Democratic candidate Harley Rouda, who is challenging Rep. Dana Rohrabacher in California’s toss-up 48th congressional district, recently dodged questions on his support of a single-payer healthcare system.
One of the major firms behind a handful of the ongoing climate lawsuits brought by governments against energy companies proactively pitched the idea to the city of San Francisco, according to emails obtained by the Washington Free Beacon via open records laws.
Rep. Mimi Walters (R., Calif.) called out her Democratic opponent’s campaign on Wednesday, saying it is unfortunate Katie Porter’s supporters have resorted to stealing and destroying yard signs.
Gil Cisneros, a Democrat running for Congress in the traditionally conservative enclave of California’s Orange County, is backing off his support for single-payer style healthcare reforms in the general election after supporting them during the primary race.
Katie Hill, a Democratic congressional candidate in California, said she avoids the term “single-payer” when discussing health care in order to not alienate voters in her district.
Organizers for the campaign to repeal California’s latest gas-tax increase are hitting back at opponents who say eliminating the tax hike would pose a danger to public safety by cutting funding for road and bridge projects across the state.
Harley Rouda, the Democratic candidate challenging Republican representative Dana Rohrabacher in California’s toss-up 48th congressional district, signaled support earlier this year for expanding Medicaid to undocumented immigrants but now denies ever making that statement.
After a five-year delay a California agency has given farm workers permission to cut ties with their labor union.
Employees at Gerawan Farming voted overwhelmingly to split with United Farm Workers in 2013 only to see the ballot box locked up by the California Agricultural Labor Board (ALRB). The agency, however, refused to tally those votes until state appellate court ordered they be revealed. The ALRB decided to affirm the vote after counting the ballots—workers voted 1,098 to 197 to leave the unions—saying that the unlawful actions alleged by the union did not affect the results.
Several California Democrats running for Congress have lambasted Republicans for their handling of a 36-year-old sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh this week while remaining silent about #MeToo charges women have leveled against three Democrats.