Republicans Block Emergency Zika Virus Funds As U.S. Mosquito Season LoomsWith hundreds of Zika virus cases already detected in the United States and American territories, Senate Democrats introduced emergency funding Monday after what they describe as significant push back from Republicans.
Poll: Trump Holds California GOP Lead By Attracting Schwarzenegger VotersThe businessman continues to hold a consistent lead, two months before the pivotal California primary, thanks to the same voters who elected Arnold Schwarzenegger governor.
Pelosi Slams House Republicans For Pushing 'Anti-Immigrant' AgendaCongresswoman Nancy Pelosi openly criticized a resolution brought forward by House Republicans on Thursday, St. Patrick's Day, that will authorize the Speaker of the House to file an "anti-immigrant" amicus brief in the Supreme Court.
GOP Candidates Discuss Kate Steinle's Death, Sanctuary City Policy In Thursday's DebateRepublicans running for president discussed the topic of sanctuary cities and the death of Pleasanton resident Kate Steinle as they faced off for the first debate of the 2016 election cycle.
GOP Could Suffer Fallout If Supreme Court Rules To Eliminate Obamacare For MillionsA Supreme Court ruling due in late June could wipe out health insurance for millions. Twenty-six of the 34 states that would be most affected by the ruling have Republican governors.
IRS Cutbacks Resulted In 8 Million Hang Ups On Callers This Tax SeasonThe IRS' overloaded phone system hung up on more than 8 million taxpayers this filing season as the agency cut millions of dollars from taxpayer services. The agency's budget has been cut by $1.2 billion since 2010.
Most Americans Now Support Same-Sex Marriage, Survey FindsIn the late 1980s, support for gay marriage was essentially unheard of in America. Just a quarter century later, it's now favored by clear majority of Americans.
Gov. Christie Tells GOP Convention Goers Republicans Shouldn’t Rush To Pick 2016 Presidential CandidateNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addressed about 500 lunch guests Saturday at the California Republican Party's convention in Sacramento.
Pelosi Trying To Stop GOP Push To Lower Nutritional Standards For School LunchesHouse Republicans are pushing to give schools a break from new school meal standards requiring more fruits and vegetables, and less fat, sodium and sugar. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says lowering those standards is "unacceptable."
Gov. Brown Agrees To 1 Debate With Kashkari; Republican Asked For 10California Gov. Jerry Brown has agreed to one debate with his Republican rival, Neel Kashkari, in the 2014 governor's race. The Republican candidate had asked to debate the incumbent 10 times.
Phil Matier: California’s Tea Party Candidate Resists GOP’s Slump This week the Tea Party took some hits nationally by losing several primary battles against the GOP establishment, but a California Tea Party Republican continues to lead as the Republican candidate for governor.
AG Candidate Wants Death Penalty For Corrupt Lawmakers Amid Leland Yee ScandalA Republican candidate for California attorney general said Friday that state lawmakers who are found guilty of crimes that endanger the lives of others should face the death penalty.