Rep. Issa Reports Big Fundraising Haul in Bid for 10th Term

By Chris Jennewein | timesofsandiego.com Rep. Darrell Issa reported strong fundraising in his bid for a 10th term in Congress, with $435,000 raised in the third quarter. The Republican congressman’s campaign listed a total of $852,000 on hand eight months before the June primary. “I’m so grateful to see such diverse support coming in from all over […]

California declares emergency to fight hepatitis A outbreak

By Associated Press | www.kansas.com SAN DIEGO – California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday declared a state of emergency to combat a hepatitis A outbreak that has claimed 18 lives in San Diego. Brown said the federally-funded supply of vaccines is inadequate. His proclamation allows the state to buy vaccines directly from manufacturers and distribute […]

Pence tours California to raise funds for House Republicans

By Kathleen Ronayne | scpr.org Vice President Mike Pence traveled up California on Monday to raise money for endangered Republican congressional candidates and tout the Trump administration’s proposal for cutting taxes. It was the first visit to the heavily Democratic state by a member of the Trump-Pence ticket since the November election, when Democrat Hillary […]

Mike Pence pitches tax reform in Rancho Cordova

By Christopher Caldelago | sacbee.com Vice President Mike Pence, on a fundraising swing for vulnerable House Republicans in California, stopped at a manufacturing company Monday in Rancho Cordova to relay the virtues of the administration’s plan to change the federal tax system. Joined by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Bakersfield, Pence toured Stroppini Enterprises, […]

This week in Congress: Republicans take key steps on tax reform

By Ted Barrett, Deirdre Walsh, Ashley Killough, Kristin Wilson, Manu Raju | cnn.com Tax reform and health care will dominate the legislative action on Capitol Hill this week while lawmakers also track the federal response to Puerto Rico, the Equifax scandal, private plane travel by members of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet and the ongoing investigations into […]

Vice President Pence in Orange County to Raise Money for Darrell Issa

By Chris Jennewein | timesofsandiego.com Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to headline a fundraising luncheon in Newport Beach Monday to benefit Rep. Darrell Issa and six other House Republicans targeted by Democrats in the 2018 midterm elections. The luncheon at the exclusive Resort at Pelican Hill will benefit California Victory 2018, a joint fundraising committee for Issa, who […]