Politics & Government

Dan Walters

Obamacare repeal would hit California’s Republican districts hardest

When Donald Trump becomes president, Republicans plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare. It could either drive 3.8 million poor Californians off the Medi-Cal rolls or force the state to cough up more than $15 billion a year to replace federal funds. It would harm Republican-represented counties the hardest.

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Jerry Brown on climate change: 'I think Washington will come around'

Gov. Jerry Brown said he will continue to press his signature issue of addressing climate change at a press conference on Dec. 5, 2016, contending it will be difficult for the U.S. to “go rogue” on the topic with Donald Trump as president, particularly with China and European leaders bolstering their responses.
Hector Amezcua The Sacramento Bee
Jerry Brown on climate change: 'I think Washington will come around' 0:53

Jerry Brown on climate change: 'I think Washington will come around'

Anthony Rendon challenges Trump on immigrants: 'This is our day one' 0:44

Anthony Rendon challenges Trump on immigrants: 'This is our day one'

Kevin de Leon: California won't 'regress back to the politics of scapegoating'
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Kevin de Leon: California won't 'regress back to the politics of scapegoating'

Jerry Brown says he has to be cautious in state worker contract deals 0:45

Jerry Brown says he has to be cautious in state worker contract deals