A special congressional election Tuesday in California gave Republicans a surprising opening to seize a House seat in a Democratic stronghold and send a powerful message nationally going into 2012.
Gov. Jerry Brown has until midnight Tuesday to act on a bill that would make it easier for unions to organize farmworkers in California, but growers characterize the legislation as a union power-grab.
Mitt Romney launched a fundraising swing through California Tuesday, looking to cash in on his status as the provisional front-runner in the unsettled Republican presidential field.
Gov. Jerry Brown has vetoed the Democratic budget plan approved Wednesday in the Legislature, restarting talks over how to close California’s $9.6 billion deficit.
Republicans say California needs to follow Texas’ model of lower taxes and fewer regulations and legal hurdles to keep the state economy growing and creating jobs.
On Friday, he stopped at an elementary school in Riverside to make his pitch that voters should decide whether to support a renewal of recent tax hikes.
Republican Steve Cooley is conceding the California attorney general’s race to Kamala Harris, giving Democrats a sweep of all statewide offices.
The Republican Tide that swept the country yesterday ran smack dab into a Sierra sea wall that kept this state deep blue.