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California Justices Reject Law Requiring Trump Tax Returns

LOS ANGELES — President Donald Trump does not have to disclose his tax returns to appear as a candidate on California’s primary ballot next spring, a unanimous state Supreme Court ruled Thursday. “This additional requirement ... is in conflict with the Cons...
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Conservatives Clap Back Against California in Court — Twice

It was a busy Tuesday for GOP-affiliated courtroom battles against the state of California. In the morning, conservatives sued the state claiming it was failing to “ensure that non-citizens are never placed on the voter rolls.” In the afternoon, they scored...

California Defends Tax Return Law After Setback

SACRAMENTO — California's elections chief says he believes a state law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns is constitutional despite a legal setback. A federal judge in Sacramento ...
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Walters: Striking With a Hot Iron

The old adage of “strike while the iron is hot” is especially applicable to politics. Something that might be politically impossible at one moment may succeed when circumstances change if advocates for that something move fast enough. Dan Walters...
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Newsom Signs Tax-Returns Law Aimed at Trump

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law Tuesday requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns to appear on the state's primary ballot, a move aimed squarely at Republican President Donald T...

Top House Democrat’s Subpeonas Demand Trump Tax Returns

WASHINGTON — A top House Democrat on Friday issued subpoenas for six years of President Donald Trump's tax returns, giving Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig a deadline of next Friday to deliver them. Ways and Means Commit...