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  • Inland Empire GOP Rep. Gary Miller won't seek reelection

    Inland Empire GOP Rep. Gary Miller won't seek reelection
    WASHINGTON — Facing one of the toughest campaigns of any Republican congressman in the country, Rep. Gary Miller announced Wednesday that he would not seek reelection to his Inland Empire seat, increasing prospects for a Democratic pickup....
  • Bragging rights for California Republicans: A win in San Diego

    Bragging rights for California Republicans: A win in San Diego
    Democrats in California can look forward to a good November: The governor is riding high. Republicans are scrambling to find enough candidates to fill a statewide slate. Congressional and legislative races will go lopsidedly Democratic, since Democrats...
  • House passes 'clean' debt ceiling increase

    House passes 'clean' debt ceiling increase
    WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives approved legislation Tuesday to extend the nation's borrowing capacity for another year, lifting the threat of government default and ending — for now — three years of partisan fiscal battles....
  • San Diego heads to polls to pick new mayor, close finish predicted

    San Diego heads to polls to pick new mayor, close finish predicted
    SAN DIEGO -- The campaign to select a successor to former Mayor Bob Filner is down to its final hours-- with a local think-tank predicting the race between City Council members David Alvarez and Kevin Faulconer is close. "It may be a late evening for...
  • Assembly fundraising race previews tough election battles

    Assembly fundraising race previews tough election battles
    SACRAMENTO -- The 2014 money chase is in full swing in a number of key California Assembly races, according to campaign finance reports filed this week that offer a preview of the battleground districts that will be decisive in the Democrats' campaign...
  • No. 2 House Democrat Hoyer predicts party will retake chamber

    No. 2 House Democrat Hoyer predicts party will retake chamber
    WASHINGTON -- A top Democrat predicted his party will retake the House majority in midterm elections this fall, starting with a special election next month in Florida's 13th District. Rep. Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 House Democrat, said he...
  • Obama's class of 2008 in Senate faces reelection fight

    Obama's class of 2008 in Senate faces reelection fight
    When Barack Obama won a historic victory in 2008, eight Democratic candidates captured Senate seats that had been in Republican hands. Those same Democrats are now facing their first reelection campaigns in a less friendly political climate, and...
  • Neel who? Again, a wealthy candidate reaches for a California win

    Neel who? Again, a wealthy candidate reaches for a California win
    Neel Kashkari announced his run for governor of California on Tuesday and then turned to the crowd to take a commemorative photo. "Say cheese!” the multimillionaire Republican declared. And all around the state of California, political...
  • Senate's Schumer calls on Democrats to fight for government

    Senate's Schumer calls on Democrats to fight for government
    WASHINGTON – One of the Democrats' top strategists in Congress said his party should punch back against the rise of the conservative tea party with a full-throated defense of government. He called for a 2014 legislative agenda that promotes jobs,...
  • Republicans seek to tap California drought for a political edge

    Republicans seek to tap California drought for a political edge
    WASHINGTON — Beleaguered and outnumbered, California Republicans think they may have found a crucial ally — drought. Up and down the state's increasingly dry Central Valley, Republicans have pounded away at the argument that Democratic...
  • Investigative committee reissues subpoenas in New Jersey bridge case

    Investigative committee reissues subpoenas in New Jersey bridge case
    TRENTON, N.J. -- A new joint investigations committee began its work Monday, seeking to unravel the mystery of who gave the order for the now-notorious traffic jam in September in the lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge. The new joint...