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Senate Democrats Reportedly Near Deal on Voting Rights Legislation

The For The People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act were introduced in Congress in 2019 and 2021, respectively, but Republicans...

California Recall: The 2022 Campaign Starts Now

By Ben Christopher, CalMatters Gov. Gavin Newsom is keeping his job after months spent lambasting the California recall as a Republican power grab; feverishly fundraising,...

Afghanistan: After 20 Years, Thousands Dead and Trillions Spent, Rep. Barbara Lee Proven Right

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor On September 15, 2001, only three days after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the U.S., Congress voted...

More Than 2 Million Californians Set to Lose Unemployment Benefits

CalMatters Network Ironically, as Californians celebrate Labor Day weekend, millions will see their unemployment benefits reduced or cut off altogether. That’s because the federal government on...

Decision Time: Three Ways the California Recall Election Could Go

By Laurel Rosenhall, CalMatters Network For nearly 25 years, Gov. Gavin Newsom rose the ranks of California politics without ever losing an election, buoyed by...