Election 2018

Photo of Lucy Martin and her daughter Branwen Espinal, who are removed from the hearing floor of the House.

GOP Frantically Huddles on Family Separation Crisis

WASHINGTON — Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched on Tuesday for ways to end the administration's policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, ahead of a visit from President Donald...

Ivanka Trump Hits Fresno For GOP Fundraiser

Unless you shelled out up to $5,000, the closest anyone could get to Ivanka Trump on Monday in Fresno was hundreds of feet away, separated by a wrought-iron fence. The First Daughter and presidential adviser...
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Voting Option Boosts Turnout For Madera & Other Counties

SACRAMENTO — Election officials in five California counties that mailed ballots to every voter for this month's primary said the new model appears to have boosted turnout. Counties were still counting ballots from the June 5 primary, so turnout numbers were...
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The Greening of Fresno? Voters Will Decide Cannabis Tax.

Fresno voters will decide whether they want to tax cannabis. The city council enacted step one Thursday (June 14) — deciding by a 5-1 vote to place the item on the November ballot. However, the tax would have to earn the approval of two-thirds of Fresno ...

Zakaria: Dems Face a Hard Sell in November

Democrats remain optimistic about their chances for retaking the House of Representatives in November's mid-term elections. The party's successes in last week's California primary election have buoyed their hopes further. "But they should take note of the b...
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