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Valley Packs a Punch on Powerful Congressional Ag Committee

The San Joaquin Valley will wield considerable clout on the influential House Committee on Agriculture in the 116th Congress. Rep. Jim Costa of Fresno is joined by two other Valley Democrats on the committee, newly elected TJ Cox of Fresno and Josh Harder o...

California at Center of Fight for US House Control

LOS ANGELES — As California goes, so goes the U.S. House? A string of contested districts across the nation's most populous state could provide a pathway for Democrats to take control of the chamber or help Republicans hold their ground in a year defined by...

Election Pits Trump’s Incendiary Politics vs Dem Resistance

WASHINGTON — A turbulent election season that tested President Donald Trump's slash-and-burn political style against the strength of the Democratic resistance comes to a close as Americans cast ballots in the first national election of the Trump era. With v...

Fresno Imam Delivers House Invocation In Washington

Click here to view the full prayer. Imam Seyed Ali Ghazvini of Fresno isn’t the first Muslim religious leader to deliver the invocation on the House of Representatives floor. But, he is the latest. “I thank you God for leading me to this great nation,” G...