Jeff Denham

California Republicans Cheer Donald Trump’s Water Memo

President Donald Trump signed a new memorandum Friday to provide more water to California’s farmers, lifting spirits in the Central Valley — and potentially lifting the fortunes of embattled Republican congressmen.

Trump water memo (Carolyn Kaster / Associated Press)

Fox: Democrat-Heavy Race for Governor Could Save GOP Seats

Joel Fox of California’s “Fox & Hounds” political blog has suggested the possibility that a Democrat-versus-Democrat contest in California’s 2018 governor’s race could end up helping some Republicans retain their seats.

Villaraigosa and Newsom (Getty)

CA High-Speed Rail: Over Budget, Behind Schedule

A new, confidential federal report shows that the initial segment of California’s partially federally-funded high speed rail (HSR) project will come in massively over budget and far behind schedule, the Los Angeles Times reports.

High-speed rail (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Republican Rep. Coffman Runs Anti-Trump, Anti-Clinton Ads

Facing a re-election fight in a Colorado swing district, Republican Rep. Mike Coffman is slamming both major party candidates for President, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, in a new campaign ad released in both English and Spanish.

Mike Coffman ad

Congress to Hold Hearings on High-Speed Rail

Congress plans to hold hearings on California’s controversial Los Angeles-to-San Francisco high-speed rail project, as estimates from the project’s lead contractor predicted significant cost overruns that the rail authority is attempting to deny.

Brown at High-Speed Rail Groundbreaking (AP)

Bill to Force Amtrak to Allow Pets

Republican Congressman Jeff Denham of California, who takes his bulldog Lily when he flies across the country, was perturbed when he found he couldn’t take the dog on Amtrak unless she was a service dog. He was determined to do something about that.

Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press

Cantor Under Fire On Immigration

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is taking fire from both sides in the heated immigration debate, facing a primary challenger ripping him for supporting amnesty while liberal activists try to portray him as the face of Republican intransigence on the

Cantor Under Fire On Immigration

Eric Cantor Supports 'Principle' of ENLIST Act, Says Bill Not Dead

On Wednesday, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) said he was for the “principle” of granting citizenship to DREAMers who serve in the military, but the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) was not the place to do it. Cantor also

Eric Cantor Supports 'Principle' of ENLIST Act, Says Bill Not Dead

Amnesty for Military Service is Wrong: A Marine's Perspective

I was honored to have the opportunity to serve in the United States Marine Corps.  My experience was not unique; in fact, most of my fellow Marines considered it a privilege to serve their country. You wouldn’t know that from

Amnesty for Military Service is Wrong: A Marine's Perspective