Tag: House of Representatives
Twenty-term congressman is fourth member of state’s House contingent to announce he won’t seek re-election.
…in California, we’ll be watching to see what happens when you take largely inexperienced citizens, require them to discuss and debate their choices in public hearings, and then ask them to produce political maps that can pass the muster of both the law and public opinion. –John Myers Click on one of the links on […]
Speculation about Nancy Pelosi’s impending retirement can come to an end. This just in from her office: Over the past several days, I have spoken with many Democratic colleagues about how to continue our fight for to make our country more secure and strengthen the middle class, create jobs, protect Social Security and Medicare, and […]
And when I say “clings,” I really mean it. From Carolyn Lochhead at the Chronicle: In the gerrymander-gone-awry California 11th congressional district, sprawling across four counties from Gilroy to Lodi, incumbent Democrat Jerry McNerney is ahead 121 votes to GOP challenger David Harmer: McNerney 82,124 votes, 47.5% Harmer 82,003 votes 47.4% A third party spoiler, […]
CNN – “Republicans rode a wave of voter dissatisfaction with the state of the economy to win majority control of the U.S. House of Representatives in Tuesday’s midterm elections, while Democrats were poised to retain their majority in the Senate.” MSNBC “Republicans roared toward a sweeping electoral victory Tuesday, wresting control of the House and […]