Madera County Supervisor Frank Bigelow is in for a Assembly bid in 2012. In a slate mailer to supporters in the newly created 5th Assembly District, Bigelow made it apparently clear that he will challenge former Republican Assembly member Rico Oller for the seat. The mailer asked voters to attend a fundraiser at Bill and … Read more
She may be incredibly vulnerable, as many California Republicans believe, but Dianne Feinstein is nearly untouchable by the speculative GOP candidates placed against her in the most recent Public Policy Poll. Following rumors and speculation that Republican Rep. Devin Nunes (CA-21) might challenge Feinstein, the poll gives Nunes all the cover he needs to bail … Read more
A Comparison of Republican candidates based on the going price of baseballs with their autograph. So, exactly how well are the GOP candidates doing? Rick Perry is having problems remembering the Department of Energy, Herman Cain can’t remember exactly which conflict is Libyan and Mitt Romney’s campaign is lowering expectations in Iowa while still leading … Read more
The Fresno Bee’s John Ellis reported that Jim Patterson will not launch a third Congressional campaign in the California 16th district and said that the notion of challenging Rep. Jim Costa (D-CA20) was a “fools errand.” On top of his lack of interest for the district, he’s entirely writing off the election, stating that even … Read more
Following the late week announcement from Fresno City Council member Clint Olivier that he is considering a bid against Rep. Jim Costa (CA-20) in the newly drawn California 16th Congressional district, the race has become a whole new ball game needing some loose ends tied up.
Freshman City Council member Clint Olivier announced via Facebook that he is seriously considering a bid to challenge Costa in the newly drawn California 16th Congressional district in 2012.
President Obama has disappointed a growing constituency: the Swag vote (those voting for a candidate purely because of the freebies he/she gives out during the campaign). More after the jump
In its first ad buy in the Central Valley, the League of Conservation Voters slammed Congressman Jim Costa (CA-20) for his anti-environmental record, citing specific votes that benefitted so-called polluters. The ad title,”Congressman Jim Costa – Cost Ya” is likely the best play on Costa’s own name. Of course, there’s plenty more where that came … Read more
Allred’s Herman Cain sexual harassment press conference is reminiscent of her September 2010 press conference outing Meg Whitman’s illegal immigrant nanny. It’s September 29, 2010 and Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown are in the middle of a heated face-off for the Golden State Governorship. Following one unspontaneous debate at UC Davis, Whitman is needing to … Read more
Talk about mixed messages: Tulare Rep. Devin Nunes (CA-21) spent the last month running attack advertisements against Sen. Dianne Feinstein and adding speculation to Gannett News Services that he might be inclined to run against her in 2012. But yesterday, Nunes’ chief of staff Johnny Amaral put the kibosh on Nunes’ speculative bid, McClatchy’s DC … Read more