| 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 6, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown played down concerns Thursday about Republicans killing the state’s $68-billion bullet train, saying that “they’re going to join the chorus” in support of high-speed rail once construction around Fresno and...
| May 28, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Veterans Affairs officials came in for a bipartisan tongue-lashing Wednesday night from the House Veterans' Affairs Committee, with lawmakers accusing the VA of "stonewalling" requests for documents pertinent to the investigation into long wait times...
| May 29, 2014
| 10:36 AM
As a growing number of lawmakers from both parties call for the resignation of Secretary of Veterans Affairs Eric K. Shinseki, the retired general's fate is likely to be tied to his next meeting with President Obama, which could come as early as Friday....
| Jun 2, 2014
| 4:52 PM
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Monday called on the Department of Veterans Affairs to immediately review wait times for appointments at VA facilities in California, citing reports of veterans facing waits of up to 90 days at Los Angeles and Long...
| May 23, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Not only have House Republican leaders ditched a comprehensive immigration overhaul from the Senate, now they are even blocking a more modest effort from one of their own.
House GOP leaders have refused to allow a vote on legislation from Republican...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:41 PM
The doorbell rang at a spacious tract home on a quiet cul-de-sac near Cal State Bakersfield. Rep. Kevin McCarthy's wife, Judy, hushed the barking Australian shepherd inside and opened the door with a smile.
The post-mortems on House Majority Leader Eric...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 5:55 PM
WASHINGTON — Congress this year will deal with a host of profound issues: A confrontation over raising the nation's debt limit. Budget battles that will determine whether more cuts are made in government services. And the most ambitious attempt to...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:36 PM
State Sen. Mimi Walters announced more endorsements this week in her campaign for the 45th Congressional District. The election is set for next June.
Walters, whose 37th District includes Costa Mesa, Newport Beach and portions of Huntington Beach and...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Jeff Denham is not one of the Republican members of Congress most seriously threatened in 2014. The Modesto-area representative isn’t even the most threatened Republican in California.
But a liberal group working on behalf of President Obama and...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:13 PM
WASHINGTON — California House Republicans on Wednesday split over a measure to end the government shutdown and lift the U.S. borrowing authority, highlighting divisions within GOP ranks over the strategy for reining in federal spending.