Friday Aug 29
The Fresno Bee
The San Joaquin Valley is California's hottest political spot
When it comes to competitive political races, nowhere in California beats the San Joaquin Valley -- at least at the state and federal levels.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
California's Bullet Train: No Plan, Not Enough Money? No Problem
The California High-Speed Rail Authority just received the green light from the federal Surface Transportation Board to begin building a 114-mile stretch of the planned statewide high-speed rail project.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Letters -- Published Aug. 21. 2014
In response to Michael Fitzgerald's Aug. 17 column on the water bond, one of the worst things Proposition 1 does is to spend taxpayer money to purchase water the citizens of California already own.
Overnight Campaign: Gop establishment sets its fantasy Senate lineup
Establishment Republicans got every Senate candidate they wanted to win this primary election cycle.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Central Valley Dems run from climate change
The Capitol Hill newspaper the Hill reported Monday that Democrats running for re-election in California's parched San Joaquin Valley are refusing to link the state's historic drought to climate change, despite the direct connection drawn by President Obama and his chief scientist, Stanford University physicist John Holdren .
Sun Aug 17, 2014
California Democrats in tight races balk at Obama climate talk
Voters don't hear the words "climate change" when Democrats in competitive races in California explain what's causing the worst drought in the state's history.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Jeff Denham Trots Out the Circular Logic Again
It's really unfortunate that more members of the media don't call out people like Jeff Denham when they make misleading statements like this: Rep. Jeff Denham said that if California can't find $55 billion its high-speed rail project is a "pipe dream."
Sat Aug 09, 2014
$11B later, high-speed rail is still inching along
High-speed rail was supposed to be President Barack Obama's signature transportation project, but despite the administration spending nearly $11 billion since 2009 to develop faster passenger trains, the projects have gone mostly nowhere, and the United States still lags far behind Europe and China.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
La Raza Praises 11 House Republicans Who 'Stood with DREAMers'
La Raza, the Hispanic activist organization, praised 11 House Republicans who voted against the final border bills last week that prohibited President Barack Obama from using federal funds to enact temporary amnesty.
The Honolulu Advertiser
High-speed rail inches along as Obama seeks new spending
WASHINGTON>> High-speed rail was supposed to be President Barack Obama's signature transportation project, but despite the administration's spending nearly $11 billion since 2009 to develop faster passenger trains, the projects have gone mostly nowhere and the United States still lags far behind Europe and China.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Outside the Beltway
GOP Congressman: DREAMers Cannot Be Trusted To Serve In The Military
In addition to his comments that the Democratic Party was waging a "war on whites," Alabama Republican Congressman Mo Brooks also says that children of illegal immigrants should not be allowed in the U.S. military because they cannot be trusted to be loyal: Republican Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama says DREAMers should not be allowed to join our ... (more)
GOP lawmaker: Don't allow people who came to US illegally in the military
Rep. Mo Brooks said young people who were brought to the United States illegally as children shouldn't be allowed to serve in the nation's military.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Dems seize political opportunity in House border votes
The House Democratic campaign arm is running Spanish-language advertisements against GOP incumbents on immigration in the wake of votes on the border crisis.
Democrats heat up political war on immigration.
The political war over immigration policy heated up Monday, as Democrats began running ads against six House of Representatives Republicans who represent districts where the issue appears to be crucial.