California’s clout at stake this election year

By Jessica Philipps WASHINGTON — California will lose a measure of clout in Congress after November’s election no matter which party best exploits the state’s freshly redistricted regions and election rules. Six California representatives with a combined 133 years of seniority have already announced their retirement. Another nine incumbents are regarded as vulnerable. That means […]

State’s grip in Congress could shift

By Jessica Philipps Washington– California will lose a measure of clout in Congress after November’s election no matter which party best exploits the state’s freshly redistricted regions and election rules. Democrat Dennis Cardoza and five other California representatives – with a combined 133 years of seniority – have already announced their retirement. Another nine incumbents, […]