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  • Top-two primary system is shaking up California elections

    When Rep. Gary Miller this week became the latest California congressman to throw in the towel, the Rancho Cucamonga Republican in effect delivered his district into Democrats' hands. While Miller's is the only one of the five open House seats in...
  • McLeod becomes sixth California House member to head for exits

    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod, a freshman Democrat, announced Tuesday that she will run for San Bernardino County supervisor rather than Congress, becoming the sixth California House member to head for the exits and potentially creating yet...
  • Gloria Negrete McLeod becomes sixth California House member to quit

    Gloria Negrete McLeod becomes sixth California House member to quit
    In announcing Tuesday that she will run for another office, Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod (D-Chino) became the sixth member of California's House delegation to decide against seeking reelection this year. The freshman congresswoman who defeated a member of...
  • Democratic Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod of Chino won't seek reelection

    Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod's announcement Tuesday that she won't seek reelection to her Inland Empire seat is likely to set up yet another internecine fight in a state that already has many. The Chino Democrat will leave Washington after just one term...
  • Yes, a minimum wage boost will reduce poverty. Here's the evidence.

    The push is on in Congress to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, and so too is the conservative counterattack.  In the vanguard of the pushback is Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), who dismisses the minimum wage as a "stale" weapon in the war on...
  • San Francisco area Rep. George Miller to retire from Congress

    San Francisco area Rep. George Miller to retire from Congress
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. George Miller, a San Francisco Bay area liberal and dean of the California congressional delegation, announced Monday that he will retire when his term ends, closing a 40-year career on Capitol Hill.  The veteran Democrat’s...
  • Rep. George Miller's retirement could set off musical chairs

    The decision of Rep. George Miller to retire when his term ends could affect the political dynamic in the state Capitol. State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) said Monday he will run for Miller’s 11th Congressional District seat. If he wins, that...
  • California Rep. Howard McKeon to announce retirement

    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), a onetime western wear haberdasher who rose to become chairman of the powerful House Armed Services Committee, is expected to announce Thursday that he will retire after more than two decades in...
  • California's Rep. McKeon to retire from House

    California's Rep. McKeon to retire from House
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), a onetime western wear haberdasher who rose to become chairman of the powerful House Armed Services Committee, is announcing Thursday that he will retire after more than two decades in...
  • 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...
  • Obama to raise minimum wage for federal contractors

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama will order companies that do business with the federal government to pay their workers a minimum wage of $10.10 per hour as part of his effort to advance his agenda without cooperation from Congress.  The president will...