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  • Field guide to departing lawmakers -- and possible successors

    Henry A. Waxman’s surprise announcement that he’s leaving Congress means that four longtime California lawmakers are retiring from the House of Representatives. Two are Democrats, two Republicans. Combined, they served more than 100 years in...
  • 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...
  • Tony Strickland switches filing to Rep. Buck McKeon district

    Tony Strickland switches filing to Rep. Buck McKeon district
    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...
  • State Sen. Steve Knight joins (potential) GOP fight for Congress seat

    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. Knight's...
  • 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...
  • California GOP Rep. McKeon joins congressional retirement parade

    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...
  • Tony Strickland enters race to succeed Rep. McKeon; GOP fight expected

    Tony Strickland enters race to succeed Rep. McKeon; GOP fight expected
    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...
  • GOP Assemblyman Jeff Gorell to challenge Rep. Julia Brownley

    GOP Assemblyman Jeff Gorell to challenge Rep. Julia Brownley
    Republican state Assemblyman Jeff Gorell announced plans Monday to run for Congress next year against Rep. Julia Brownley (D-Oak Park) in a Ventura County-based swing district. Gorell's candidacy puts an end to former state Sen. Tony Strickland's...
  • California Senate leader skips national convention, focuses on state races

     
    California Senate leader skips convention to focus on state races...
  • 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....