| Dec 11, 2014
| 7:20 PM
WASHINGTON California lawmakers' failure to pass water legislation this Congress raises questions about strategy, tactics and the ability to learn from falling short.
It also sets the stage for next year, when the whole anti-drought drama returns for...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 2:05 PM
WASHINGTON Legislation addressing California's drought reached an inconclusive high-water mark Tuesday, passing the House on a largely party line vote before trickling off to a bleak fate in the Senate.
While the Republican-controlled House approved...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:50 PM
WASHINGTON House Republicans who have scrambled all year to complete a California water bill throw a Hail Mary pass Tuesday, with legislation that ha s drawn a presidential veto threat and resistance from the state's two senators.
Hatched without full-...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The Republican challengers who nearly upset two veteran Democratic congressmen in California during the Nov. 4 elections ran short on money for their campaigns and got little or no help from their party, reports filed this week showed.
Rep. Jim Costa...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 1:03 AM
Buffeted by lackluster turnout and President Obama's sagging ratings, three of California's first-term Democrats were locked in congressional contests too close to call Tuesday night. But a fourth Democratic freshman, Rep. Raul Ruiz of Palm Desert,...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 8:54 PM
SAN DIEGO — After GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari wrapped up his pitch to about two dozen young conservatives on the patio of a wing-and-beer joint, attorney Kerry Schlossberg had a question.
The 29-year-old said she found the...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Candidates in some of California's hardest-fought congressional races continue to raise cash for campaigns that are costing millions, reports filed Thursday showed.
Campaign finance reports, covering the period from Oct. 1-15, were due at the Federal...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:20 PM
Incumbents have out-raised challengers in at least three hot congressional races in California, reports filed tonight with the Federal Election Commission show.
Rep. Scott Peters (D-San Diego) reported raising a total of $3.391 million for his campaign....
| Oct 15, 2014
| 1:56 PM
The White House will be displaying the Armenian Orphan Rug, also known as the Ghazir Rug, as part of an exhibit at the White House Visitors Center from Nov. 18 to 23, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced on Wednesday.
The exhibit – titled...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Both major political parties and groups of their deep-pocketed supporters are playing big in the handful of fiercely fought congressional races in California this year.
With Republicans widely expected to keep — even add to — their House...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 6:18 PM
As races for House seats heat up in the closing weeks before the Nov. 4 elections, some big political stars from both major parties are lending their names in California contests.
On Monday, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), a former GOP nominee for...