House approves expansion for the Child Tax Credit. Here’s who could benefit.

The Child Tax Credit is one step closer to getting an overhaul, with the House on Wednesday approving a bill that would expand the valuable credit for parents as well…

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Opinion: The border crisis isn’t Mayorkas’ fault. House Republicans should impeach themselves

If governing amid the chaos of migrants crossing the southern border is an impeachable offense (it’s not), then it’s members of Congress, mostly Republicans, who deserve condemnation — not a…

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2 Democrats seek Katie Porter’s Orange County U.S. House seat

Armed with a whiteboard and a penchant for grilling corporate executives during congressional hearings, Rep. Katie Porter quickly emerged as an apostle for Democrats in Orange County. But despite spending…

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Q&A: What to know about capital gains tax on a house sale

Dear Liz: My husband died in November 2022. I was told that if I sell the house within two years of his death, I can benefit from two capital gains exclusions,…

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Sierra Madre house that inspired ‘American Bungalow’ magazine seeks $1.5M – Orange County Register

A historic home in Sierra Madre that inspired American Bungalow magazine in 1990 is on the market at $1.489 million. Known as Twycross House, this 1,736-square-foot classic airplane bungalow has…

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From Bakersfield to speaker of the House: Kevin McCarthy’s D.C. career in photos

Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s last day in Congress was Sunday. The Bakersfield Republican congressman and former speaker’s career in Washington, D.C., spanned more than a decade and a half. Always a…

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House Republicans vote for Biden impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON —  House Republicans on Wednesday voted to formalize an impeachment inquiry against Joe Biden, intensifying their investigation into unproven allegations that the president benefited from his son’s overseas business dealings….

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Q&A: Transferring a house to heirs

Dear Liz: We are updating our estate plan to account for the transferral of our home to our six children when we die. The home currently has a large mortgage balance…

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He took 16 years to write ‘Sun House.’ David James Duncan shares his epic quest. – Orange County Register

Anyone who spends any length of time in Montana can’t help but have a personal relationship with mountains.  Mountain philosophy is key to “Sun House,” David James Duncan‘s most recent…

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House Speaker Mike Johnson’s plan to avert government shutdown faces hurdles

Washington — House Speaker Mike Johnson’s plan to keep the government open past Friday faces several hurdles this week as time runs out to avert a shutdown.  Johnson unveiled his…

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Will the GOP’s House speaker battle matter in 2024?

By Nathan L. Gonzales, CQ-Roll Call WASHINGTON — Three weeks have passed since eight House Republicans dethroned Speaker Kevin McCarthy, yet there are still two valid questions: How’d we get…

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Opinion: House GOP needs political maturity. What are the chances?

Israeli diplomat Abba Eben famously said that the Palestinians “never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity.” Watching events in the Middle East over the last two weeks, that quote…

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Jim Jordan falls short in vote for House speaker

WASHINGTON —  The House on Tuesday failed to elect Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan as its next speaker, extending the uncertainty that followed the historic ouster of Rep. Kevin McCarthy earlier this…

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Trump encouraging House GOP to impeach Biden

By Kristen Holmes and Eric Bradner | CNN Donald Trump has publicly and privately encouraged House Republicans’ push to impeach President Joe Biden ahead of their potential rematch in 2024,…

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