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October 12, 2006
TV analyst on GOP payroll

Our item Wednesday about Rob Stutzman being retained by Channel 13 as a political analyst questioned the station's wisdom of using Gov. Schwarzenegger's former communications director as a nonpartisan commentator.

What we didn't know - until now - is that Stutzman is currently on the payroll of the California Republican Party. According to the California Secretary of State's campaign report, released Sept. 30, Stutzman has been paid $60,000 since April as a consultant.

Still, Channel 13 maintains Stutzman - who could not be reached for comment - is "middle of the road," according to CBS 13 boss Bruno Cohen. And the station apparently has no plans to retain a Democratic analyst.

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