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High-speed rail could transform Fresno's poorest neighborhood. Will Trump get on the train?

By Dave Levinthal

What stands in the way of native American voters?

By Carrie Levine

Out-of-state donors pour cash into Democrats' state races

By Rui Kaneya and Joe Yerardi

Reporting recipe: How to investigate out-of-state influence in 2018 races

By Joe Yerardi

Redistricting explained: All eyes on state races in 2018

By Mark Olalde

'Hope to hopelessness': Will government step up after second storm?

By Ashley Balcerzak

How Trump's wall could kill a Texas border town

By Suhauna Hussain

The closing of an international border: a brief history

By Suhauna Hussain

An uncertain future for America’s wind energy capital

By Kristian Hernández

Public pressure isn't enough to ensure government ethics, experts say

By Rachael Seeley Flores

New law: U.S. Senate candidates must e-file campaign finance reports

By Rosie Cima

Why are corporations pouring millions into shoo-in governor races?

By Sanya Mansoor, Liz Essley Whyte and Joe Yerardi

Election 2018 is awash in special interest cash

These state lawmakers are running unopposed, but still rake in campaign cash

By Sanya Mansoor, Liz Essley Whyte and Joe Yerardi

‘Dark money’ in politics is about to get lighter

By Dave Levinthal and Sarah Kleiner

Police are key to successful hate crimes convictions

By Bryce Spadafora, Connor Murphy and Brandon Bounds