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Marijuana Seized From Building Co-Owned by Ex-Congressman Denham

Turlock police have seized nearly 4,000 illegal marijuana plants inside a building co-owned by former U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham. The Modesto Bee says police raided the industrial building Wednesday, arresting five people and seizing guns, pot, and other drugs. ...
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Valley Democrats Declare War on Invasive Swamp Rats

Rep. Josh Harder of Turlock put on waders and traipsed through the water in search of swamp rats recently. The goal: Publicizing a bill that he and three other California Democrats have introduced targeting ...
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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...

Fresh Off Water Wins, Denham Confident in Re-Election Victory

Jeff Denham is confident he will be back in Washington come January. The Republican congressman is in a tight race against Democratic challenger Josh Harder in the 10th District, centered on Modesto. How tight? National election guesser like Larry Sabato’s ...