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
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.
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
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
Local Republicans may look forward to the battle in the California 21st and 16th Congressional Districts, but the NRCC and the DCCC are focusing their sights on the California 10th district and Jeff Denham.
As if Rick Perry’s drunken stupor in Manchester could be any worse, Romney for America released its latest advertisement in the new CareerPolitician.com series that links Perry’s more leftist moves to incumbent California Governor Jerry Brown, includng in-state tuition for illegal immigrants, disapproval of E-Verify and other issues: See other 2012 election videos at Undecided … Read more
In a dastardly effort to show that he had a pulse following a plummet in the polls, Texas Gov. Rick Perry took a cheap shot to Mitt Romney over hiring a lawn service that employed illegal immigrants. But that was only the start of a Everest-like climb that Perry will undertake to return to anti-Romney … Read more