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  • Drought may be a fertile topic for GOP candidates

    Drought may be a fertile topic for GOP candidates
    TULARE, Calif.— Signs reading "No Water = No Jobs" line the alfalfa fields and almond orchards along the highway that bisects this region. The weekly "Ag Alert" newsletter records worries about tomato and grape crops, and drought turning dairy...
  • Inland Empire GOP Rep. Gary Miller won't seek reelection

    Inland Empire GOP Rep. Gary Miller won't seek reelection
    WASHINGTON — Facing one of the toughest campaigns of any Republican congressman in the country, Rep. Gary Miller announced Wednesday that he would not seek reelection to his Inland Empire seat, increasing prospects for a Democratic pickup....
  • Senate clears debt ceiling bill in dramatic vote

    Senate clears debt ceiling bill in dramatic vote
    WASHINGTON -- Congress gave final approval Wednesday to legislation allowing more federal borrowing to pay the nation's bills, ending the last three years of partisan brinkmanship over the debt limit, but not without a last-minute protest led by tea party...
  • Senate on track to raise debt limit, send to White House

    Senate on track to raise debt limit, send to White House
    WASHINGTON -- Congress was poised to give final approval Wednesday to legislation allowing more federal borrowing to pay the nation's bills, ending the last three years of partisan brinkmanship over the debt limit, but not without a last-minute protest...
  • House passes 'clean' debt ceiling increase

    House passes 'clean' debt ceiling increase
    WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives approved legislation Tuesday to extend the nation's borrowing capacity for another year, lifting the threat of government default and ending — for now — three years of partisan fiscal battles....
  • In an underdog campaign for governor, Donnelly expresses high hopes

    In an underdog campaign for governor, Donnelly expresses high hopes
    WATSONVILLE, Calif. — Tim Donnelly aimed a Glock 19 at a paper target, the image of a zombie dressed as a British Redcoat, and fired. All but one of 15 rounds hit their mark. The Republican gubernatorial candidate, taking practice with a handful...
  • 28 Republicans may now face the tea-party music after debt-limit vote

    28 Republicans may now face the tea-party music after debt-limit vote
    Right-wing and tea-party groups already have House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) on their enemies list, thanks to his stance on last year's bipartisan budget agreement. One can only wonder what will happen to the rest of the House GOP leadership now...
  • Rep. Henry Waxman to retire from Congress

    Rep. Henry Waxman to retire from Congress
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry A. Waxman, whose legislative record has made him one of the country’s most influential liberal lawmakers for four decades, announced Thursday that he will retire from his Westside seat, the latest in a wave of...
  • 'End of an era': Washington reacts to Rep. Henry Waxman's retirement

    'End of an era': Washington reacts to Rep. Henry Waxman's retirement
    WASHINGTON – "One of the giants of Congress." "A tough partisan, but above all, an institutionalist." "End of an era." Those were among the reactions Thursday to the announcement by Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) that he would be...
  • State Sen. Mark Wyland drops out of unusually nasty tax board race

    State Sen. Mark Wyland drops out of unusually nasty tax board race
    SACRAMENTO -- An unusually bitter contest between two Republicans for a seat on the state's tax board came to an end Friday, with state Sen. Mark Wyland (R-Escondido) announcing he is dropping out of the race. Wyland had been battling with Assemblywoman...
  • A tea party group's lame 'documentation' of its anti-Obamacare ad

    A tea party group's lame 'documentation' of its anti-Obamacare ad
    Greg Sargent on Tuesday unveiled the "documentation" offered by the Koch brothers-funded tea party group Americans for Prosperity to back up its recent anti-Obamacare campaign commercial airing in Michigan. The ad featured a local leukemia patient named...