| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Missouri Atty. Gen. Chris Koster filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Fresno on Monday, challenging a California law that requires the living conditions of egg-laying hens to include enough room for the animals to spread their wings.
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Coincidence or not, Ted Cruz’s appearances in Iowa this weekend come as Texas’ tea party senator and his wife appeared to be trying to humanize the potential 2016 presidential candidate, who is both loved and hated, even among Republicans, for...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Sen. Ted Cruz was in Iowa last weekend to hunt pheasant and activists. He found both.
He didn't fire into anyone's face (Dick Cheney), wear freshly pressed camouflage (John Kerry) or boast of shooting varmints (Mitt Romney). He had his own shotgun...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:33 PM
WASHINGTON -- For Rep. Gary Miller and voters in his Inland Empire district, this is just the beginning: A television ad began airing Thursday in the Republican’s district seeking to ratchet up pressure on him to support a pathway to citizenship for...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 8:24 PM
WASHINGTON — Earlier this year, as House Republicans began considering changes to the nation's immigration laws after their party's defeat in the presidential election, they were given a list of do's and don'ts that updated GOP thinking on the...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:35 AM
WASHINGTON – House Speaker John A. Boehner condemned what he called “deeply offensive” comments from one of his Republican colleagues, Rep. Steve King, who recently suggested that most young immigrants in the country illegally were...
| 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...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 9:37 AM
UPDATED: Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will be making the Sunday morning rounds to talk about the government shutdown.
Lew will be on CBS' "Face the Nation," NBC's "Meet the Press," CNN's "State of the Union" and "Fox News Sunday."
The other guests:...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:26 PM
WASHINGTON — On the first day of the federal government shutdown, Republican leaders shucked their jackets, sat at a conference table and faced empty chairs — and cameras — to show that Democrats wouldn't negotiate.
With the shutdown...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 9:00 AM
"I am not a member of any organized political party," the humorist Will Rogers said. "I am a Democrat."
Even Will Rogers would be shocked at the disjointed and self-destructive congressional Republican Party of today. By forcing a government shutdown...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Somewhere Ronald Reagan is weeping. He knows that the Grand Old Party has declined into Goofy Oddball Poobahs who pop up with regularity on television.
Republicans want something in the government shutdown, but they don't seem to know what. Their...