Posted by John Ellis on July 24, 2014
House Republicans on Thursday cleared the way for a full House vote to move forward on a lawsuit against President Barack Obama, saying he has failed to implement the Affordable Care Act.
As they did, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee wasted no time in launching an automated phone call criticizing rival Republican for pursuing the lawsuit.
The robocalls — which start Thursday — are running in 18 congressional districts across the nation, including the 21st District, where incumbent Rep. David Valadao, R-Hanford, is being challenged by Sanger Democrat Amanda Renteria.
Posted by John Ellis on July 23, 2014
President Barack Obama stopped in the Bay Area Wednesday for a luncheon fundraiser at the Tudor-style mansion of real estate tycoon George Marcus.
Posted by Hannah Furfaro on July 23, 2014
The man looking to unseat state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson is touring the central San Joaquin Valley on Thursday and Friday to pitch his plans to voters and meet with local education leaders.
Posted by John Ellis on July 22, 2014
During a recent Fresno visit, state Senate president pro tem-elect Kevin de León listed some reasons that his fellow senator, Hanford Republican Andy Vidak, shouldn’t be reelected.
Posted by Hannah Furfaro on July 21, 2014
The state's teachers union has quashed an effort to rerun the Fresno Teachers Association election that swept in a slate of new officers in April.
Posted by Carmen George on July 18, 2014
Assembly Member Henry T. Perea (D-Fresno) is in Central America into next week with a delegation of state lawmakers exploring how to address tens of thousands of unaccompanied children who are arriving at the country's southern border.
Posted by Hannah Furfaro on July 18, 2014
No curve ball candidates have hopped into the Fresno Unified and State Center Community College trustee races yet, though there's still a few weeks before the filing period ends.