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  1. Voter turnout low in San Gabriel Valley, Whittier area electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Pasadena Star-News

    ... a Fellow of demographics and elections at the Rose Institute of State and Local Government at Claremont McKenna College. “People are generally happy with their local governments, so that discourages voting,” he added. “There's ...

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  2. Twentynine Palms - DesertTWENTY-Nine Palms: Tribea s former attorney sentenced in kickbacks schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Press-Enterprise

    ... Judge Michael Fitzgerald on Feb. 24, in Los Angeles. David Alan Heslop, of Templeton, a former Claremont McKenna College professor who founded the Rose Institute of State and Local Government, was sentenced last year to 21 months in federal prison ...

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  3. Redmond High grad Harrington set for NCAA Division III Men's Basketball TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Redmond Reporter

    Jason Harrington, Redmond High School graduating class of 2012, will be the starting forward for Claremont McKenna College in the first round of the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Tournament. The Stags will play Texas Lutheran on Friday in Marshall, Texas.

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  4. Guest Contribution: "Analyzing Recent Trends in the U.S. Wealth Distribution"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Econbrowser

    Today we are fortunate to present a guest contribution written by Ricardo T. Fernholz , Assistant Professor of Economics at Claremont McKenna College. Recent trends in income and wealth inequality have drawn much attention from both academics and the general public.

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  5. NGM Announces Expansion Of Management TeamRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | BioSpace

    ... Columbia University School of Law, an M.LITT. from the University of St. Andrews and a B.A. from Claremont McKenna College. "NGM's validated, biology-driven drug discovery approach, world-class R&D organization and strategic collaborations have laid ...

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  6. DHS funding fight gives voice to Republicans' growing pragmatist fringeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... "Rockefeller Republicans" of yesteryear, says John Pitney, a congressional expert and professor at Claremont McKenna College in California. Speaking of the GOP freshmen, he says, "These are definitely in the mainstream of the Republican Party, but ...

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  7. Penn's first PAC forms out of Penn Ready for HillaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Daily Pennsylvanian

    ... PAC is rare, but not completely unprecedented. Earlier this year, for instance, a senior at Claremont McKenna College created a PAC named Millennials for Jeb, which is fundraising for Jeb Bush to run in 2016. However, Philadelphia Students for ...

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  8. Poll: Half of California voters say state is headed in the right directionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Inside Bay Area

    ... state government is good news about state government," said Jack Pitney, a political expert at Claremont McKenna College. Republicans are still stewing over Prop. 30, which temporarily increased the sales tax and raised taxes on top earners, and ...

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  9. Metrolink train crash: why rail safety remains elusiveRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... and railroads have too many grade crossings," says Jack Pitney, a professor of government at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, Calif. California, he notes, has just embarked on a multi-year, multibillion-dollar bullet train whose funding will ...

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  10. Former Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa opts out of Senate bidRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Cybercast News Service

    ... contest between Villaraigosa and Harris. Jack Pitney, a political science professor at Claremont McKenna College, said the mayor probably understood that Harris would be hard to defeat. "Villaraigosa is politically savvy," Pitney said. "One of his ...

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  11. Kerry Bianchi Joins Collective as Chief Operating OfficerRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | PRWeb

    ... one of Brand Innovators Top 50 Women in Branding and Marketing. She holds a Bachelor's degree from Claremont McKenna College. "Marketers are looking for partners who can help navigate and unify the complex multi-channel advertising ecosystem. I am ...

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  12. New football coach has strong connections to CHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Claremont Courier

    ... took their first national title. Over the years he has coached at the University of La Verne and Claremont McKenna College and served as the freshman coach at CHS. Both of his sons, Joshua who graduated in 2000, and Jonathan in 2007, played football ...

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  13. Why Millennials Should Start Super PACs, According to One Jeb Bush-Loving MillennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | National Journal

    ... an easy mailing list sign-up and contribution page. Between classes at Southern California's Claremont McKenna College, Agnew told National Journal that he thinks the political organizations-more often used by players fully entrenched in the ...

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  14. Millennials for Jeb PAC Registers to Boost Bush CandidacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | News Max

    A new super PAC, Millennials for Jeb , has been organized to build support among young voters for the 2016 candidacy of the former Florida governor. According to The Washington Post , 21-year-old Lucas Agnew from Claremont McKenna College in Southern California launched the initiative after a visit by the Ready for Hillary bus to his campus.

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  15. Millennials for Jeb PAC Registers to Boost Bush CandidacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | News Max

    A new super PAC, Millenials for Jeb , has been organized to build support among young voters for the 2016 candidacy of the former Florida governor. According to The Washington Post , 21-year-old Lucas Agnew from Claremont McKenna College in Southern California launched the initiative after a visit by the Ready for Hillary bus to his campus.

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  16. This Exists: - Millennials for Jeb' PACRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Breitbart.com

    Working without a budget and hoping to self-fund through donations, Claremont McKenna College student, Lucas Agnew, 21, Googled how to start a PAC . According to the Washington Post, he's "filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to start Millennials for Jeb, a new super PAC that aims to excite young voters about expected presidential candidacy of the former Florida governor."

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  17. Millennials for Jeb tries to catch up with Ready for HillaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Washington Post

    It was visit by the Ready for Hillary bus last year to the campus of Claremont McKenna College in Southern California that got Lucas Agnew thinking - Republicans of his generation needed to start getting organized. So last month, Agnew filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission to start Millennials for Jeb , a new super PAC that aims to excite young voters about expected presidential candidacy of the former Florida governor.

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  18. Republicans hail court ruling on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | USA Today

    ... declare victory and pull out (of the funding battle)," said Jack Pitney, a political scientist at Claremont McKenna College in California. "Others, however, will see it as an opportunity to declare war and press ahead harder than ever. The question ...

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  19. Government slows 'without grease of bribes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | South China Morning Post

    ... will happen." Minxin Pei, director of the Keck Centre for International and Strategic Studies at Claremont McKenna College, said officials were engaged in a form of non-cooperation, of passive resistance to President Xi's efforts to overhaul the ...

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  20. War Powers Vote Puts Senate's Presidential Hopefuls in BoxRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Bloomberg

    ... support Obama and find the whole operation goes badly," said John Pitney, a political scientist at Claremont McKenna College in California. "That's what happened to Democrats in the wake of the Iraq war, and Barack Obama used that issue effectively ...

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