New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gets an important national political platform, as he's chosen chairman of the Republican Governors Association
If Democrat Matt Dababneh hangs on, Democrats once again will have a two-thirds supermajority in the Assembly. If Republican Susan Shelley wins, Democrats will lose a seat but could still reclaim the supermajority Dec. 3, when three Democrats are running in a special election in the the 54th Assembly District.
Deputy District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert leveled the charge at a candidates forum Tuesday night against California Deputy Attorney General Maggy Krell, who denied the allegation.
The three candidates running in the June primary to replace Jan Scully as Sacramento’s district attorney are scheduled to appear alongside each other at a forum tonight in south Sacramento.
The fight to raise the minimum wage caught a big wave of momentum this week as President Barack Obama endorsed a pay increase after voters pledged support in two key elections.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed a handful of bills designed to promote government transparency and vetoed one that would have required more training for people who manage finances for political campaigns.
A San Joaquin Valley native who became the first Latina chief of staff to a U.S. senator has now set her eyes on the House of Representatives, as she embarks on a high-profile challenge to freshman Rep. David Valadao, R-Hanford.
Assemblywoman Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, cruised to victory Tuesday in a special election.
Two well-known candidates have emerged for the City Council seat representing the Pocket/Greenhaven and Valley Hi neighborhoods.
Confusing and inconsistent direction from the California Secretary of State's Office has led the state to inefficiently spend millions of federal dollars earmarked to improve voting systems, according to a state audit released Thursday.
A ballot measure proposed by former California legislator Steve Peace would attempt to eliminate partisan primaries during the state's presidential elections by cutting off public funding.
Michele Bachmann was an "accidental politician," and it all began on April Fool's Day. On April 1, 2000, the 2012 Republican White House hopeful — then a "middle American mom," as she wrote in her recent memoir — made a fateful, spur-of-the moment decision that changed her life.
At 19, Jon Huntsman arrived in Taiwan for a two-year gig as a missionary for the Mormon church. He didn't receive a warm reception. The Taiwanese government was furious at the United States for re-establishing diplomatic ties with China, and the people whom Huntsman was there to recruit to his faith weren't much happier.
Mitt Romney: flexible pragmatist, or a politically soulless flip-flopper too eager to please? Add this shifting nuance on health to position changes or tweaks on abortion, the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy on gays, and a host of other issues, and Romney has a reputation as someone without a strong political core, an opportunistic flip-flopper who adjusts his stands as majority opinion shifts.