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But pressure to support single payer, including SB 562 which passed the state Senate before stalling in the Assembly, has gotten the attention of candidates up and down the ballot, some of whom fear alienating the powerful “take no prisoners” California Nurses Association, single payer's most ardent ...
Democrats may be favored to win the House, although probably not the Senate, in the midterm elections, but the party certainly has no shortage of significant challenges moving forward. ... Another sticky issue for Democratic candidates in the House is their view on the impeachment of President Trump.

Ronald Reagan was elected president in 1980, precisely 14 years after he became governor of California. ... The best vindication of the Quatorze Quotient is that, at minimum, seven Democratic senators who won a big race in 2006 stand before the mirror every morning probably humming, “Hail to the Chief.
Tony Mendoza “more likely than not” behaved in a flirtatious or sexually suggestive manner toward staffers, a Senate investigation found. ... by two outside law firms tasked with investigating allegations that Mendoza had made unwanted advances to female aides while he served as an Assembly member from 2006 to 2012 ...
If it happens, the 280 characters might just make up one of the most important social media messages in California politics this year: a tweet from President Trump ... Not only have Democrats won every statewide race since the fall of 2006 — that's 18 separate contests — but the GOP share of the registered ...
All four of those top candidates are Democrats, showing just how dismal the prospects are for a Republican Party that has not won a statewide election in California since 2006. The polls' results largely mirror the findings in an earlier PPIC poll released in late November, though the race between Newsom ...

President Trump seemed to embrace a variety of bipartisan proposals to address gun violence at a White House meeting Wednesday, and urged Republicans to consider adding an assault weapons ban to a popular bipartisan Senate background check bill. The moment left the author of the ban, Sen. Dianne Feinstein ...
If re-elected, the venerable Democrat will almost certainly set the record for the longest Senate tenure of any Californian in history. She won her most recent three races — in 2000, 2006 and 2012 — by an average of almost 23 percentage points. The only close contest was her 1994 nail-biter victory over ...
Four current California lawmakers, including a candidate for governor, are named in sexual harassment claims released today by the state Legislature. .... of inappropriate behavior toward young women who have worked for Mendoza, who served in the Assembly from 2006-12 before winning his Senate ...
California Central Valley Congressman Jim Costa Joins a ... The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions ... first time since 2006, ensuring that the federal policy governing CTE is modern, robust and well-engineered. ... the skills gap and increase the number of job-ready candidates.
... York Democrat; and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, a California Democrat. ... Al Franken in 2006, before he was elected to office. ... The Senate Banking Committee will hold a hearing Tuesday morning on the ... as the committee did with former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page.
Sexual harassment takes spotlight in California's capital ... One lawmaker has ended his re-election campaign, and a second is the target of multiple allegations. The Senate and the Assembly have pledged action to root out ... Senate has investigated 15 sexual harassment complaints since 2006, while the ...
Al Franken faces a Senate ethics investigation — which he welcomed in ... their buttocks while taking photos with them during campaign events. ... grope her as she slept on a military aircraft during a USO tour in 2006. ... One woman said the Democratic candidate suggested they visit the bathroom together.
Pelosi, of California, defended Conyers as an “icon” who had “done a great ... Now, Trump says, the party cannot afford to allow Democratic candidate Doug Jones to win. A Jones victory could threaten upcoming Senate votes, Trump's ... into possible Russian collusion during the presidential campaign.
One lawmaker has ended his re-election campaign, and a second is the target of multiple allegations. ... Public records show the Senate has investigated 15 sexual harassment complaints since 2006, while the Assembly ...
Now Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, accused of assaulting teenage girls when he was in his 30s, is waving that same alternative rulebook. ... Moore is thumbing his nose at calls by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other GOP members of Congress to drop out of the campaign, and ...
... Moore, the Alabama Senate candidate accused of sexually assaulting teenage girls. ... She wrote that it occurred in December 2006, not long before ... with Representative Jackie Speier, Democrat of California, who has been ... The campaign committees of Republican Senate and House candidates sent ...

When that did little to excite anyone -- successful write-in campaigns are like ... City Olympics savior and twice-failed presidential candidate is said to be interested. ... A number of California Democrats, tired of waiting for a Senate seat to ... But even in wave years when power changes hands -- 2010, 2006 ...
Yet, if the Alabama special election for that Senate seat were held today, ... and that the allegations were a coordinated smear against his campaign. ... in 2014, the state's “sore loser” law passed in 2006 specifies that a candidate ... really apply here, because only two candidates made the ballot on time.
House and Senate Republicans believe passing the first tax code ... Pelosi of California at a press conference Monday at the Democratic National Committee. ... be a powerful one-two punch for Democrats on the campaign trail,” he said. ... he said, referring to the 2006 election that saw Democrats recapture ...
Feinstein's campaign has the big-name support of her fellow California senator ... of Supervisors are endorsing Feinstein's opponent for the senate seat, ... was elected to the state assembly in 2006, took state senate office in ...
Supports of Ed Gillespie, the Republican candidate for governor of ... fielded candidates while snatching a State Senate seat in Buckhead, ... or Oregon or California, or many other places, where the majority of ... a wave election in 2006, and inspiring throngs of Democrats to run for office in difficult districts.
Jaime Harrison has been trying to get people's attention for years about how the party can win in Southern states. As a black Democrat from ...
Retired Judge Steven Bailey has formally announced his campaign for California attorney general in the 2018 election. Bailey was first elected ...
Two candidates will face off in the New Jersey State Senate race in the 14th ... He was a township planning board member from 2006 to 2007, and he has ... Uccio was also an East Windsor Township Council candidate in 2015, ... After China, he moved to California and then back to Princeton in 2007.
Republican Ashley Swearengin says she won't run for governor or U.S. Senate in 2018 ... Gavin Newsom at the California Economic Summit in San Diego. ... Swearengin's 2014 campaign for controller was widely considered the ... to elect a statewide officeholder for the first time since 2006 because of her ...
LOS ANGELES, CA — State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon formally ... De Leon served in the Assembly in 2006-2010, was elected to the state Senate ... The contribution limit to a Senate candidate is $2,700 per election. ... Under California's "top-two primary" system the two candidates receiving ...
He urged voters to choose candidates in the upcoming midterm primaries, ... and Daily Kos successfully coaxed California state Senate leader Kevin de Leon ... The hawkish Lieberman was defeated by an anti-war candidate in the primary, ... in 2011, Daily Kos' Markos Moulitsas was still celebrating 2006.
Trump also returned to the campaign trail again yesterday, appearing at a ... groups that aren't backing Roy Moore's U.S. Senate campaign in Alabama. * The extremist candidate nevertheless continues to pick up support from ... In 2006, Bredesen won his re-election bid in the Volunteer State by a huge ...
A loss in Florida would all but relegate Democrats to the Senate minority for at least ... So Democrats have been targeting Scott as if he's already an announced candidate. ... his efforts to fill his campaign coffers, notably with a series of fundraisers headlined by one of the party's rising stars, California Sen.
Other leading Democrats, including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York and Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, have ...
Eye on Augusta: Money Pours into Referendum Campaigns & Party PACs ... Progress for Maine PAC registered in support of the campaign in August 2017. ... and other entities from Japan and the Mariana Islands to California, Las .... The second donor to Senate GOP PACs (and the third largest donor to ...
California Senator Kamala Harris was trying to rally Americans ... to campaign for the Democrat in Alabama's high-profile special Senate election. ... from donors and travel to campaign and spend for other candidates. .... His re-emergence on the state's political scene came when he ran a 2006 campaign to ...
California Democratic Sen. ... that she'll seek re-election garnered the endorsement of fellow Sen. ... Though she lost to Republican Pete Wilson, the campaign gave her the ... a primary challenge to Feinstein, but has yet to name a candidate. ... an identical margin in 2006 over former Republican state Sen.
The contribution limit to a Senate candidate is $2,700 per election. ... and Andrew Bouley of the Campaign for a Healthy California, which supports ... to a full six-year term in 1994, and re-elected in 2000, 2006 and 2012.
Here he is with then Sen. ... Chuck Schumer in October 2006 Sylvain Gaboury/Getty Images Harvey Weinstein, the ... Barbara Boxer of California and Sen. ... Weinstein supported Obama in his re-election campaign. ... During Obama's term in office, Weinstein continued to support influential Democratic candidates like Sens.
Wehrum in 2006 worked aggressively to block California from using the waiver ... At Wehrum's confirmation hearing Wednesday, California Sen. ... Dan Becker, director of the Safe Climate Campaign, described Wehrum as a ...
The governor drew criticism Wednesday from state Senate Republican ... In a Tuesday letter to campaign committees and every Democratic member of ... The letter raises the potential of a litmus test for candidates to receive ..... early uses of the test prompted state officials to delay its full roll-out until 2006.
The results are similar among all California adults, not just likely voters, with ... identical margin in 2006 when challenged by former Republican state Sen. ... The two candidates who receive the most voters in the June primary ...
The prospect of an Upton Senate campaign is already generating interest ... but he sure is beginning to act like a candidate for U.S. Senate, and I'll begin to act ... remains a popular spot for declared and prospective candidates to mingle ... House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California, Missouri Gov.
California's Senate leader wants a Los Angeles lawmaker accused of inappropriate ... Moore's wife has been defending him on the campaign trail, and the ... a journalist during a USO tour in 2006, the Minnesota Democrat was cut from a PBS ... He stepped aside shortly after four of his party's candidates for ...
Two of the aides met with Senate Rules Committee staff and detailed ... to a grand jury to cover up campaign finance fraud in Commerce, sources said. ..... in the state Assembly in 2006 and served six years in the lower house.
“Maybe in California we're going to have an election that's not foreordained.” He added that the poll results suggest a repeat of the 2016 Senate contest that ... and the GOP has not elected a statewide candidate since 2006. ... path to the governor's mansion, were split between the two leading candidates.
Welcome to Essential Politics, our in-the-moment look at California political and government news. ... she had no plans to run for governor or the U.S. Senate next year. ... elect a statewide officeholder for the first time since 2006 because of ... “It was really great to be on a statewide campaign and learn more ...
The California Senate earlier this year reached a five-figure settlement with a former employee over allegations of discrimination and retaliation ...
California Republicans are anticipating a tough election next year. Their candidates competing in premier races for U.S. Senate and .... Chatting with attendees, Republican Stephen J. Schrader, a candidate for U.S. Senate, said he ... entry into the race last week, calling him “another target for my campaign.
After mingling among the Republican candidates, delegates, activists and ... Democrats have two-thirds supermajorities in the Assembly and Senate. The last time Republicans won a statewide election in California was 2006. ... raise the gas tax, Republicans quickly launched a recall campaign against him.
It was pitched to voters as a way to elect more moderate candidates and reduce gridlock. ... to give its seal of approval to one candidate, there would be fewer scenarios like what happened in the 2012 U.S. Senate race. ... just launched his campaign for California secretary of state, said anyone who couldn't ...
When the votes were tallied in California's 2014 primary, the political world ... That kind of support hadn't been seen in a statewide race since 2006. ... The candidate who won those 2014 primary election votes for state controller, ... Slowly, Republican candidates have emerged for “down ticket” statewide ...
When Republican House members called on the Senate to end cloture rules that ... “We actually have a president who is keeping his campaign ... Research Council, which has sponsored the event since 2006. ... Another speaker is Judge Roy Moore, the Alabama Senate candidate who beat the incumbent ...


 

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