April 18, 1986 |
The Assembly on Thursday approved a measure urging Californians to boycott wines made in France and Spain because the two countries refused to let American warplanes fly over their territories on the way to bomb Libya. On a day mostly devoted to foreign policy and election-year rhetoric, the lower house also approved, 59 to 4, a second measure supporting President Reagan's decision to order the air strike as a step against terrorism he said is spawned in the homeland of Col. Moammar Kadafi.
June 12, 1988
I was shocked to see myself characterized as "praising" Michael Dukakis in William Schneider's column "The Battle for California" (Opinion, June 5). My remarks to Schneider were in the vein of saying that Dukakis has potential appeal to Californians from his own false presentation of his Massachusetts record. He did not implement the tax cutting measure (Proposition 2 1/2) in any other sense than letting it take effect. He opposed the measure to begin with and proposed a variety of tax increases during his tenure as governor.
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February 14, 1986 |
Four of the leading Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate came to Irvine on Thursday to tell Orange County business executives why each candidate was best able to defeat Democratic Sen. Alan Cranston, who is seeking reelection in November. The forum, sponsored by the Industrial League of Orange County, was Rep. Bobbi Fiedler's first public appearance in the county since the Los Angeles County Grand Jury on Jan.
October 31, 1985 |
In Republican Party politics, there is what is known as the 11th Commandment. It prohibits one candidate for election from speaking ill of another. But like an ice cream cone, it doesn't last too long when things get hot. In the crowded GOP contest for the June, 1986, U.S. Senate primary, friction between two Silicon Valley candidates warmed things up considerably Wednesday. Assemblyman Robert W.
May 16, 1985 |
A new statewide poll of registered Republicans shows that if the 1986 U.S. Senate primary were held today, baseball Commissioner Peter V. Ueberroth would be the first choice--but not by the wide margin that has figured in much of the speculation about a Ueberroth candidacy. According to sources in several of the Senate campaigns, Ueberroth was the first choice of 15% of 314 Republicans interviewed in late April and early May by the California Poll, directed by Mervin Field of San Francisco.