| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 8:56 AM
WASHINGTON – Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) teared up Thursday as he formally announced plans to retire after more than two decades in Congress.
“I should have Boehner here, right?” he joked, referring to House...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Former Republican state legislator Tony Strickland made it official Tuesday. As expected, he's abandoning his challenge to Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Oak Park) and entering the race to succeed retiring Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) in a...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:39 PM
Shortly after dropping out of a Ventura County-based congressional district race and endorsing a fellow Republican, former state Sen. Tony Strickland has taken an official step to run in a neighboring district, records show.
Strickland on Nov. 29...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Republican state Sen. Steve Knight of Palmdale said Tuesday that he too will be a candidate for the congressional seat held by Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon -- if the Santa Clarita Republican decides not to seek re-election next year.
| Apr 15, 2014
| 7:01 PM
On the same day a new poll showed Americans still don't think much of Congress, several California candidates tried to show their solidarity with people on taxes.
Some, including Republican congressional candidates Doug Ose, Tony Strickland and Paul...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 8:31 PM
Republican Tony Strickland, running to succeed Rep. Buck McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), on Tuesday launched a cable TV ad for his campaign.
The 30-second ad, dubbed "Principles," portrays Strickland as a conservative in the Ronald Reagan mold dedicated to...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, taking a broadening role in efforts to help candidates of his party, on Wednesday endorsed former state legislator Tony Strickland, the Strickland campaign announced.
The former state assemblyman and...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 7:31 PM
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...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Former Republican state legislator Tony Strickland has launched the first radio ad in the race for an open Santa Clarita/Antelope Valley area congressional seat.
And the narrator of the ad is none other than retiring Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:15 PM
If there were a club for candidates who raise more than $1 million, an increasing number of California congressional hopefuls would be joining.
Top candidates in some of the state's hottest House races have been collecting contributions at a breakneck...