| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:24 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Twenty-eight of California's congressional representatives are throwing their weight behind state legislation that would make it harder to deport immigrants who are in the country illegally.
The representatives -- all Democrats,...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Much of what happens in Congress isn't about governing or setting policy, it's about creating campaign issues for the next election. That's because the No. 1 item on the legislative agenda is determining who'll get to set the legislative agenda.
| Oct 7, 2013
| 2:43 PM
WASHINGTON -- When it comes to the question of whether lawmakers should accept their pay during the federal government shutdown, California’s congressional delegation is, as usual, divided.
Some Democrats and Republicans are forgoing their...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 5:29 PM
WASHINGTON — Seven California Democrats broke with the majority of their party and President Obama on Friday to support Republican-sponsored legislation that would allow insurance companies to continue to offer health plans next year even if they...
| Oct 5, 2012
Redistricting of the state's congressional seats led to retirement announcements by two Southern California GOP stalwarts. Republicans will miss them. There's a good chance Democrats will as well, because even though they may not yet appreciate the fact,...
| Nov 4, 2012
President: Barack Obama. The president's accomplishments during his first four years — steadying the economy, rescuing the automobile industry and winning passage of measures to stimulate the economy, crack down on financial industry abuses and...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Congressional leaders are in California this week to help raise money for candidates in hot congressional races. The state is seen as a key to which party will control the House of Representatives next year....
| Aug 8, 2012
| 3:23 PM
Congressional hopefuls Julia Brownley, Alan Lowenthal and Scott Peters have been tapped for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's "Red to Blue" program. The program helps promising Democrats running in Republican-held districts....
| Sep 28, 2012
| 11:43 AM
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Friday launched a TV ad campaign to help Republicans in heated California congressional races. Several of the targeted contests are in Southern California....
| Oct 22, 2012
| 12:23 PM
Former President Bill Clinton will appear at a rally at UC Irvine Tuesday to endorse more Democratic congressional candidates. Earlier, Clinton weighed in on some Northern California races and backed Prop. 30, a governor-backed schools tax measure on...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 5:53 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown’s $6-billion-a-year tax initiative to rescue California schools and the state's finances appeared to squeak by with a victory....