Dan Schnur

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Name: Dan Schnur
First reported Aug 31 2014 - Updated Aug 31 2014 - 1 reports

Bipartisanship rules this year in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO -- Maybe Californians should start calling their Legislature the anti-Congress.The legislative session that ended in the wee hours of Saturday morning proved to be one of the most bipartisan and productive in years.Lawmakers struck bipartisan ... [Published San Jose Mercury News - Aug 31 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Sacramento: Debate over plastic bag ban takes a weird but familiar turn

SACRAMENTO -- Several days before this weekend's deadline to complete their work, legislators received a letter from what appeared to be a Latino advocacy group urging them to vote against one of the year's most contentious bills.Familias Latinas de California ... [Published Inside Bay Area - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

L.A.'s Mayor, Jay Z and Live Nation's Alliance Draws Criticism Over Potential Conflicts

This story first appeared in the Sept. 12 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.Revelers at Jay Z 's Labor Day weekend  Made in America festival might wonder how such a major music event in the center of downtown Los Angeles came together in only a ... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Dems, Republicans come together to strike out ALS

Photo courtesy of ATVNDirector of the Jesse M. Unruh Institue of Politics, Dan Schnur, center, performs the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” with USC College Republicans president, Jennifer Ann Massey, left, and USC College Democrats president, Alec White, ... [Published Daily Trojan - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Billionaire's climate change ads leave fact-checkers cold

Bay Area billionaire Tom Steyer's blitz against candidates who are soft on climate change is underway in seven states, but some prominent fact-checking groups say he's emitting enough hot air to melt a few glaciers.Negative reviews from watchdogs like ... [Published Oakland Tribune - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Perry charges mar presidential potential

Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s indictment makes him the third potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate accused of abusing the power of his office, complicating the party’s search to find someone to take on Democrat Hillary Clinton, if she runs.Perry, ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Will voters' eyes glaze over at this race?

SACRAMENTO When voters think of a secretary of state, they think of a globe-trotting national figure. But when it comes to California’s secretary of state, most voters probably have little idea what that office-holder does. Even those who run for this ... [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 2 reports

Palin Urged To Lead Third Party, But Despite Dysfunction No New Force Is Likely In Washington

NEW YORK -- On Tuesday conservative activist and commentator Steve Baldwin penned an article for the right-leaning website Barbwire calling for the emergence of a third political party in the US, one made up of religious and fiscal conservatives that ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Poll: How Much Money Should Congress Approve for the Border Crisis?

More than $3.7 billion: 13%The $3.7 billion President Obama requested: 69%Less than $3.7 billion: 18%None: 0% "$3.7 billion will fly out the door, and there will be an almost immediate need for more. He should ask for $5 billion." "They want him to take ... [Published National Journal - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

California’s party-switchers miss the vote

California politicians who’ve abandoned the Republican Party haven’t fared well in recent elections.Even in a one-party state like California, voters don’t trust politicians who experience a convenient political conversion. At the state and local level, ... [Published U-T San Diego - Jul 25 2014]
First reported May 28 2014 - Updated May 28 2014 - 1 reports

Schnur: How to Clean Up Sacramento

What do you do when a crime wave hits the State Capitol? What do you do when three California State Senators are arrested, indicted or convicted of felony offenses in the first three months of the year? If you are State Senate Pro Tem Darrell ... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 28 2014]
First reported May 02 2014 - Updated May 02 2014 - 1 reports

Chronicle recommends: Dan Schnur for secretary of state

As California's chief elections officer, the secretary of state must be demonstrably committed to defending fair play, to promoting transparency and civic engagement - and savvy enough in the mores of politics to quickly spot when those goals are being ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - May 02 2014]

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But what was really remarkable about the session was "how quickly both the legislature and the electorate moved past the scandals that we saw at the capitol just months ago" said Dan Schnur, who directs USC's Unruh Institute of Politics
"it would be a lot more difficult for them to stand on the floor, tell the truth and say, 'i can't vote for this bill because i don't want a lot of money spent against me in my next reelection campaign,'" Schnur said
...Even if no laws were broken, the appearances are absolutely horrible," said Dan Schnur, director of the USC Jesse M Unruh Institute of Politics. "it's hard to interpret what aquino said in any other way than that he wanted to fix the bid process before it even got started."

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Bipartisanship rules this year in Sacramento [Published San Jose Mercury News - Aug 31 2014]
L.A.'s Mayor, Jay Z and Live Nation's Alliance ... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Aug 28 2014]
Sacramento: Debate over plastic bag ban takes a... [Published Inside Bay Area - Aug 28 2014]
Calls grow for wider inquiry into bidding on L.... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 27 2014]
Dems, Republicans come together to strike out ALS [Published Daily Trojan - Aug 26 2014]
Billionaire's climate change ads leave fact-che... [Published Oakland Tribune - Aug 22 2014]
Perry charges mar presidential potential [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 17 2014]
Will voters' eyes glaze over at this race? [Published U-T San Diego - Aug 15 2014]
Palin Urged To Lead Third Party, But Despite Dy... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 06 2014]
Palin Urged To Lead Third Party, But Despite Dy... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 06 2014]
Poll: How Much Money Should Congress Approve fo... [Published National Journal - Jul 25 2014]
Poll: Does Passing a Border Spending Bill Help ... [Published National Journal - Jul 25 2014]
California’s party-switchers miss the vote [Published U-T San Diego - Jul 25 2014]
Padilla's Weak Showing Provides Window for GOP ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 07 2014]
Indicted, Inactive Leland Yee Finishes Strong T... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 04 2014]
Republican Elan Carr Wins in 'Safely Democratic... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 04 2014]
Republican Pete Peterson, Democrat Alex Padilla... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 04 2014]
How California’s new primary system hopes to le... [Published PBS - Jun 02 2014]
Schnur: How to Clean Up Sacramento [Published Breitbart Feed - May 28 2014]
Democrat, Republican Candidates Increasingly Av... [Published Breitbart Feed - May 16 2014]
The Jungle Primary [Published Swampland - May 15 2014]
Pulling aside the curtain at candidate interviews [Published San Francisco Chronicle - May 10 2014]
The Wrong Candidates For the Right Reasons [Published Calitics - Front Page - May 05 2014]
Chronicle recommends: Dan Schnur for secretary ... [Published San Francisco Chronicle - May 02 2014]
CA SoS Candidate Slams Dark Money in Animated V... [Published The BRAD BLOG - Apr 29 2014]
The Candidates Agree: Debra Bowen Isn't Doing H... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 24 2014]
Yee Remains on Secretary of State Ballot--in Fi... [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 23 2014]
Sacramento Press Club Excludes Green Party's CA... [Published The BRAD BLOG - Apr 21 2014]
California Dems Worried Their Corruption Scanda... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 27 2014]
Leland Yee Arrested in SF Chinese Gang Investig... [Published Calitics - Front Page - Mar 26 2014]
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Padilla's Weak Showing Provides Window for GOP ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 07 2014]
While there are still hundreds of thousands of late absentee and provisional ballots left to be counted before the final certification of last Thursday’s primary election, there aren’t enough votes left to change the fact that Democrat state Senator ...
Indicted, Inactive Leland Yee Finishes Strong T... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 04 2014]
Indicted state Sen. Leland Yee looks to finish a relatively strong third in the race for California Secretary of State, despite the fact that he dropped out of the race months ago, according to the Los Angeles Times election results tracker . Republican ...
Republican Elan Carr Wins in 'Safely Democratic... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 04 2014]
California's 33rd District is rated "safely Democrat" by Rothenberg Political Report/Roll Call and has been represented by Democrat Rep. Henry Waxman for 40 years. Republican Elan Carr just won the 33rd District primary. Carr and Democratic state ...
Republican Pete Peterson, Democrat Alex Padilla... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 04 2014]
With 82.5% of precincts reporting, Republican Pete Peterson and Democrat Alex Padilla are locked in a neck-and-neck battle in the California Secretary of State race, although both will ultimately move on to the general election in November, according ...
Schnur: How to Clean Up Sacramento [Published Breitbart Feed - May 28 2014]
What do you do when a crime wave hits the State Capitol? What do you do when three California State Senators are arrested, indicted or convicted of felony offenses in the first three months of the year? If you are State Senate Pro Tem Darrell ...
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