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Ken Calvert

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  • Gator hunt? Dog sledding? Campaign fundraisers get creative

    Gator hunt? Dog sledding? Campaign fundraisers get creative
    WASHINGTON — Forget the chicken dinner, the rubbery staple of the political fundraising circuit. Go alligator hunting with Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) on a Louisiana Bayou Weekend for a campaign donation of $5,000. Or spend a weekend in Hayward,...
  • 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...
  • Mexico earthquake: Video captures early-warning alert before shaking

    Mexico City had 71 seconds of warning before shaking from a 7.2 earthquake about 200 miles away rumbled into the capital, thanks to central Mexico’s 21-year-old early quake warning system, officials said Friday. It's a system that California still...
  • Burbank lawmaker seeks millions for earthquake warning system

    Burbank lawmaker seeks millions for earthquake warning system
    WASHINGTON -- A group of lawmakers is hoping the recent string of Southern California temblors will jolt Congress into funding an earthquake warning system. The lawmakers are seeking some of the $38.3 million needed to build the system on the West Coast...
  • California drought: House Republicans take aim at water rules

    California drought: House Republicans take aim at water rules
    WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled House passed legislation Wednesday billed as a response to the California drought, but the measure is unlikely to go further in the face of a White House veto threat and opposition from the state’s...
  • 28 Republicans may now face the tea-party music after debt-limit vote

    28 Republicans may now face the tea-party music after debt-limit vote
    Right-wing and tea-party groups already have House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) on their enemies list, thanks to his stance on last year's bipartisan budget agreement. One can only wonder what will happen to the rest of the House GOP leadership now...
  • Schiff, lawmakers want Forest Service to reuse Air Force cargo planes to fight wildfires

    Schiff, lawmakers want Forest Service to reuse Air Force cargo planes to fight wildfires
    With the Air Force announcing it no longer needs its fleet of C-27J cargo planes, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), today joined other members of Congress in introducing a new bill to transfer 14 planes to the U.S. Forest Service to fight wildfires. The...
  • Commentary: Feds, city came together on dredging project

    Re. "Newport completes lower-bay dredging," Feb. 15: An article by reporter Jill Cowan in the Daily Pilot highlights the completion of the Lower Bay (Newport Harbor) dredging. As I stated in the article, it was a "long, hard road to complete the big...
  • Congressional candidates tout backers

     
    Rep. Janice Hahn (D-San Pedro) continued to add to her endorsements in what is so far a three-way fight among Democrats for the newly drawn 44th Congressional District next year. Hahn recently announced backing from Alex Rooker, first vice-chair of......
  • Three area Republican congressmen endorse Mitt Romney

     
    Mitt Romney is being backed by three Southern California congressmen. Reps. Jerry Lewis of Redlands, Ken Calvert of Corona and Brian Bilbray of Carlsbad have officially endorsed Mitt Romney....
  • Hastert's Prairie Parkway push: FOX eyes

     
    by Mark Silva The former speaker of the House, Republican Dennis Hastert, is among the subjects of a FOX News Channel examination of questionable "earmarks'' in federal spending. His earmark: the Prairie Parkway that runs near land he owned west......