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Trump Tweets House GOP: Don’t Waste Time on Immigration

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday told his fellow Republicans in Congress to "stop wasting their time" on immigration legislation until after the November elections. GOP leaders said they'd press on anyway, but his comments further damaged their at...

Ivanka Trump Hits Fresno For GOP Fundraiser

Unless you shelled out up to $5,000, the closest anyone could get to Ivanka Trump on Monday in Fresno was hundreds of feet away, separated by a wrought-iron fence. The First Daughter and presidential adviser...

The Next Speaker of the House: McCarthy or Pelosi?

Now that House Speaker Paul Ryan has announced his retirement from Congress at the end of this term, Dan Walters of CALmatters asks a logical question in his April 16th column: Will the second time be the charm...
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Valley Republicans Rake in Big Donations from Gun Rights Groups

Whether you are for it or against it, gun control is again leading the national conversation after one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history killed 17 people Wednesday, Feb. 14. Those killed included 14 students and three faculty members at a high ...

From Washington: McCarthy on Water Bill

GV Wire spoke with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) at the U.S. Capitol about his thoughts on H.R. 23. The water bill, carried by Hanford Republican David Valadao, now heads to the U.S. Sena...

Rep. McCarthy addresses media

Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield/Porterville) was part of the GOP briefing today in Washington, addressing the Republicans gaining the White House, as well as controlling both houses of Congress. Transcript via C-SPAN: A LOT OF NEW FACES HERE. WHAT A D...