GOP Congressman Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Being Charged With Insider TradingCollins' decision not to actively campaign could give his opponent, Democrat Nate McMurray, an opportunity to pick up the heavily Republican western New York district, which stretches between the suburbs of Buffalo and Rochester.
California Gas Tax Repeal Effort Could Help GOP CandidatesTop national Republicans and grassroots donors alike have poured money into the campaign to repeal a recent gas tax increase in California with the hopes it will drive turnout in November and help the GOP hold onto U.S. House seats in the heavily Democratic state. But they face an uphill battle against opponents with far more cash, who say the increase is needed to repair the state's crumbling roads.
Ivanka Trump In LA For GOP FundraiserThe fundraisers will reportedly benefit Protect the House, a fundraising committee founded by McCarthy and Vice President Mike Pence aimed at maintaining the GOP’s majority hold on Congress.
GOP's Cox Faces Tough Slog In Race For California GovernorRepublican John Cox thinks high taxes, a high cost of living and a growing housing crisis give him an opening to take on Democrat Gavin Newsom in the fight to be California's next governor. But he faces a tough slog convincing voters that they should cast their lot with a Republican in a state where the party's support has eroded and Democrats routinely win every statewide election.
Neo-Nazi Candidate Kicked Out Of California GOP ConventionAn anti-Semitic Senate candidate who praised Adolf Hitler has been kicked out of the California Republican Party's convention in San Diego.
John McCain Goes Home To Arizona, Likely To Miss Tax Reform VoteMcCain expressed appreciation for his care and the outpouring of support and, according to his office, "looks forward to returning to Washington in January."
President Trump Blames Democrats For GOP Failure To Replace ObamacareMr. Trump and Ryan already pushed to blaming Democrats, with Mr. Trump saying “we had no Democrat support” and Ryan saying that “moving from opposition party to a governing party comes with growing pains.”
California Republicans Excited To Celebrate Trump InaugurationAmong the hot tickets for Californians in the Capitol this week will be the Liberty Ball.
Trump Triumphs As GOP Nominee, Completing Stunning ClimbUnited for a night, Republicans nominated Donald Trump Tuesday as their presidential standard-bearer, capping the billionaire businessman's stunning takeover of the GOP and propelling him into a November faceoff with Democrat Hillary Clinton.
LA Developer Rick Caruso Tapped To Join John Kasich's Presidential CampaignRepublican presidential underdog John Kasich has tapped Southern California businessman and developer Rick Caruso to serve as his national finance and California campaign co-chair.
Legal Eagles, Court Observers React To Justice Scalia's Death"This is huge. Scalia has been such a dominant conservative force on the Court," said Laurie Levenson, professor of law and David W. Burcham Chair of Ethical Advocacy at Loyola Law School.