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Fact-check: DCCC claim on Denham's role in Trump hotel deal false

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| A new TV ad by a Democratic campaign committee describes Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Turlock, as Donald Trump’s "Man in Washington DC." We wanted to know whether the claim that Denham "helped broker" the hotel deal for Trump was true.

Prop 65 and 67: California voters will decide fate of plastic bags

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Plastic bag manufacturers have placed Propositions 67 and 65 on November's ballot in hopes of keeping their product in the nation's largest market.

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Trump supporters plan to monitor polls in SoCal

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Donald Trump's claims of a "rigged" election is prompting his supporters to plan to monitor polls on election day. Voting rights groups are also on alert.

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Prop 59: Voters face rare advisory measure on campaigns

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Voters will see a measure on the ballot that would direct elected officials to do what they can to overturn the campaign financing ruling called Citizens United.

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Cities prepare to take the driver’s seat in marijuana trade

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Proposition 64 would give local governments a lot of control over recreational marijuana. Already, cities are taking very different approaches on how to proceed if the measure passes.

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Tobacco industry misleads in Prop 56 'doctor advertisement'

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Opponents of Proposition 56, California’s proposed tobacco tax increase, have raised more than $66 million. Nearly all of that money has come from the tobacco industry and much of it has been spent on television ads criticizing the initiative.

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Proposition 61 gives California mandate to lower drug prices, not tools

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Supporters of Proposition 61 call it an opportunity to fight back against skyrocketing drug prices. But outside experts are skeptical it would work as promised.

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$9B bond measure pits school needs against fiscal worries

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Prop 51, a bond measure that would raise billions for school construction, has developers lined up against opponents who include Gov. Jerry Brown.

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