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  • Confederate flag vote puts Knight on spot in congressional race

    Confederate flag vote puts Knight on spot in congressional race
    State Sen. Stephen Knight's recent vote against a measure barring the  display or sale of Confederate flag images from state museums and gift shops has caused a stir in the High Desert district where he is running for Congress this fall. The Palmdale...
  • Knight tells Donnelly not to walk precincts for him

    Knight tells Donnelly not to walk precincts for him
    State Sen. Stephen Knight (R-Palmdale) said Wednesday he has told controversial GOP Assemblyman Tim Donnelly not to walk precincts for him in Santa Clarita this weekend.  Donnelly, of Twin Peaks, arguably the Legislature's most outspoken conservative,...
  • Democrat drops his endorsement of GOP's Knight in congressional race

    Democrat drops his endorsement of GOP's Knight in congressional race
    Adding to events that have buffeted state Sen. Stephen Knight's campaign for Congress in recent days, the former rival Democrat who had endorsed him pulled his support on Thursday. Lee Rogers finished third in the June primary behind former state...
  • Tim Donnelly to walk precincts for Knight in congressional race

     GOP Assemblyman Tim Donnelly of Twin Peaks, perhaps the most outspoken conservative in the Legislature, plans to campaign this weekend  for state Sen. Stephen Knight, one of two Republicans battling to succeed a retiring congressman this fall. Knight,...
  • California Rep. Howard McKeon to announce retirement

    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

    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...
  • 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

    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...