Tag: California Democrats

Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the US House of Representatives -- shown here in January at an event in Florida -- spoke for more than eight hours on the House floor, the longest in more than a century

Report: California Democrats Backing Away from Nancy Pelosi

Several Democratic congressional candidates in California are reportedly backing away from support for House Minority Leader Sen. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), and have actually attacked her, in the hopes that it will help their chances of winning in November.

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California Democrats Oppose Pro-Israel, Anti-Boycott Legislation

The California Democratic Party voted last weekend to oppose pro-Israel federal legislation designed to counter the “boycott, divestment, and sanctions” (BDS) movement, which seeks to isolate Israel economically and diplomatically.

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California’s ‘Resistance’ to Trump Has Been a Dud

The 2017 California state legislative session began with the metaphorical roar of “resistance” to President Donald Trump’s policies, but is ending with a weak whimper. According to a piece published on the CalMatters blog, the “resistance” movement launched with so much fanfare that “[a] hashtag

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California Bill: 1 Year in Jail for Using Wrong Transgender Pronoun

A new bill being considered by the California State Senate would punish people who “willfully and repeatedly” refuse “to use a transgender resident’s preferred name or pronouns” in a public health, retirement or housing institution.

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California Democrats Want Data on Lobbyists’ Race, Sexual Orientation

Democrats in the California state legislature are asking lobbyists to provide data on the race, gender, ethnicity, and sexual orientation of their firms’ employees — while the state refuses to give voter data to President Donald Trump’s voter fraud commission.

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California Dems Want Forced Savings; Republican Congress Resists

California Democrats may soon find themselves on the defensive in their war against the Trump administration, as the Republican-controlled Congress is moving toward blocking California’s state-run “forced savings” program.

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California State Senate Leader: ‘Half My Family’ Here Illegally

California State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De Léon (D-Los Angeles) said last Tuesday that “half his family” was in the country illegally, using false documents, and eligible for deportation under President Trump’s new executive order against “sanctuary” jurisdictions.

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California’s Liberal Democrats Vow to Resist Trump

Democrats in the deep blue state of California, the home of liberal Hollywood and left-leaning Silicon Valley, are gearing up to lead the “progressive” movement’s national resistance against President-elect Donald Trump.

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Dems Break Ranks Join GOP to Halt Syrian Refugee Resettlement

In a shocking break with their party, eight California Democrats supported a GOP bill in Congress that would prevent refugees from Syria and Iraq from entering the U.S. unless the heads of the FBI, Department of Homeland Security, and the director of National Intelligence certify that the refugee would not endanger the U.S.

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Mileage Tax will Hurt California Middle Class, State Budget

California Democrats wants to create a mileage tax–a new tax on every mile driven in the state–despite already having the highest gas taxes in the nation. State officials say they need the tax increase, because gas tax collections to pay

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Iran Deal: Ted Lieu Still Stalling

A representative for Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) told Breitbart News on Monday that he is not yet ready to announce his decision to support or oppose the Iran deal.

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7 Ways Jerry Brown and California Democrats Embraced Illegal Aliens

In case you are wondering exactly how aggressive Governor Jerry Brown and his Democratic colleagues in the California legislature have been in trying to erase the distinction between people residing in California legally versus those here in violation of U.S. immigration law, here are seven startling but very real ways that they have done so.

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With 2016 Looming, Jerry Brown to Sign ‘Landmark’ Climate Change Deal

California Gov. Jerry Brown is to sign a “landmark climate change agreement” in Sacramento Tuesday, his office announced Monday. The surprise move comes just days after potential Democratic presidential contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren delivered a stirring address to the California Democrats Convention.

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California Democrats Oppose Obama over Trade, ‘Fast-Track’ Powers

The 39 California Democrat members of the House of Representatives almost unanimously oppose Barack Obama’s request for fast-track trade promotion authority, which would expedite his desire to pass the 12-nation Asian trade deal called the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Sacramento Bee reports.