| Dec 3, 2013
| 6:38 PM
WASHINGTON — After 21 days without eating, three protesters who want House Republicans to pass an immigration overhaul bill ended their fast Tuesday by sharing a loaf of bread and a cup of organic apple juice at the steps of the Capitol, but other...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The state's strategy of tapping $3.2 billion in federal money to begin construction of an ambitious bullet train project may be legally flawed and could put the state in financial jeopardy, key lawmakers say.
After recent legal rulings that bar the...
| Dec 24, 2013
| 7:03 PM
WASHINGTON — California's congressional delegation has entered the fierce jockeying among states to land a Boeing Co. manufacturing plant. But even with the promise of jobs, it can be tough to unify the fractured group of lawmakers.
| Jan 14, 2014
| 8:46 PM
California's bullet train project is facing a potential funding shortfall in April when funding agreements require the state to come up with $180 million to match federal grants, said Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock), the chairman of the House of...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 9:14 PM
The California bullet train agency is continuing to meet its financial obligations under federal grants that are providing $3.2 billion to the project, but the state has not indicated how it will pay $180 million in required matching funds by April 1, a...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 10:58 PM
WASHINGTON — Beleaguered and outnumbered, California Republicans think they may have found a crucial ally — drought.
Up and down the state's increasingly dry Central Valley, Republicans have pounded away at the argument that Democratic...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:13 PM
WASHINGTON -- California’s egg law has survived an effort in Congress to scramble it. This means that beginning next year, all eggs sold in California will have been laid by hens that had plenty of room to flap their wings.
Although it seems...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 10:40 PM
WASHINGTON — California's egg law survived a congressional effort to scramble it as key lawmakers from both parties announced an agreement Monday on a multiyear farm bill.
That means beginning next year, all eggs sold in California will have...
| 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.