Sen. Joe Manchin and Rep. Henry Cuellar represent areas that have some of the highest poverty rates in the U.S.
Here’s why the state’s traditional conservatives and moderates have exited a party that once dominated in California.
Among low-turnout communities, confusion about the recall process can inhibit voter participation.
Here are the biggest problems the next governor — whether Newsom keeps his job or is replaced — will face.
Three bills would give trucking companies less incentive to misclassify full-time drivers as contractors.
The bureaucratic battles over cart permitting have high stakes for Los Angeles’ 10,000 vendors.
Civic and environmental groups accuse AG Hector Balderas of improper dealings with a lawyer and longtime friend.
Immigrant rights advocate Cynthia Buiza explains Gov. Newsom’s historic plan to help immigrants receive health care.
The GOP seeks to spark an improbable conservative comeback in a true-blue state in the Sept. 14 vote.
Despite record job losses during the pandemic, the 1% have left the state flush with cash.
In a wide-ranging talk, the 92-year-old rebel with many causes discusses the role of activists, intellectuals and Joe Biden in America.
Political scientist Janelle Wong on the growing power of the Asian American vote.
Trump and Biden exchanged words over climate change on Tuesday night. How many of them were accurate?
What happens in one DA’s race could set the course for the future of law enforcement in America.
A roundup of major concerns about voting in this year’s presidential election.
Gov. Newsom’s revised budget puts programs aimed at addressing disparities in access to vital services on the chopping block.
In a Capital & Main interview, State Controller Betty Yee casts doubt about the prospects for Prop. 13 reform and other initiatives.
Erwin Chemerinsky says an impeachment trial’s need to hear witnesses overrides White House claims of executive privilege.
The Founding Fathers didn’t envision political parties as they exist today. But did they envision a Donald Trump?
A constitutional scholar says the impeachment trial’s facts and verdict are already known – but will witnesses be allowed to speak?