| Mar 5, 2015
| 11:35 AM
No lawmaker worked harder than Republican Devin Nunes to distance himself from the right flank of his party when it risked shutting down a crucial government agency this week to fight President Obama’s immigration policy.
In rebuking “a...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 3:05 PM
WASHINGTON California water legislation is starting to trickle across Capitol Hill.
One newly introduced bill would speed approval of Sites Reservoir in the Sacramento Valley. Another would help restore San Francisco Bay habitat. More targeted bills...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 1:50 PM
WASHINGTON Congressional Republicans and Democrats are working together to reach a rapid resolution of a labor dispute that's clogging West Coast ports.
With crop exports from regions like the Pacific Northwest and California's Central Valley...
| 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...
| 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 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...