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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...
  • Top-two primary system is shaking up California elections

    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 ad heats up Buck McKeon succession race

    Tony Strickland ad heats up Buck McKeon succession race
    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-...
  • Congress candidates try to score points with voters on tax day

    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...
  • Tony Strickland takes congressional campaign to cable TV ads

    Tony Strickland takes congressional campaign to cable TV ads
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mitt Romney endorses Tony Strickland for Congress to help GOP

    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...
  • 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...