16 hrs ago
The Fresno Bee
Updates: After 16th state Senate win, Andy Vidak must ready for 2014 re-election bid
Twenty years ago, Fresno Democrat Jim Costa lost to Hanford Republican Phil Wyman in a special election to fill the 16th state Senate seat.
18 hrs ago
Paul Ryan is writing a book
The congressman previously co-wrote the book " Young Guns " with fellow Republican Reps.
Sat May 18, 2013
Rep. Peterson: Pelosi supports farm bill push
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will support moving the House farm bill forward, Agriculture Committee ranking member Collin Peterson told reporters Friday.
Thu May 16, 2013
National Review Online
Strong: House GOP Faces the Debt Ceiling
That's what yesterday's House Republican conference meeting was like, Roe said, with Speaker John Boehner and other GOP leaders declining to give any suggestion about which direction they would like to go on the debt ceiling.
Tue May 14, 2013
How Can Conservatives Win Over Young Voters? Go For Their Guts.
When the Washington D.C. city council held a hearing last week on new proposed regulations of the District's burgeoning food truck scene, it took seven hours to get through all the complaints.
US government 'seized' press phone records
AN ALREADY bad week for the US president Barack Obama became much worse on Tuesday when it was revealed that his administration had secretly seized two months of telephone records for the Associated Press, one of the world's largest newsgathering agencies.
Mon May 13, 2013
Santa Clarita Homeowners Stuck in HSR Limbo
Republicans like Jeff Denham and Kevin McCarthy are doing all they can to undermine and stall the high speed rail project.
GOP push new SEC head on JOBS Act regulations
Congressional Republicans are ratcheting up pressure on the new head of the Securities and Exchange Commission to finally implement the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act.
Sun May 12, 2013
Bakersfield held immigration vigil
All over California Saturday May 11, prayer vigils were held to bring awareness to immigration and let those who deal with the issue daily to share their stories.
Sat May 11, 2013
For GOP House Whip Kevin McCarthy, the job is politics with a side of pizza
He holds one of the oldest political jobs in the book, just as the book is being rewritten.
Thu May 09, 2013
The American Spectator
The Great Train Robbery
NOTHING FITS the Obama administration's economic project better than high-speed rail.
Wed May 08, 2013
House approves GOP bill giving employees option of receiving overtime wages or taking extra time off
The U.S. House of Representatives approved a Republican-backed bill Wednesday that would give American workers the option of taking paid ``comp time'' off for working more than 40 hours a week, instead of receiving overtime pay.
Tue May 07, 2013
Regina Swarn Media announces the release of Alessandro Porcella's new single & website
Representatives of Media81 Group announced today that they have completed the new website design for music artist, Alessandro Porcella , whose new single Regina will hit all digital stores May 8, 2013.
The Montgomery Advertiser
Bill highlights partisan divide in Congress on comp time
The U.S. House is expected to vote Wednesday on legislation to give hourly workers in the private sector the option to take paid time off instead of collecting overtime pay.
Sun May 05, 2013
Republicans put focus on tax code overhaul
With another fight over the national debt brewing this summer, congressional Republicans are deemphasizing their demand for politically painful cuts to retirement programs and focusing on a more popular prize: A thorough rewrite of the US tax code.
Fri May 03, 2013
A Surge in Clout Along the Gulf Coast
Gauging congressional clout is arguably an enterprise that falls somewhere between happy hour argument and inexact science.
The April 9 New York Times Editorial, "Eating with our eyes closed," is a real eye-opener. As usual, there's always more to bizarre stories.
Thu May 02, 2013
RIVERSIDE: Susan Rainey named interim United Way president
Susan Rainey has been named interim president/CEO of the United Way of Inland Valleys.
Wed May 01, 2013
Republican Strategist On GOP Frustration: "Out Of The House They Can't Pass Gas"
Today Chuck Todd of MSNBC's The Daily Rundown was doing some political analysis on the President's press conference with Former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibb and Republican Strategist John Feehery.
LAMBRO: A second-term second chance
It's not too premature to now say that President Obama's second-term agenda is adrift - that is, if he ever had a really well-thought-out agenda to begin with.