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  • Strickland and Knight head for fall ballot to succeed Rep. McKeon

    Former state legislator Tony Strickland and state Sen. Steve Knight of Palmdale, both Republicans, were the top two finishers in the race to succeed Rep. Howard P. Buck McKeon and will face off in a November runoff. Strickland edged Knight in a field of...
  • Some of the hottest congressional campaigns do battle in California

    Some of the hottest congressional campaigns do battle in California
    A Republican first-time candidate and a Democratic state senator from the South Bay emerged from Tuesday's primary as the two fall contenders to succeed retiring Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) in a liberal, wealthy, Westside-dominated...
  • Several California congressional candidates raise more than $1 million

    Several California congressional candidates raise more than $1 million
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...