Anna Eshoo

Essential Politics: Washington's woes, Sacramento's success

Essential Politics: Washington's woes, Sacramento's success

The two seats of government are 2,729 miles apart if you’re driving. Politically speaking, though, Washington and Sacramento seemed light-years away from each other this week.

As lawmakers squabbled back East, they celebrated in the Golden State.

Good morning from the state capital. I’m Sacramento Bureau Chief John Myers, and the comparison is clearly one that Gov. Jerry Brown relishes as state lawmakers ratified his plan to extend California’s cap-and-trade climate program.

In Washington, it’s healthcare that’s shined a bright light on divisions among...

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