Democratic Challenger’s Lead Grows For Northern California House SeatDemocrat Ami Bera has increased his lead slightly over Republican Rep. Dan Lungren in their still-undecided race for a Sacramento-area congressional seat.
Phil Matier: Conservative Congressman Pushes To Tear Down Hetch HetchySacramento County Congressman Dan Lungren wants to do away with the dam that holds back Hetch Hetchy Reservoir. Lungren, a Republican, said that he wants to give the world a "second Yosemite Valley.”
NorCal Lawmakers Respond To Debt PlanThe debt plan's details are minimal at this point, but it would add to the nation's debt limit in a two-part package, while slicing $1 trillion in federal spending over the next decade.
NorCal Lawmakers Decry Federal ShutdownCalifornia Representatives on both sides of the aisle acknowledge that a federal government shutdown will have an impact on state residents, though they continue to argue about the budget, preventing its passage.
CA Congressman Lungren: Focus on Jobs