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.
Rand Paul Slams Obama, Others Over Spying During UC Berkeley VisitRepublican Sen. Rand Paul's criticisms of President Barack Obama and other government leaders over recent surveillance disclosures were warmly received on Wednesday at the University of California, Berkeley.
GOP Gubernatorial Hopeful: Time To Change 'Old, Rich, White Guys' BrandWhile California Republicans came together over the weekend for their biannual convention in solidarity with intentions to unseat Gov. Jerry Brown, the GOP front-runners represent a wide gap within the party.
California GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Compares Obama To Hitler On Gun ControlA Republican candidate for California governor is comparing President Barack Obama's gun control policies with those of dictators such as Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin and North Korea's Kim Jong Il.
Phil Matier: Tom Steyer’s Big-Dollar Democracy Phil Matier looks at the shift in politics on both sides of the aisle where large amounts of money are coming in from individuals with very specific agendas, but asks— is this Democracy?
Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.
Former Bailout Boss Weighs Run For California GovernorNeel Kashkari, the son of Indian immigrants, is considering entering next year's campaign as the third Republican challenger to Gov. Jerry Brown,
Phil Matier: Governor Brown Takes Tough Stance On Anti-Crime Bills The governor is still facing the federal mandate to reduce the population in state prisons, something he continues to fight.