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Kevin McCarthy Yanks Support of Valley House Candidate Howze

Ted Howze's campaign to unseat 10th District Democratic Congressman Josh Harder of Turlock was dealt a severe blow Tuesday by the House leader of Howze's party. "As the leader has previously stated, hateful rhetoric has no place within the Republican Party....

How Valley Congressmen Voted on Impeachment

The House delegation representing the San Joaquin Valley voted along party lines on the two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Democrats Jim Costa (Fresno), TJ Cox (Fresno), and Josh Har...
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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 nutria, an invasive species from South America cre...
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Democrat Harder Takes Valley Congressional Seat From Denham

First-time candidate Josh Harder defeated four-term Republican U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham Tuesday, giving Democrats their fourth pickup of a GOP House seat in California. Harder, 32, a venture capitalist, had anchored his campaign to Denham's vote against the Af...

Path to Power: House Races to Watch on Election Night

WASHINGTON — The path to power in the House runs through a few dozen districts in Tuesday's election, with Republicans defending their majority and Democrats looking to gain 23 seats they would need to win control. Republicans are looking to defend their ma...