Little and No Choice in Many Californian Legislative Races

SACRAMENTO — Millions of Californians have little or no choice when it comes to choosing a state legislator. In 24 of the 100 districts on the ballot, only candidates from one party are running. And in 15 of those districts, the incumbent lawmaker is unoppo...
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Here Are Pictures of Janz Family’s First Child

Fresno mayoral candidate Andrew Janz and his wife, Heather,  welcomed a baby girl into the world Tuesday night. Wilhelmina Rose Janz was born at 9:41 p.m. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and measured 20 inc...
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Bloomberg: US Would Benefit From More, Not Fewer, Immigrants

PHOENIX — Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday that the United States needs “an awful lot more immigrants rather than less.” “We need immigrants to take all the different kinds of jobs that the country needs — improve our culture, our cuisi...
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Buttigieg Would Pick 1st Female for Veteran’s Post

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says if elected he'd like to name a woman to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs for the first time as 2020 hopefuls take aim at President Donal...
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California Justices Skeptical of Requiring Trump Tax Returns

SACRAMENTO — California Supreme Court justices seemed skeptical Wednesday of a state law requiring President Donald Trump to disclose his tax returns if he wants to be a candidate in the state's primary election next year. The justices wondered in a rapid-f...
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Republican Closer to Joining Spouse as California Lawmaker

SACRAMENTO — A Republican candidate seeking to join her husband in California's Legislature will face off in a November special election against a Democratic opponent in a sprawling, Republican-leaning Northern California district. Democrat Elizabeth Betanc...