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Jerry Brown Attends Rally In Support Of Proposition 30

What the passage of Prop 30 means for California

First we bring you an update on the passage of Proposition 30. It increases the income tax on wealthy Californians and temporarily raises the state sales tax
California Political Prodigy

Molly Munger on the failure of Proposition 38

Molly Munger joins Take Two to talk about the outcome of Prop 38 and what she thinks is next for California schools.
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election

70 percent of US Latinos voted for Barack Obama

More than 12 million Latinos voted and they broke overwhelmingly for President Obama: 71 percent voted for the incumbent compared to 27 percent for Romney. That's a forty-point difference.
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election
Latino voters played a crucial role in Colorado, helping President Obama carry the swing state as he did in 2008. However, it was still a close race in the state with 51 percent for Obama versus to 46 percent for Romney.
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election

California state election round up

In California state politics, it wasn't all about Proposition 30. The California ballot had 11 propositions, plus there were also local ballot measures and hotly-contested Congressional and mayoral races.
U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election

Analyzing the election results for California

Darry Sragow, partner of SNR Denton lawfirm and former chief campaign strategist for Democrats in the California State Assembly and Allan Hoffenblum, Republican political analyst join the show to analyze the election results for California.
Marvin Hamlisch Memorial Service - Outside Arrivals And Departures
Who were the winners and losers when it came to media coverage of the election? Joining us is Tim Goodman, TV critic at The Hollywood Reporter.
Anti-death penalty campaigners stage a d
Last night brought mixed news for California's criminal justice system. Voters approved Prop 36 to ease California's Three Strikes Law, but they failed to end the death penalty by rejecting Prop 34.
Democratic Senate Candidate Sen. Claire McCaskill Holds Election Night Gathering
The presidential race always gets top billing, but a third of the Senate and all members of the House were up for re-election yesterday, too. Lawmakers will be heading back to work with many of the same faces, and likely much of the same divisiveness.
U.S. Marijuana Enthusiasts Gather For Mass Pot-Smoking Celebration
Two Western states, Colorado and Washington, have become the first states to legalize recreational marijuana.
US President Barack Obama winks

The role of hindsight in the presidential election

President Barack Obama has won the race for the White House. Did you see that coming? As the saying goes, hindsight is always 20/20. Is there a way to catch ourselves from becoming know-it-alls after the fact?

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