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First Take: Poll shows anger at Congress. Water bond in limbo. To tax or not to tax?

July 15, 2010 |  7:57 am

George Skelton says voters view Meg Whitman's voting record and Jerry Brown's age as liabilities.

A New Field Poll shows Californians have some of that voter anger directed at their Congressional incumbents.

Some environmental groups are trying now to keep the $11-billion water bond on the November ballot in hopes voters will reject it.

As oil continues to spill into the Gulf of Mexico, the politics may have shifted on plans to tax oil production in California.

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-- Anthony York in Sacramento