Alex Padilla

Sen. Alex Padilla responds to federal abortion ban proposal, immigration reform criticism

(Inside California Politics) — Senator Alex Padilla (D-California) joined inside California Politics co-host Frank Buckley to discuss a number of topics, including a proposal by Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), for a federal ban on abortion at 15 weeks of pregnancy in most cases. Padilla calls on Republicans to support a Democrat-led plan to codify abortion […]

This Is The Week We Need To See Alex Padilla [OPINION]

These are troubled times in the kingdom of Hawkeye football. A 1-1 record after two games isn't the end of the world, but the play, if you can call it that, of Iowa's offense has been, well, offensive. The entire football community is calling for Spencer Petras to be replaced by Alex Padilla. My football friends, this is the week it needs to happen.

Senator Alex Padilla endorses Rex Richardson for Mayor of Long Beach

United States Senator Alex Padilla announced his endorsement of Vice Mayor Rex Richardson in the race for Long Beach Mayor. “I’m proud to endorse Vice Mayor Rex Richardson for Mayor of Long Beach. Rex has consistently delivered for Long Beach working families,” said Senator Padilla. “As Mayor, he will continue working to solve homelessness, fight for cleaner air and open spaces, and restore public safety services. I know that Rex will stand up for our values, and I look forward to partnering with him to ensure that Long Beach remains a city in which all can thrive.”

Alex Padilla, Council President Nury Martinez endorse Bass in LA mayoral race

More support poured in Wednesday for Rep. Karen Bass in her run for Los Angeles mayor against billionaire businessman Rick Caruso. Sen. Alex Padilla, Los Angeles City Council President Nury Martinez, Rep. Tony Cárdenas, and Assemblywoman Luz Rivas all announced their endorsement for Bass.President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris released statements officially endorsing Bass last week. Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi and other local representatives have previously said they are backing Bass, who finished first in the June primary race.Meanwhile, Caruso has been backed by former Mayor Richard Riordan, business groups including the Los Angeles County Business Federation, the Los Angeles Police Protective League. Celebrities including Kim Kardashian, Gwyneth Paltrow, Elon Musk, Snoop Dogg, Wolfgang Puck, music mogul Clarence Avant and Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos have also shared their support.Bass and Caruso will square off in November.

Iowa football: Kirk Ferentz addresses QB competition between Spencer Petras, Alex Padilla

Iowa faces a tough start to its 2022 season, as the Hawkeyes open against FCS power South Dakota State Sept. 3 before hosting arch-rival Iowa State one week later, so the offense needs to operate at peak capacity right away — and, ideally, with a clear starting quarterback. Spencer Petras returns for the Hawkeyes, but head coach Kirk Ferentz acknowledged Thursday during an appearance on The Rich Eisen Show that Iowa at least has some semblance of a competition at the position.