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  • Capps and Maldonado win in Central Coast House district

     
    Republicans and Democrats will battle this fall over a newly drawn congressional district where Rep. Lois Capps (D-Santa Barbara) and former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado (R-Santa Maria) were the top vote-getters in Tuesday's primary election....
  • Two vie to take on Rep. Capps in Central Coast race

     
    Former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado jumped to an early lead Tuesday over actor Chris Mitchum for the chance to take on Rep. Lois Capps (D-Santa Barbara) in the fall. Early returns showed Capps with nearly half the vote. Maldonado was......
  • Congressional leaders stumping in California races

     
    Congressional leaders are in California this week to help raise money for candidates in hot congressional races. The state is seen as a key to which party will control the House of Representatives next year....
  • Democrats target two GOP congressmen from California with TV ads

     
    Congressional Democrats began running television ads against two of the California Republicans they hope to unseat in November. Former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado and Rep. Lois Capps (D-Santa Barbara) also have taken their battle to TV....
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce spends big on California GOP candidates

     
    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Friday launched a TV ad campaign to help Republicans in heated California congressional races. Several of the targeted contests are in Southern California....
  • Jerry Brown, California Democrats appear to be big winners in election

     
    Gov. Jerry Brown’s $6-billion-a-year tax initiative to rescue California schools and the state's finances appeared to squeak by with a victory....
  • Capps leading Maldonado in 24th Congressional District

     
    In the race to represent California's Central Coast in Congress, Democratic Rep. Lois Capps of Santa Barbara was leading in partial returns over Republican Abel Maldonado of Santa Maria. The seat was one of the few in California that the......
  • Capps wins in 24th Congressional District

     
    Democratic Rep. Lois Capps of Santa Barbara beat Republican Abel Maldonado of Santa Maria in the race to represent the Central Coast in Congress, according to incomplete returns. Maldonado conceded to Capps shortly before midnight. "A short while ago, I.....
  • Gulf oil spill: Congress wants independent panel with subpoena power

     
    On Capitol Hill, a pair of Democratic lawmakers proposed creating an independent commission with subpoena power to investigate the causes of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and to recommend measures to prevent similar disasters. A......
  • Gulf oil spill: a gush of legislation

     
    Public hearings on the catastrophic gulf oil spill have only just begun, with their myriad opportunities for grandstanding, but more substantive political work is also underway: Federal lawmakers are tossing bills into the hopper to reform the nation's...
  • BP shares plunge 15% as more investors flee

     
    Shares of BP are plummeting for a fourth consecutive session as investors bolt amid mounting U.S. pressure on the oil giant over its catastrophic Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The company’s U.S.-traded shares were down $5.31, or 15%, to $29.36......