Madera County District Attorney David Linn has more than a year and a half to go before he can seek a second term, but already he has a challenger – one of his former prosecutors. Fresno County homicide prosecutor Sally Moreno said she plans to run against Linn in the November 2018 election, saying the office needs a prosecutor as its leader – not a career defense lawyer.
Clovis has three open seats on the City Council, but only one competitive race. Two council candidates are running unopposed for four-year seats. The two-year seat was vacated when Harry Armstrong retired last fall.
While the Clintons debate whether they will attend and George W. Bush weighs a possible appearance, according to media reports, Carter is the only former U.S. president who has RSVP’d yes to the ceremony.
As of Thursday, a 16-year-old reality show contestant, a church choir and an iconic musical dance group are the only confirmed performers come Jan. 20. A slew of artists, however, have said they will not perform.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Philadelphia Inquirer, citing one Pennsylvania elector, report that some members of the electoral college will have police protection before their vote Monday as their receive enormous pressure to not vote for President-elect Donald Trump
According to a Washington Post/Qualtrics poll, 52 percent of Republicans and 29 percent of the population believes the Republican won the popular vote in addition to his electoral college victory, despite the fact that Democrat Hillary Clinton actually won the popular vote by more than 2.5 million votes.
During a rally Friday night in Orlando, Florida, President-elect Donald Trump derisively referred to former independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin as “Evan McMuffin.” The nickname briefly trended on Twitter, and the conservative former CIA officer fired back with an aggressive comeback.
President-elect Donald Trump said Friday that his supporters were “vicious” and “violent” during the presidential campaign, seemingly contradicting claims he made before the election that the “the safest place on Earth is at a Trump rally.”
While some lawmakers have suggested that the FBI and CIA disagree over the intentions and role of Russia’s hacking in the U.S. presidential election, FBI director James Comey agreed with the CIA’s assesment that Russia intervened to help Republican Donald Trump.
Intelligence agencies have identified individuals with connections to the Russian government who provided WikiLeaks with thousands of hacked emails from the Democratic National Committee and others, including Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, according to U.S. officials.
Margaret Medellin says she and her son Andy are the first mother and son to become mayor of the same city in California history. Dec. 7 in Madera, California, mother officiated over the swearing-in of her son.
In a season of election surprises, yet another emerged in Tulare as challenger Greg Nunley came from behind to defeat three-term incumbent Craig Vejvoda in the race for Tulare City Council District 5. Meanwhile, in Fresno County a school board race was decided by only three votes.
There’s a disconnect between economic data suggesting a good and growing economy, and a groundswell of voters who think those numbers are rigged. Interviews with several dozen voters in Western Pennsylvania who support Republican Donald Trump reveal a deeply held distrust of government statistics and programs, a fear that their own relative prosperity is threatened and the strong sense that change is critical in the White House.
In attempting to stop Jill Stein's recount effort in Michigan, the Republican's campaign claimed "all available evidence suggests that the 2016 general election was not tainted by fraud or mistake." Trump has claimed without evidence that millions voted illegally.
Several close races throughout Fresno County appear to have been decided Wednesday as the final 1,000 votes were tallied. One race for a Parlier Unified School District Board of Trustees seat appears to have ended in a tie.
Hillary Clinton didn't shy away from expressing her feelings in her first public appearance since conceding the presidential election a week ago. “I will admit coming here tonight wasn't the easiest thing for me. There have been a few times this past week where all I wanted to do was curl up with a good book or our dogs and never leave the house again," she said in a speech at a Children's Defense Fund event in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, November 16, 2016.
Clinton makes first public appearance since concession speech