Articles by Ben Christopher
FACT CHECK: Trump Hits and Misses as He Campaigns for Re-Election — and Against California
Want to Vote for President in California but Bewildered by the Changing Rules? We’ve Got You.
Fight or Switch? One California Republican Legislator Ditches GOP, the Other Gets Primaried
Kamala Harris Quits Presidential Race — What It Means for California
Why California’s Trump Tax Return Law — Authored by Sen. Mike McGuire — Was Struck Down by the State’s Top Court Today
No-Shows, Endorsement Spats and Drag Queens: What’s on Tap at This Weekend’s California Democratic Convention
Fact Check: Do Californians Really Cool on Ballot Measures as the Election Approaches?
Conservatives Clap Back Against California in Court — Twice
Newsom Cracks Down on Vaping — and Asks the Legislature for Help
Vaping Industry Breathes Easier: For Now, California Lawmakers Won’t Restrict Its Business
Bluer Than Blue: Are California Democrats Ready to Exploit a Possible Lopsided Primary Turnout?
As Gun Control Efforts Advance in California Capitol, Opponents Turn to the Courts
What Does Trump’s Latest Immigration Crackdown Mean for California?
What California Knows About Kamala Harris
California Stretches Applicant Deadline to Draw Political Districts — Pool’s Too White, Too Male
Frontrunner No More: California Poll Puts Harris on Top and Biden (Way) Down
Lawsuit: California Should Open Its Presidential Primary to Independents
Trump’s California Funders — Where They Are and What They’re Giving
The Democratic Scramble for California’s Cash: A Deeper Dive in Four Charts
State May Push Cities and Counties to Draw ‘Fairer’ Districts
Can California Crack Down on Deepfakes Without Violating the First Amendment?
Any Spike in Repeat Crimes After California Sped Prisoner Release? New Research Says No
A Million Independent Voters Risk Being Irrelevant in California’s Presidential Primary
In California, a Blue Wave and Progressive Governor: So Why Are So Many Leftist Plans Going Under?
STATE CONVENTION: California Democrats Loudly Lean Left — But Quietly Make a Safe Choice
Californians Can Be Nation’s First to Cast 2020 Primary Ballots — And That’s Shaking Up Presidential Race
Shouts, Tears and 67 ‘Yes’ Votes Push Police Use-Of-Force Standard Through State Assembly
Democrats in California Have All the Power — And Much of the Turmoil
‘If You Think the System Works, You’re Dead Wrong’: A Discussion on California’s Mental Health System
As More Californians Borrow at Shockingly High Interest Rates, Will State Crack Down on ‘Predatory Lending’?
HOT off the GRILLE! Is California Ready to Legalize Roadkill Cuisine?
Can They Do That? California Dems Again Try to Force Trump to Show His Taxes
Did Gov. Newsom ‘Defy’ the Will of the People on Executions? New Poll Says No
California Republicans Select First Millennial Latina as New Chair
Embrace Trump, Ignore Trump or Reject Trump: How Can California Republicans Get Back in the Game?