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Stories with person: Tom McClintock
  • GOP lawmakers balk when spending cuts turn real 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 4:05 pm
  • WASHINGTON - When House Republicans pass Rep. Paul Ryan's budget for a fourth year in a row this week, they'll go on record again in favor of big spending cuts across a wide swath of programs, including Medicaid, food and farm aid and eliminating subsidies for Amtrak and airline flights to small cities.

  • Congress focuses on dams amid California's drought 
    Updated: Mar-23-14 2:16 pm
  • WASHINGTON - California's drought has sparked a new push by federal lawmakers to create or expand a handful of reservoirs around the state, ramping up a political battle that former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger once referred to as a "holy war in some ways."

  • California hosts congressional drought hearing 
    Updated: Mar-19-14 7:44 pm
  • FRESNO, California - Farmers holding signs protesting dramatic cuts to their irrigation supplies packed Fresno City Hall for a congressional hearing Wednesday, delving into the politics of California's drought crisis striking the state's agricultural heartland.