4th District

US rep rails against spending

Rookie Republican Congressman Tom McClintock was back in his home district Wednesday with plenty of concerns about the way the nation’s political business was being done in Washi ...

Voters just say no

Tuesday’s statewide special election failed to energize voters and it remains to be seen whether it toughened resolve in the Legislature to solve California’s budget woes. As ...

Government cannot spend its way to general prosperity

I thank my friend, Charlie Brown, for recently cataloging the Democrats’ legislative agenda so comprehensively (Another View, March 5). He is correct that I have strongly opposed ...

Terbolizard in the running for Fourth District seat

Fifth-generation Northern Californian Ted Terbolizard, a 40-year-old Cedar Ridge resident in Nevada County, admits he’s a long shot in the race to succeed 4th District U.S. Rep. ...

‘Accommodations’ come right out of your pocket

If you want to be part of the club, you have to make accommodations. That was the response from former Sacramento Congressman Doug Ose, to Maj. Eric Egland, when Ose was asked ab ...

As Charlie Brown leads, others merely criticize

We are always searching for the politician who won't break our hearts. Isn't that the truth? It's such a dirty business at times ” with backdoor dealings still the main way legis ...

Tarnish now showing on once-shining Placer GOP

Don't look now, but it could be entirely possible that a once omnipotent local Republican party is in the midst of taking a once super-safe congressional district and putting into ...

Ose kicks off campaign with precinct walk

ROSEVILLE ” Doug Ose loves campaigning. And he got his chance to meet with voters directly Saturday during a campaign kickoff event he held at his campaign headquarters in Rosev ...

Jones enters 4th District race

The Republican race for the Fourth Congressional District is shuffling once again. Citrus Heights attorney Suzanne Jones has officially filed papers and has announced she will vie ...

Our View: Veterans support is something we can all get behind

Charlie Brown, a candidate for the 4th Congressional District, recently donated $17,500 to groups that serve local veterans. Giving 5 percent of the funds he has raised to help lo ...