The Wednesday decision in Sacramento Superior Court ends a month-long legal fight between Porsche Middleton and the Citrus Heights City Clerk’s Office over whether Middleton should be designated a planning commissioner on the November ballot.
Liberal billionaire Tom Steyer is teaming up with the powerful California Federation of Labor and several local partners on a multimillion dollar get-out-the-vote operation in the state’s most competitive congressional districts.
Going into 2018 midterms, voters will be torn between a hatred for Trump and a concern that Democrats will over-regulate the country. And nowhere is that tension more evident than in California’s 45th District.
Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox has called the killing of Mollie Tibbetts by a Mexican national a crime that “shouldn’t have happened,” while Democrat Gavin Newsom says Cox and other Republicans are “exploiting” her death.
Andrew Grant, the Republican nominee for California’s 7th Congressional District, visited the Muslim Community of Folsom on Sunday. Shortly after he posted a photo with two community center leaders, the backlash came.
Democrats running for Congress in California are turning against the state’s gas tax increase, a sign of the measure’s unpopularity with voters but also a tactic for demonstrating their independence from party leaders.
“Farmer” is a popular ballot description among those representing the San Joaquin Valley, used by Republican Reps. Jeff Denham, David Valadao and Devin Nunes and Democratic Rep. Jim Costa. Democrat groups want to force Denham and Nunes to take that description off the ballot.
Central Valley Democrats seeking House seats have drawn major financial support from Silicon Valley and San Francisco, helping them keep pace with Republican incumbents, who can attract big checks from political action committees and other special interests.
Affordable housing. Universal heath care. State-funded preschool. Democrat Gavin Newsom has an ambitious agenda if he’s elected California governor this November. But can the state afford all the expensive programs?
California Sen. Dianne Feinstein is approaching the confirmation process for U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh all wrong, according to state Sen. Kevin de León, her opponent in this fall’s Senate race.
The California Fair Political Practices Commission has spent much of the 2018 election year focused on internal issues — with members altering their own pay, power structure and arguing at public meetings.
Red to Blue California PAC is launching a six-figure ad campaign attacking Republican Rep. Tom McClintock for his position on wildfire-related spending, a crucial issue in the heavily forested 4th District.