Congress

Another View: House budget proposal will head us back to prosperity

In August of 2010, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs warned that the greatest threat to our national security was our national debt. That was $4 trillion of debt ago. In fact, sin ...

Reader Input: McClintock challenger a blank slate

Regarding your article “McClintock challenged from within GOP ranks,” (Journal, March 13) to compare Congressman Tom McClintock’s challenger to the demise of Bay ...

McClintock election challenge comes from within GOP ranks

A long-term office holder. A challenger from within the party ranks. And a loss in the general election. It’s a formula that veteran Bay Area Democratic Party Congressman Pe ...

Another View: Unity, persuasion are the keys to success for GOP

When I was first elected to the San Juan Capistrano City Council, I thought that all I had to do at council meetings was to complain about everything that was wrong with the city a ...

Another View: Obama’s orders go beyond mere numbers

Those of you who’ve read my first columns know that I have been equally critical of extreme policy and ridiculous talking points from both sides. Although I have been willing ...

Reader Input: Work to halt trade deals

Most of the American people still remember the free trade agreement called the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). It was sold to the American people as creating millions ...

Reader Input: Say no to trade agreement

Congress is about to consider a massive attack on the U.S. Constitution, on the constitutional powers of Congress and the 50 states, and on U.S. sovereignty. This attack is markete ...

Kris Johnson withdraws from Congressional race

Granite Bay resident Kris Johnson announced she was running to represent District 4 in Congress in late January, and on Tuesday she released a statement that she was withdrawing fr ...

Another View: Republican executive order attack doesn’t hold water

U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman said he had good reason for walking out on President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address last week. But his reasoning is so flawed that one has ...

Kris Johnson hopes to unseat McClintock in Congress

A businesswoman and long-time Granite Bay resident has announced her plans to run for U.S. Congress against Rep. Tom McClintock, who she calls a “career politician.” K ...