the... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still winin the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling aver
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still win
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 23 days ago
in the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling average, but recent surveys vary widely. A Public Policy Institute of California poll has Clinton ahead by just 2 points, while a KABC/SurveyUSA survey that ended the... Read more
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11 News Houston
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still winin the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling aver
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still win
11 News Houston / Posted 23 days ago
in the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling average, but recent surveys vary widely. A Public Policy Institute of California poll has Clinton ahead by just 2 points, while a KABC/SurveyUSA survey that ended the... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still winin the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling aver
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still win
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 23 days ago
in the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling average, but recent surveys vary widely. A Public Policy Institute of California poll has Clinton ahead by just 2 points, while a KABC/SurveyUSA survey that ended the... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still winin the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling aver
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still win
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 23 days ago
in the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling average, but recent surveys vary widely. A Public Policy Institute of California poll has Clinton ahead by just 2 points, while a KABC/SurveyUSA survey that ended the... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still winin the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling aver
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still win
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 23 days ago
in the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling average, but recent surveys vary widely. A Public Policy Institute of California poll has Clinton ahead by just 2 points, while a KABC/SurveyUSA survey that ended the... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still winin the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling aver
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still win
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 23 days ago
in the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling average, but recent surveys vary widely. A Public Policy Institute of California poll has Clinton ahead by just 2 points, while a KABC/SurveyUSA survey that ended the... Read more
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USA Today
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still winin the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling aver
Former Bill Clinton pollster says Sanders — even Biden — could still win
USA Today / Posted 23 days ago
in the state by about 9 points, according to the RealClearPolitics rolling average, but recent surveys vary widely. A Public Policy Institute of California poll has Clinton ahead by just 2 points, while a KABC/SurveyUSA survey that ended the... Read more
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