Republicans capitalized on Democrats’ recent corruption scandals and successfully blocked them from regaining two-thirds control of the state Senate and picked up seats in the Assembly.
Several vulnerable U.S. House freshmen survived tight contests in California’s congressional races, as Democrats sought to gain ground in the party’s longshot bid to reclaim majority control in Washington.
A 2011 surveillance video shows a woman with a bag walking into a Neiman Marcus store and trying on clothes. She buys some items and returns others before being stopped outside the high-end department store by security workers.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is endorsing investment banker Neel Kashkari’s bid for California governor amid growing concern within the party about his GOP rival.
Gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly tried to link his Republican rival, Indian-American Neel Kashkari, to Islamic law.
Nearly 20 years after California became the first state to ban the use of race and ethnicity in college admissions, a proposal to reinstate affirmative action has sparked a backlash that is forging a new divide in the state’s powerful Democratic Party and creating opportunity for conservatives.
Democrats in the Senate derailed an attempt Thursday by Republicans to expel a legislator convicted of perjury and voter fraud, prompting pointed comments by lawmakers from both parties.
Gov. Jerry Brown visited California’s drought-stricken agricultural heartland on Wednesday and called on Republicans and Democrats in Congress to strike a compromise that will benefit the region and nation.
Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.
Two Republican lawmakers from the Central Valley want the state auditor to review the California High-Speed Rail Authority’s moves to buy up land for the $68 billion project.
All but ending chances for an assault weapons ban, Democratic leaders said Tuesday the firearms legislation the Senate will debate next month won’t include the provision against assault-type weapons.
California Republicans on Sunday turned to a familiar face to lead the party back from the brink of irrelevance in a state that once was a GOP stronghold but is now home to a powerful Democratic political machine.