Katie Porter, a university professor and Democratic candidate running against Rep. Mimi Walters (R., Calif.), dismissed the gas-tax repeal campaign in California as a GOP distraction four months before she vocally opposed higher gas taxes in a campaign ad.
Organizers of the campaign to repeal California’s latest gas-tax increase are accusing the state’s transportation department of illegally directing one of its contractors to stop traffic on a major highway to pass out leaflets opposing the repeal.
California Democrat Gil Cisneros, who is running in a tight open-seat contest in a conservative-leaning district, is facing criticism for campaigning with a state senator recalled for his vote raising gas taxes across the state.
California’s GOP-led campaign to repeal the most recent state gas tax hike has Democratic candidates on the defensive, despite the liberal party’s massive fundraising advantage.
Organizers of a measure to overturn a 12-cent gas tax in California are expanding their campaign to shine a spotlight on government waste and abuse in transportation spending in the Golden State, an effort they hope will boost GOP turn-out efforts in the fall’s elections.
Simmering anger over California Democrats’ passage of a $52 billion gas tax and soaring prices at the pump were the driving force that propelled GOP businessman John Cox to a surprisingly solid second-place finish in the gubernatorial contest Tuesday night, according to several Republican strategists.
There is nothing more tiresome in Washington than the eternal circle of hypocrisy that comes when the branches of government change hands. What was once presidential overreach and legislating by fiat becomes praiseworthy initiative taking. What was once obstruction becomes #resistance. Former deficit hawks pass trillion dollar bills. The filibuster goes from an outdated usurpation …
Republicans in the Golden State are celebrating a minor victory Wednesday as two more California GOP congressmen this week announced their retirements in the face of strong Democratic challengers.
Vice President Joe Biden claims that the middle class is on its way back unless the GOP bumps Democrats from office.
President Obama’s plan to spend $52 million to impose stricter regulations on the oil market would increase gas price volatility.