GOP to Spend Quarter-Billion Dollars to Hold House in 2018The Republican National Committee has committed $250 million to a midterm election strategy that has one goal above all else: Preserve the party's House majority.
AP: Record Number Of Women File To Run For US House SeatsThe number of women running for the U.S. House of Representatives set a record Thursday, the vast majority of them Democrats motivated by angst over President Donald Trump and policies of the Republican-controlled Congress.
As Government Shutdown Begins, Blame Game Revs UpThe Republican-controlled Congress scheduled an unusual weekend session to begin considering a three-week version of a short-term spending measure and Pres. Trump tweeted that Democrats "wanted to give me a nice present" to mark the start of his second year in office.
Former Central Valley Dairy Farmer Leads Trump-Russia Investigation in CongressRep. Devin Nunes, born and raised in Tulare, is running one of the most scrutinized, complex and politically-fraught congressional investigations in recent memory.
GOP Limits Losses, Nears 2 More Years Of House ControlRepublicans were on track to secure two more years of House control Tuesday, as GOP lawmakers triumphed in districts in Florida and Virginia that Democrats had hoped Donald Trump's divisive comments would make their own.
Central Valley Congressman Rep. Kevin McCarthy Elected As House Majority Leader Following Cantor DefeatRep. Kevin McCarthy of California, a former aide elected to Congress in his own right less than eight years ago, won election as House majority leader Thursday as fellow Republicans shuffled their leadership in the wake of Rep. Eric Cantor's primary defeat in Virginia.
KPIX 5 Poll Shows Incumbent Mike Honda Likely To Face Challenger Ro Khanna In NovemberA KPIX 5 phone survey taken this week showed strong support among South Bay women and seniors for incumbent Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose) in his 17th Congressional District re-election bid.
Larry Magid: Eliminating Patent TrollsThe House of Representatives was expected to vote next week on a bill dubbed "The Innovation Act", a bipartisan piece of legislation designed to curtail abusive patent litigation by so-called patent trolls.