Congress

McClintock ahead in 4th District Congress election

U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock was on his way Tuesday to a decisive victory over fellow Republican Art Moore, early results indicated. Moore, an upstart candidate with a military and bu ...

McClintock election challenge comes from within GOP ranks

A long-term office holder. A challenger from within the party ranks. And a loss in the general election. It’s a formula that veteran Bay Area Democratic Party Congressman Pe ...

Kris Johnson withdraws from Congressional race

Granite Bay resident Kris Johnson announced she was running to represent District 4 in Congress in late January, and on Tuesday she released a statement that she was withdrawing fr ...

Kris Johnson hopes to unseat McClintock in Congress

A businesswoman and long-time Granite Bay resident has announced her plans to run for U.S. Congress against Rep. Tom McClintock, who she calls a “career politician.” K ...

Shutdown closes offices, fed services in Auburn area

Shockwaves from the partial federal government shutdown were starting to reverberate through the Auburn-area foothills Tuesday. The U.S. Forest Service ranger office in Foresthill ...

McClintock fields questions during town hall in Roseville

Congressman Tom McClintock spoke at a packed town hall in Roseville Thursday, remarking several times that voters got the government they voted for in 2008 but, it turns out, not t ...

Debt creation must stop

Congress raised the federal debt ceiling (the amount of borrowing the federal government cannot exceed) on our national debt by almost $2 trillion just a little over a year ago. Th ...

High time for a change in congress

In the last eight years, with a conservative president and too many career politicians, the federal government has spent more than $4 trillion dollars more than it brought in. Th ...

Charlie Brown has needed experience

I am writing to support Charlie Brown’s campaign for Congress. At first I supported Charlie Brown two years ago when he ran against John “Do Little.” But now that Doolittle ...

GOP leaders in control in Placer County

If a county resident is not a Republican he/she will never be able to elect a congressional representative other than the one selected by the Republican Party honchos. A good exa ...