California's far North recently gained some clout in the state legislature.
First District Assembly Member Brian Dahle (R-Bieber) was chosen by fellow Republicans to be the party's leader in the house.
The GOP is in the minority in a chamber where Democrats hold a super-majority. And Dahle has some ideas about reducing the Democratic edge in the 2018 elections.
The minority leader joins us to talk about his new responsibilities and his plans for using them.