Elections 2016

Capitol Alert

Jerry Brown says U.S. can’t ‘go rogue’ on climate change, while lawmakers blast Donald Trump

Gov. Jerry Brown, unveiling his nominee for attorney general, Rep. Xavier Becerra, on Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, was cautious in his remarks about President-elect Donald Trump on issues including climate change, immigration and health care. Brown’s pragmatic positioning contrasted with his Democratic colleagues, some of whom promised to counter Trump and the GOP-controlled Congress every step of the way.

Elections 2016

Trump voters say they’re doing fine but government is lying about economy’s health

There’s a disconnect between economic data suggesting a good and growing economy, and a groundswell of voters who think those numbers are rigged. Interviews with several dozen voters in Western Pennsylvania who support Republican Donald Trump reveal a deeply held distrust of government statistics and programs, a fear that their own relative prosperity is threatened and the strong sense that change is critical in the White House.

Capitol Alert

Jerry Brown’s election successes preserve streak, set him up for 2018

Jerry Brown has been largely successful when it comes to supporting or opposing ballot measures. In the Nov. 8 election, he beat back the threat of Proposition 53, which would have complicated his Delta tunnels and high-speed rail project, and helped passed his Proposition 57 measure to empower the parole board to grant early releases for inmates whose crimes the state considers nonviolent.

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Videos

UC Davis med students voice Trump fears

UC Davis medical students and doctors discuss their personal and professional fears for health care under a Donald Trump presidency. They're especially worried Trump will get rid of Obamacare, officially called the Affordable Care Act.
Claudia Buck The Sacramento Bee
UC Davis med students voice Trump fears 2:06

UC Davis med students voice Trump fears

Fans react to Kanye West's praise of President-elect Donald Trump 2:09

Fans react to Kanye West's praise of President-elect Donald Trump

Anti-Trump protest outside State Capitol 0:26

Anti-Trump protest outside State Capitol

Gregg Popovich elaborates on his comments about President-elect Donald Trump 5:45

Gregg Popovich elaborates on his comments about President-elect Donald Trump