Sierra Forward

Sierra Forward has a team of dedicated researchers working to bring change to the 4th Congressional District.


  • Lies, Lies, and More Lies (3/3/2019)- If their proposals were good policy — if they offered solutions that our country needs — the GOP would have no reason to lie. We know their arguments are empty ...
  • Donald Trump Stunning Hypocrisy (2/24/2019)- Stunning, breathtaking hypocrisy. Those are the words that come to mind as Tom McClintock once again expresses his full support for Donald Trump’s power-grab. During the Obama administration, McClintock railed ...
  • Tom McClintock (R - Elk Grove) Tell Tom McClintock: No more government shutdowns! (2/1/2019)- Thank you for all you did in our effort to replace Tom McClintock with a representative in Congress who is not beholden to Donald Trump, corporate donors and far-right ideology. ...
  • CD4 Rep. Tom McClintock - We can do better To Representative Tom McClintock (12/26/2018)- Dear Representative Tom McClintock, You won your reelection and you probably feel pretty good, as you should. It was a tough race, harder than any since your first. I am ...
  • Sierra Forward Logo Election Results Update (12/4/2018)- The Numbers The 2108 midterm elections were held four weeks ago today, but the votes are still being tabulated (due to high rate of vote-by-mail ballots and some number of ...
  • Sierra Forward Logo Looking in the Rearview Mirror (11/20/2018)- “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.” Hall of Fame NFL Coaching great Vince Lombardi. “Winning isn’t everything, but losing is nothing.” Author Frederick J. Lewis A half century in ...
  • McClintock Billboard It’s All Been About You (11/5/2018)- Tomorrow is the day we exercise one of the most valuable rights of citizenship in this country that we all love. Tomorrow we vote. And we will learn whether the ...
  • Our Chance to Change Our Government (11/4/2018)- 1 of 435. That’s the number I focused on when I was deciding what to do to help change my government – to push us back to the path we ...
  • Protect Our Care The Lives Saved by the ACA (11/1/2018)- As the residents of California’s Fourth District go to the polls to cast their votes, we urge them to focus on the policies that impact their lives. Health insurance is ...
  • Held Hostage by Health Insurance Life Without the ACA (10/30/2018)- As the midterm approaches, the lies from the right multiply exponentially. Across the Nation, GOP politicians are promising that they will protect the ACA’s pre-existing coverage, even as those same ...
  • Tom McClintock Ten Years and Still No Real Solution on Health Care (10/28/2018)- Tom McClintock has spent most of his time in Congress fighting to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but he has never offered a viable replacement. McClintock has represented California’s Fourth ...
  • Social Security Does Not Add To The Federal Deficit McClintock Wants to Take Your Earned Benefits (10/25/2018)- Tom McClintock isn’t always fully honest with his constituents but in one area, we know exactly where he stands. If you let him, he will slash the benefits you’ve spent ...
  • No double dipping! Our Tax Dollars at Work (10/23/2018)- Tom McClintock’s hypocrisy is on full display when he rails against government spending — a criticism that never applies to spending that benefits him or his family. He’s made clear ...
  • Joe Manchin (D) W.Va. The “Nuisance” of a Pre-Existing Condition (10/21/2018)- We all need health care. Many of us have a pre-existing condition, and those that don’t undoubtedly know one of the one-in-four American adults who do. And so we all ...
  • Helen, a five-year-old from Honduras, was detained by the Trump Administration. Go Home and Get in Line (10/18/2018)- Go home and get in line. That’s this writer’s most stark memory of a Tom McClintock town hall early last year. And that’s one of the reasons I’m so committed ...
  • Tom McClintock McClintock’s $170/Day Boondoggle (10/16/2018)- For a man who claims he is opposed to government spending, Tom McClintock takes a lot of money from the government. And he has gotten far more than he’s deserved ...
  • Senator Barbara Mikulski, center, with other senators in 2014.Credit Alex Wong/Getty Images We Need Women in Government (10/14/2018)- Last week, while defending the fact that the GOP has not placed a single woman on the Judiciary Committee – one of the most important in the Senate – Chairman ...
  • We Need Real Solutions to Combat Poverty (10/11/2018)- West Virginia is showing the country what happens when you try to find solutions in the past, instead of investing and building for the future. Although the country generally is ...
  • Women's rights The GOP’s War on Women (10/9/2018)- With the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, the country is at risk of returning to days we thought we had put behind us. The days when ...
  • Donald Trump and Paul Ryan smirking When Will Their Greed Be Sated? (10/7/2018)- In a well-functioning government, our representatives would evaluate policy based on facts and experience, and enact laws designed to actually improve people’s lives. But we do not have a well-functioning ...