John Kasich

To Save the Party, Someone in GOP Must Challenge Trump in 2020

Many conservative Republicans don't recognize their party anymore. That's because traditional conservative imperatives such as deficit reduction, family values, and mistrust of Russia have been ushered to the door by the party's standard-bearer, President D...

Everything You Need To Know About Devin Nunes

Jason Zengerle, a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine and the political correspondent for GQ, has written an extensive profile on Tulare Congressman Devin Nunes. Though Nunes "refused multipl...

The Next Speaker of the House: McCarthy or Pelosi?

Now that House Speaker Paul Ryan has announced his retirement from Congress at the end of this term, Dan Walters of CALmatters asks a logical question in his April 16th column: Will the second time be the charm...

Tax Reform and Beer Prices? Cheers to the Republicans.

News Analysis by Drew Phelps Following the hasty finalization of the Republican tax reform package at the end of December, many new uncertainties emerged for taxpayers. Will I see more money in my paycheck? Is it worth it to itemize any...

Assemi Calls Out Local GOP for Arpaio Event

A prominent Fresno Republican and political donor criticized the local party over hosting controversial law enforcement figure Joe Arpaio last month. Darius Assemi, president and CEO of Granville Homes, said...

Nearly irrelevant California GOP becomes circular firing squad

Once a reliably Republican city, Rancho Cucamonga now leans slightly Democratic, notes CalMatters columnist Dan Walters. It's a sign of the times in California, where over the last decade "Republican voter registration has declined from 34.2 percent of regi...

Where the President Isn’t in Fresno

It is customary for presidential portraits to be hung on the walls of federal buildings. Have you ever gone to a federal building in Fresno, and wondered, where is President Trump? At the wall of the Robe...