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The federal government began shutting down early Saturday after a flurry of dramatic, last-minute negotiations failed to end the congressional deadlock over a spending bill before a midnight deadline. Intensive talks on the Senate floor, even after the deadline passed, broke down without agreement.
June 2, 1987 - Wins a special election in California's 5th Congressional District, filling seat of Representative Sala Burton. 1987-1993 - Represents California's 5th Congressional District in the US House of Representatives. January 12, 1991 - Votes against authorizing use of force in Iraq (House Resolution ...

Santa Barbara congressional candidate Justin Fareed claims he's a “third-generation rancher” who oversees the family's cattle business, but for nearly five .... “That association would be a particularly potent election handicap in California — especially today, now that Trump has called for oil drilling off the ...
As the first midterm elections of the Trump era creep closer, scientists across the country are emerging from their labs to run for Congress. ... In 2014, Knight told the SCV Beacon that AB 32, a 2006 California law requiring the state to reduce its carbon emissions, was part of a “a rash mission to curtail global ...
In 2006, San Diego Congressman Randy “Duke” Cunningham was ensnarled in a massive corruption and lobbying scandal that resulted in his resignation and imprisonment. ... During the election, California's 50th Congressional District became one of the most watched political events in Washington.
The announced retirement this week of two endangered Southern California congressmen, Republicans Darrell Issa and Ed Royce, could signal ... Further warning rests in the roughly 70 special elections held in 2017, for Congress and also state legislatures and other elected positions throughout the ...

Those sentiments were echoed by Senator Jeff Flake, who is not seeking re-election but warned that Republicans were putting themselves at serious political risk if they embraced earmarks. “That's crazy talk,” Mr. Flake said. “We got beaten like a borrowed mule in the 2006 elections largely because of the ...
One reason that has gotten a lot of attention is the large number of House Republicans who have decided not to seek re-election. ... On Monday, Democrats got one of their biggest retirement wins of the cycle when the Republican Ed Royce of California's 39th District said he would not seek re-election.
The effort specifically targets eight Senate races, nine gubernatorial elections and more than 30 congressional districts in those states. ... faced a historically expensive primary if Steyer had decided to run against her, praised the billionaire for his promise to help Democrats take the majority in Congress.
He only has to finish second in June to advance to the November election. ... The party could risk an outcome it has seen before: In California's 2016 race for U.S. Senate, no one in the crowded field of Republican candidates was ... No GOP candidate has won a statewide election in California since 2006.
Ryan's super PAC, the Congressional Leadership Fund, will open a field office in Eastern Washington to support McMorris Rodgers' re-election effort in ... The organization has opened five offices in California, three in Pennsylvania and two each in Florida, Illinois, New Jersey and New York, all targeting ...
The committee is running one of three congressional investigations into Russian election meddling, and its inquiry has come to focus on, in part, Mr. ... leaders in Congress agreed that committees in the House and Senate would investigate Russia's efforts to influence the outcome of the 2016 election.
With another election year arriving, Elk Grove residents will have the opportunity to vote for their candidate of choice in the city elections and in the .... to obtain this Congressional seat are Carlos Alcala and Norma Alcala, the chair and vice chair, respectively, of the Chicano Latino Caucus and the California ...
Others said it is up to congressional Republicans to notch legislative victories to prove the GOP can handle the responsibility of governing. ... “People use midterm elections to stick it to the executive,” said Thad Kousser, a political scientist at the University of California, San Diego who studies state ...
Indeed, Trump's job approval rating — a key indicator in midterm elections — lags below 40 percent in most polls, and marks for Congress are half that. ... 31 House Republicans have announced their retirements so far, ahead of a typical election-year pace and giving rise to comparisons with 1994, 2006 ...
Jackie Speier says she isn't jumping into California's governor's race, despite former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown's assertion that the ... attempts to influence the 2016 election, and she has pushed for Congress to reform its sexual harassment policies since disclosing her own experience last year.
Rep. Sue W. Kelly lost her re-election bid in 2006 even though she appeared safe, having won two years earlier with 67 percent of the vote in a New York district carried by President George W. Bush. The result is a reminder that wave elections produce their own dynamics. (CQ Roll Call file photo).

Maryland targeted by Russia ads during presidential election ... “With the 2018 midterm elections just around the corner, Congress must come together and advance bipartisan reforms to ... Dianne Feinstein, D-California.
A former foreign policy advisor to President Donald Trump's campaign has acknowledged in testimony to Congress that he had contact with a ...
Most of the efforts to protect elections have focused on technical cybersecurity ... When the Associated Press analyzed the 2016 congressional election results, ... many as 22 additional U.S. House seats” more than they would have won ... vote for president at all – and have no voting members of Congress.
November 06, 2017 ... Democrats across the country, reeling from last year's election loss, are ... they used to redraw both state and congressional maps in their favor. ... reshape boundaries for U.S. House of Representatives districts in its .... Adam Werbach, a California-based activist and cofounder of Win ...
Updated 11/06/2017 08:00 PM EST ... Here's POLITICO's guide to the other elections to watch on Tuesday: ... This is the third election in which Minnesota's big mayoral races will be conducted ... was narrowly defeated (53 percent to 47 percent) in California in 2016, after ... Utah: 3rd Congressional District.
And as the march toward Election Day 2018 begins, the forces that helped abolish ... access, Democrats need to boost their numbers in Congress. ... Before 2006, no states required voters to show identification before casting a ballot. ... After the 2010 elections, 10 states implemented stricter voter ID laws, ...
The closest California congressional challengers came to raising this ... bump in the number of challengers well ahead of the 2006 election ...
Welcome to Essential Politics, our in-the-moment look at California ... elect a statewide officeholder for the first time since 2006 because of ... Swearengin, who didn't mark a choice for president on her ballot in the 2016 election, ..... With the midterm elections critical to the battle for control of the U.S. House, ...
You don't often see lawmakers in the audience at congressional hearings, ... 10:06 am ET: And here is Kent Walker from Google. .... Harris is as well, to represent this tech community from California,” Feinstein began. ... “probably got more attention here [in Congress] than they did” during the election.
Other candidates could also enter the race setting up a primary in which the top two finishers qualify for the general election. Gatsas told New ... STEPHEN MULLS RUN FOR CONGRESS. Former gubernatorial and congressional candidate John Stephen has been ...
The Great Lakes region includes swing states crucial to Trump's election - Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin. There's also New York, ... File -- Ed Rinkevicius fishes along Lake Michigan June 22, 2006 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicagoans and ... Gov ...
The Santa Fe Group's objective looks daunting in post-election Washington, where repealing the Affordable Care Act and cutting federal health spending are priorities for both the Trump administration and Congress' Republican leadership. What's more ...
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a representative from California since 1987. Personal: ... June 2, 1987 - Wins a special election in California's 5th Congressional District, filling seat of Representative Sala ...
Before President Donald Trump hosted The Celebrity Apprentice, in which C- and D-list celebrities compete for the title of Celebrity Apprentice, Trump's successful realty show was just The Apprentice, in which regular folks competed for a one year ...
Editor's Note: This feature, which first appeared in Mother Jones magazine, explains the history of how California came to claim first place in almost every renewable-energy category, starting with clean air regulations around fuel efficiency.
After losing the September 2006 primary in a landslide, McFarland transferred her remaining campaign funds, more than $154,000, to a congressional exploratory committee. That decision, in and of itself, was not unusual: Exploratory committees allow ...
From C-Span: C-SPAN announced that Sanjana Ranganathan, a student at Gale Ranch Middle School in San Ramon, California is an honorable mention winner in C-SPAN's national 2017 StudentCam competition.
But when Brown picked Becerra, a 24-year veteran of Congress and a House Democratic leader, he turned the 59-year-old attorney into the instant favorite in next year's contest for attorney general, an office that has a history of being a steppingstone ...
"The results on voter ID laws are in - and it's bad news for ethnic and racial minorities," ran a September 2016 op-ed in the Los Angeles Times, authored by University of California San Diego Professor Zoltan L. Hajnal. "My colleagues Nazita Lajevardi ...
But Vinehout won just 4 percent of the vote in the 2012 primary to face Walker in the recall election, so she may not have what it takes to run a tough race.
Gavin Newsom told the the Sacramento Bee he'll propose a universal healthcare system for the state, a response to ongoing efforts by President Trump and the Republican-led Congress to replace the Affordable Care Act. With the ... National Nurses United ...
The measures are unlikely to get far in the Republican-led Congress, and even less likely to be approved by Trump if they get to his desk.
While this effort doesn't directly affect the state's congressional lines, if Republicans are futzing with legislative district borders in this part of the state, it's a sign they're worried about the race for the U.S. House too. ... won their first ...
By Reid Wilson - 03/06/17 01:34 PM EST 654. 4,685 ... Four months after Election Day, Republican and Democratic administrators have uncovered only a handful of instances of improper or illegal voting despite President Trump's unfounded allegations of ...
Devin Nunes of California, the Republican chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said his committee would look into whether the federal government was conducting wiretapping of campaign officials as part of the panel's investigation into Russian ...
Aneelah Afzali, the executive director of the American Muslim Empowerment Network, will attend President Donald Trump's address to Congress on February 28th. Every lawmaker in Congress is ... people to contribute to their communities. Afzali also said ...
On Friday, a group called the American Jewish Congress told members of the Democratic National Committee that Ellison - the first Muslim member of congress - would "threaten the relationship" between America and Israel. Harvard professor ... Added ...
One of the first conversations about cashless tolling came up while Stephen Harrison was running for Congress against Vito Fossella back in 2006. "We were one of the first [places] to talk about it and one of the last to get it," Harrison said a laugh ...
"Our job is to build a structure that wins elections and wins elections right here," said Tim Clark, Trump's California campaign manager who is now serving as a liaison between the White House and the Department of Health and Human Services. "We've ...
A flurry of smartphone snapshots with a cardboard Donald Trump and blazing red "Make California Great Again" hats signaled that many of the GOP delegates at the California Republican Party convention this weekend have embraced the new president and ...
Posted: Friday, February 24, 2017 2:06 pm | Updated: 8:01 pm, Fri Feb 24, 2017. Dems invite immigrants to ... WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats have invited immigrants and foreigners to President Donald Trump's first address to Congress in an effort to put ...
As the California Republican Party looks ahead to a high-stakes governor's race and midterm elections in 2018, it faces a grim reality: A Republican hasn't been elected to statewide office here in more than a decade, and the Democrats hold a powerful ...
After weeks of protests outside the offices of Republican members of Congress failed to persuade them to hold town halls meetings, activists are planning "search parties" and candlelight vigils outside the homes of seven California representatives ...


 

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