Assemblywoman Kristin Olsen, R-Riverbank, discusses Measure L, the Stanislaus County transportation tax, at the League of Women Voters of Stanislaus County luncheon at Ridgway's Restaurant in Modesto. (Garth Stapleyfirstname.lastname@example.org)
Discussing the pros of Measure L
McClintock town hall in Sonora
Anatomy of a presidential concession speech
Gavin Newsom discusses Prop. 64 (marijuana) with Bee Editorial Board
As we inch closer to election day, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are starting to consider their election night speeches. While Donald Trump is leaving America in "suspense" as to whether he'll accept the results, in the American tradition, one candidate will likely give a concession speech. Whoever it is, here a few pointers on how to accept defeat with grace.
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Lt. Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, talks about Prop. 63 – the proposition that calls for background checks to by ammunition and court removal of firearms – at the Modesto Bee offices in Modesto, Calif. He spoke to The Bee's Editorial Board on Thursday, Sept. 15. (Brian Clarkemail@example.com)
Lt. Governor of California, Gavin Newsom, talks about Prop. 62 – the repeal of the death penalty – at the Modesto Bee offices in Modesto, Calif. He spoke to The Bee's Editorial Board on Thursday, Sept. 15. (Brian Clarkfirstname.lastname@example.org)
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 Clarkemail@example.com)
From former governors to software pioneers and pony enthusiasts, the Libertarian Party has drawn a diverse crowd that has become more optimistic about its chances in the 2016 election. CREDITS: New York Times
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both responded to the Orlando massacre today. Clinton spoke from Cleveland, Ohio and Trump spoke from Manchester, New Hampshire. Both expressed their very different stances on guns, Muslim-Americans, and how the country should be led in light of crisis. (Cutdown by Cristina Rayas / McClatchy)
Modesto voters on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, talk about Election Day at polling places at Shelter Cove Community Church on Coffee Road and La Loma Grace Brethren Church on La Loma Avenue in Modesto, Calif. (Jim McCarthy)
Hillary Clinton has garnered enough votes to clinch the Democratic nomination for president. But that was only the first half of the game. Now, Hillary Clinton has to turn her gameplan toward the general election, and here are the first three things she needs to do in order to win the presidency.
Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke to a packed house at the Modesto Centra Plaza on Thursday, June 2, 2016. In a pre-rally press conference, he focuses on the issue of climate control and carried that theme to his rally. (Brian Clarkfirstname.lastname@example.org)
Modesto residents leaving the Bernie Sanders rally in Modesto, Calif., were giddy after watching the presidential candidate speak to thousands of residents on Thursday, June 2, 2016. (Brian Clarkemail@example.com)
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders held a rally before thousands at the Fresno Fairgrounds' Paul Paul Theater on Sunday, May 29. The senator from Vermont was making a campaign swing through the San Joaquin Valley ahead of the June 7 California primary election.