| Jun 29, 2015
| 6:38 PM
Like so many political events, the U.S. Supreme Court decision on Monday that upheld the right of independent citizen commissions to draw district lines inspired a different reaction in California than elsewhere in the nation.
Here, it was a victory for...
| Jun 25, 2015
| 1:35 PM
WASHINGTON House Republicans are swinging for the fences with an ambitious new, but familiar, California water bill introduced Thursday.
After whiffing last Congress when Democrats controlled the Senate, GOP lawmakers are hoping the political climate...
| Jun 25, 2015
| 3:21 PM
Republican members of California's congressional delegation are tackling drought relief again with a wide-ranging bill introduced Thursday that attempts to speed up new water storage projects and move more water through river pumps for farms and cities....
| Jun 17, 2015
| 2:05 PM
WASHINGTON California water bills continue to fill the Capitol Hill hopper, and now one comes with a new twist.
It's crowd-sourcing drought solutions, in a long-shot bid to break a congressional stalemate.
On Wednesday, House Democrats from Northern...
| Jun 10, 2015
| 1:50 PM
WASHINGTON A feverish White House trade pitch is relying on support from California Republicans, in a cross-party lobbying campaign that reaches beyond Capitol Hill.
With a showdown congressional vote fast approaching, the Obama administration's touch...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 12:15 AM
Hoping to inoculate themselves against challenges next year, most of California's vulnerable House members already are building campaign war chests.
Quarterly fundraising reports filed with the Federal Election Commission provided an early glimpse of...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Times change. Attitudes soften. People get to know each other and chill.
Twenty-one years ago, California voters decided overwhelmingly — 59% of them — to deny public services for immigrants who came here illegally. That included refusing to...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 2:47 PM
Together with more than 40 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) has again introduced a bipartisan resolution calling on President Obama to restore Armenian-Turkish relations and seek the Republic of Turkey’s...
| 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...
| 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 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...