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Feeling left out in the Golden State as presidential campaign heats up
Feeling left out in the Golden State as presidential campaign heats up

The New Year brings a great many revered traditions: fitness resolutions, "Auld Lang Syne," the descent of the crystal ball in Times Square. That list does not include, at least for most people, the onrush of the next presidential campaign. Even so, with the dawning of 2015, the race for the White House moves into full swing, meaning a steady parade of candidates trooping through Iowa and New Hampshire, with only the occasional side trip to the Bay Area and Los Angeles to raise money to fly back to resume campaigning in Iowa and New Hampshire. This pattern elicits no end of outrage and unhappiness in California, almost entirely among lawmakers and political activists who wish...

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