California Rep. Loretta Sanchez has missed more votes since July than any other House member running for the Senate. She faces fellow Democrat Kamala Harris, California’s attorney general, in November in the runoff to replace the retiring Barbara Boxer in the U.S. Senate.
A new Field/IGS Poll finds solid early support for a fall initiative to extend higher income taxes on high earners while a separate proposal to boost state taxes on tobacco is clinging to a majority. Gov. Jerry Brown’s criminal justice initiative leads early.
The measure forbids drivers from “holding and operating” their devices for any reason, though it does include an exception for functions that require limited motion as long as the phone is mounted on the windshield or dashboard of the car.
Contrary to Donald Trump’s characterization of the North American Free Trade Agreement as “the worst trade deal maybe ever,” the trade pact with Canada and Mexico has been a success when measured by increased commerce across the three nations.
Hillary Clinton loses ground in the debate with Donald Trump. Four of 21 North Carolina voters interviewed in a focus group by McClatchy and The Charlotte Observer had been considering supporting her, but after the debate they move into the undecided camp or lean toward other candidates.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump came to their first debate armed with a full arsenal of facts, provocations and precooked one-liners. She tried to show her middle-class sensibilities; he went on the attack on her political career.
In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a "racist lie" about President Barack Obama. Businessman Trump repeatedly cast Clinton as a "typical politician" as he sought to capitalize on Americans' frustration with Washington.
The formal endorsement puts the nurses on the side of the California Medical Association and at odds with the California Hospital Association, which opposes the Proposition 64 legalization proposal on the Nov. 8 ballot.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton went to head-to-head in the first presidential debate at Hofstra University in New York on Monday. They discussed jobs, racial divisions and national security with many personal jabs thrown in between. The debate, moderated by NBC anchor Lester Holt, is the first in a series of three scheduled ahead of election day.
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