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When It Comes to Crazy Politics, Bakersfield Might Take the Cake

At times, Fresno politics can get a little wild and crazy — especially on social media. But  Julie Solis, a progressive Democratic candidate challenging incumbent Republican Assemblyman Vince Fong in the 34th District, jumped the shark at Tuesday's Kern Cou...
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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 Donald Trump's record on stemming military suicide and ...

Bernie Sanders Has Heart Procedure, Cancels Campaign Events

WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders' campaign says the Democratic presidential candidate has had a heart procedure for a blocked artery. The Vermont senator is canceling events and appearances "until further notice." The 78-year-old Sanders experienced chest discom...
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Interview: Kamala Harris on Race and Her Electability in 2020

NEW ORLEANS — Kamala Harris can't forget the older black woman she met in Iowa while campaigning for Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama before the state's 2008 caucus. "I remember her saying to me, 'They're not going to let him win,'" Harris rec...