Elections 2016

Elections 2016

Obama tired of birther talk, says a Trump presidency would be ‘an insult to my legacy’

The candidates respond to the NYC bombing. Birtherism is back in the news after a Donald Trump press conference and reports a Hillary Clinton supporter may have helped spread the myth. Meanwhile, Jeb Bush goes to the Emmys.

Elections 2016

Female senators are ‘worried’ about Trump’s weight

Donald Trump’s disparaging comments on the weight of a former Miss Universe contestant haven’t escaped the notice of the women who serve in the U.S. Senate, according to Sen. Claire McCaskill. McCaskill tweeted on Wednesday that she and her fellow women senators are “worried about Donald Trump’s weight” and suggested that the Republican presidential nominee submit to “a public daily weigh-in.”

Below are the responses from the candidates who responded to The Bee's request for the candidate questionnaires. The Bee made this request to all candidates.

Modesto Mayor
Armando Arreola
Ted Brandvold
Dave Lopez
Garrad Marsh
Carmen Sabatino

Modesto City Council, District 1
John Gunderson
Mani Grewal
Ron Hurst

Modesto City Council, District 3
Kristi Ah You
Patricia Gillum

Modesto City Council, District 6
David Wright
Doug Ridenour

Modesto City Schools Board
John Walker

Videos

Gavin Newsom discusses Prop. 64 (marijuana) with Bee Editorial Board

Lt. Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, talks about Prop. 63 – the legalization of marijuana – at the Modesto Bee offices in Modesto, Calif. He spoke to The Bee's Editorial Board on Thursday, Sept. 15. (Brian Clark/bclark@modbee.com)
Gavin Newsom discusses Prop. 64 (marijuana) with Bee Editorial Board 2:01

Gavin Newsom discusses Prop. 64 (marijuana) with Bee Editorial Board

Gavin Newsom discusses Prop. 63 (gun regulation) with Bee Editorial Board 2:36

Gavin Newsom discusses Prop. 63 (gun regulation) with Bee Editorial Board

Gavin Newsom discusses Prop. 62 (death penalty) with Bee Editorial Board 1:24

Gavin Newsom discusses Prop. 62 (death penalty) with Bee Editorial Board

Ted Cruz draws boos after refusing to endorse Trump 2:18

Ted Cruz draws boos after refusing to endorse Trump