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  • CA: GOP divided over Schwarzenegger's speech in Indian Wells

    09/09/2007 6:30:28 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 37 replies · 454+ views
    Riverside Press-Enterprise ^ | 9/8/07 | Michelle DeArmond
    INDIAN WELLS - Gov. Schwarzenegger's clout among diehard Republicans took a hit this weekend, potentially weakening his power in Sacramento with GOP lawmakers already leery of his agenda, activists and legislators said Saturday. Schwarzenegger, who always has been more moderate than the party's rank-and-file members, rankled members when he called for a move to the political center Friday at the California Republican Party convention. The controversial pitch left some Republicans irritated and frustrated with him Saturday, hinting that Schwarzenegger's level of influence in state government may suffer. "I think it was a real eye opener" for party activists, said Jon...
  • CA: Deputy snapped protest pictures - (Two officers, infiltrate anti-Bush demonstrators)

    04/26/2006 8:55:46 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 61 replies · 2,231+ views
    Reuters on Yahoo ^ | 4/26/06 | Michael Fisher
    As dozens of anti-war demonstrators heckled President Bush outside an Indian Wells resort last weekend, a plainclothes Riverside County sheriff's deputy and another man moved through the crowd, the deputy waving a protest sign as the two snapped digital photographs of the demonstrators. Riverside County Sheriff Bob Doyle said that the U.S. Secret Service asked that members of his department's intelligence unit monitor the protest. Any photos taken Saturday of the protesters were snapped "under the auspices of the Secret Service," Doyle said. But Eric Zahren, a spokesman for the Secret Service in Washington, D.C., said the agency did not...
  • Remarks by the President at Republican National Committee reception (Indian Wells, California)

    04/23/2006 7:56:27 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 2 replies · 428+ views
    Toscana Country Club Indian Wells, California 6:05 P.M. PDT THE PRESIDENT: Please be seated. Thanks for coming. The lesson of the 1994 fundraiser is, I should have had a better chairman. (Laughter.) I want to thank you all for coming. I really appreciate your support for the Republican Party. We're the party that is the party of ideas, a party of optimism, and a party of people who know how to solve problems, which is exactly what we're doing. I, first, wish Laura were here. She's not, of course. About four people go through the photo-op line indicated that they...