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Ahead of GOP debate, NextGen Climate uses Ronald Reagan clip to push on climate change

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NextGen Climate, the San Francisco-based environmental organization dedicated to putting climate change at the forefront of American politics, has released a new digital ad featuring footage of Ronald Reagan as a way to prod Republicans to begin addressing climate change. The ad, called “Common Sense,” featuring the former president addressing Congress and the nation in his 1986 State of the Union Speech. “Preservation of our environment is not a liberal or conservative challenge, but it’s common sense,” Reagan says. The video then…

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In op-ed, Jeb Bush links his tax reform package to California’s iconic Prop 13

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With the second Republican Party presidential debate taking place this week at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, we’re hearing more references than ever by the GOP candidates to the the nation’s 40th president, who remains as powerful an iconic figure as anyone in Republican politics. That certainly includes Jeb Bush, whose op-ed in today’s Orange County Register is titled, “A Reagan-inspired tax reform plan.” He begins the piece by celebrating the fact that the debate (to be televised by CNN at 8 p.m.…

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Mitch Perry Report for 9.11.15 — Bobby Jindal’s moment

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So the field is set for the two GOP debates scheduled for next Wednesday night in Simi Valley — and they’re the exact same lineups as were displayed in Cleveland last month, with two exceptions. One is that Carly Florina, who became the darling of the media following her impressive debate performance in the “Happy Hour” debate last month, has been able to squeeze into the prime-time matchup on CNN, though her poll numbers have remained stagnant, topping out at 3…

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Expensive ad space almost sold out for debate

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Get in your bids fast. CNN said Friday that only one commercial slot is still available for its coverage of the Sept. 16 debate between top Republican presidential contenders, and it’s expected to draw top dollar. The trade publication Advertising Age reported this week that CNN is asking for up to $200,000 for a 30-second ad during the debate, a price comparable to slots in popular entertainment shows on the broadcast networks. CNN would not discuss its ad prices. On…

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