If you listen to the radio, you’ve probably heard a new ad from cigarette companies Phillip Morris and R.J. Reynolds that makes strong claims about a November ballot measure to increase tobacco taxes by $2. Following is the text of the ad and an analysis to sort fact from fiction.
Voter registration among California Latinos surged this year, amid outrage over some of Donald Trump’s comments on the campaign trail, but does that mean the Democrats can count on a tsunami of Latino votes in the November general election? Maybe not.
If it’s true that we are judged by the company we keep, then what are voters to say about Ami Bera and Scott Jones, who are competing for Sacramento’s 7th Congressional District? Yikes? OMG? Is there a Green Party candidate in the house?
Rep. Ami Bera says Scott Jones has a “total disregard ... for the women that work for him” after repeated charges by the Sacramento County sheriff that Bera knew of his father’s admitted election fraud.
The campaign against Gov. Jerry Brown’s ballot measure to make certain nonviolent felons eligible for early release is distributing sportslike trading cards with photographs of prisoners under the headline, “Meet your new neighbor.” The cards paint an extreme case.
City Councilwoman Angelique Ashby challenged Sacramento’s political establishment when she ran for mayor against former state Senate leader Darrell Steinberg, a candidate with far more money and widespread political support. She said she doesn’t regret running, and hopes Sacramento voters will give her another chance in the future. For now, though, she will be working alongside Steinberg on the council.
Donald Trump’s campaign blasted Hillary Clinton Thursday after McClatchy reported that there is no evidence that she or her top aides completed ethics training when they started at the State Department as required by federal law.
Joseph Schmitz, named as one of five foreign policy advisers by Donald Trump’s campaign in March, is accused of bragging when he was Defense Department inspector general a decade ago that he pushed out Jewish employees. Schmitz said the allegations are false and the person who has accused him has lied before.
As Hillary Clinton faces continued criticism for her staff’s questionable actions at the State Department, there is no evidence that she and her top aides completed ethics training as required by federal law.
Proponents of a ballot measure to increase tobacco taxes by $2 are airing a TV ad explaining why the American Cancer Society, Cancer Action Network, American Lung Association and American Academy of Pediatrics support Proposition 56.
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Yes on 56 campaign argues for higher cigarette tax
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