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Jim Costa

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  • New California water legislation might be on tap

    WASHINGTON California water legislation is starting to trickle across Capitol Hill. One newly introduced bill would speed approval of Sites Reservoir in the Sacramento Valley. Another would help restore San Francisco Bay habitat. More targeted bills...
  • Congress pressures both sides in ports dispute

    WASHINGTON Congressional Republicans and Democrats are working together to reach a rapid resolution of a labor dispute that's clogging West Coast ports. With crop exports from regions like the Pacific Northwest and California's Central Valley...
  • Some GOP House challengers were short on funds, reports show

    Some GOP House challengers were short on funds, reports show
    The Republican challengers who nearly upset two veteran Democratic congressmen in California during the Nov. 4 elections ran short on money for their campaigns and got little or no help from their party, reports filed this week showed. Rep. Jim Costa...
  • California Democrats appear to have gained a House seat

    Democrats appear to have gained a seat in California's congressional delegation as the last of the state's close House contests seem settled — more than two weeks after Election Day. In both races, Democratic incumbents staved off Republican...
  • Democrats pick up House seat in Inland Empire, 2 years behind schedule

    Democrats pick up House seat in Inland Empire, 2 years behind schedule
    With a handful of key congressional races still too close to call Wednesday, Democrats can savor one victory, at least: Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar delivered an open Inland Empire seat into their hands. Aguilar defeated military veteran and...
  • California GOP victory: Democrats denied supermajority

    California GOP victory: Democrats denied supermajority
    California Republicans scored a rare victory in Tuesday's election by denying Democrats a two-thirds legislative supermajority that would consign GOP lawmakers to virtual irrelevance in the state Capitol. For a party sharply diminished by two decades of...
  • Honda declares win as officials add to tallies in close House races

    With fewer than 30,000 votes left to count, Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose) declared victory Friday in his bruising battle with fellow Democrat Ro Khanna. Khanna conceded a few hours later. After thanking his supporters, Honda, during a news conference...
  • In San Diego race, Peters appears close to victory over DeMaio

    In San Diego race, Peters appears close to victory over DeMaio
    Rep. Scott Peters (D-San Diego) appears close to defeating Republican challenger Carl DeMaio after a costly campaign marked by biting accusations. Peters, seeking a second term, is ahead by 4,771 votes with between 6,000 and 8,000 votes remaining to...
  • Rep. Peters appears headed for victory over GOP challenger in San Diego

    Rep. Scott Peters (D-San Diego) appears close to defeating Republican challenger Carl DeMaio after a costly campaign marked by biting accusations. The Associated Press has declared Peters the winner. Peters, seeking a second term, is ahead by 4,491...
  • Rep. Brownley apparent winner in tight congressional race, AP says

    Rep. Brownley apparent winner in tight congressional race, AP says
     Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Westlake Village) declared victory Wednesday after the Associated Press named her the winner of one of the closest congressional races in the nation.   The latest vote count update showed her running about 2,400 votes ahead of...
  • Lawmakers, Armenians urge U.S. to investigate attack on Syrian city

    Lawmakers, Armenians urge U.S. to investigate attack on Syrian city
    WASHINGTON – For Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, the attack on a Syrian town that is home to descendants of the Armenian genocide was a painful reminder of the past. "I can’t help but think, 'Here we are again,'" said Eshoo, whose grandparents...