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Friday Apr 11 | Roll Call

Guilty Plea for Foreign Money in U.S. Campaigns

A California luxury car dealer pleaded guilty Thursday to a scheme that moved hundreds of thousands of dollars from a foreign national into U.S. campaigns.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, California Government

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Denver Post

How other states behave after the recall comes to town

Following the defeat of two state senators in recalls last September, Colorado Democrats are continuing an age-old tradition - trying to revamp recall laws.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, California Government, Ron Paul, Republican, Opinion

Wed Apr 09, 2014

ThinkProgress

The House Of Representatives Doesn't Require Any Sexual Harassment Training

The House of Representatives doesn't currently require lawmakers or their staff to undergo a mandatory training about what constitutes inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace - but Rep. Jackie Speier wants to change that.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jackie Speier, Democrat, Liberal Political News

NOLA.com

Citing video of Rep. McAllister kissing staffer, congresswoman wants mandatory sexual...

Citing the recently disclosed video of Rep. Vance McAllister , R-Swartz, kissing a staffer and other inappropriate conduct by public officials, a California congresswoman wants all House members and their staffs to take mandatory sexual harassment training classes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sunshine State News

How TV Censorship Works for Democrats

On April 1, Washington Mayor Vincent Gray was denied a second term, defeated in the primary by upstart city councilwoman Muriel Bowser.

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Related Topix: US News, Vincent Gray, US Governors, Chris Christie, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Trenton, NJ

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Politico

Speier calls for harassment training

A House Democrat is calling for mandatory sexual harassment training for lawmakers after revelations that a House Republican was caught on tape in a romantic embrace with a now-ex-aide.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Representative Jackie Speier

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Scott Peters

Skirmishing in the pitched battle for San Diego's 52nd Congressional District seat held by Scott Peters intensified Tuesday with some leaders in the LGBT community endorsing the freshman Democrat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Scott Peters, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Gay/Lesbian, Republican, Paul Ryan

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Breitbart.com

California: A Glimmer of Hope in San Diego

Last in the nation in K-12 test scores and business climate, first in high taxes, unemployment and stifling regulation, California is on the road to Detroit.

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Related Topix: US Politics, California, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California Government, us Travel, Travel

AlertNet

San Diego mayor accused of sex harassment released from house arrest

Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, who resigned last year amid a torrent of sexual harassment allegations and was later convicted of abusing three women, said on Monday he had spent his court-ordered home confinement working to correct his behavior and regain his integrity.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Prison, San Diego County, CA

Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Raw Story

Megyn Kelly and Dana Loesch dismiss gender pay gap as 'myth' and 'meme'

Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly and conservative talk radio host Dana Loesch took a moment Friday night on "The Kelly File" to dismiss concerns that women might have over getting paid less than their male counterparts for the same work.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Switched

Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon Indicted On Public Corruption Charges

Less than six months on the job, the mayor of Charlotte was arrested and accused Wednesday of accepting more than $48,000 in bribes from FBI agents posing as real estate developers who wanted to do business with North Carolina's largest city.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Prison

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Uptown San Diego Examiner

Daily Business Report-March 24, 2014

After three years in operation, the nonprofit charged with planning a yearlong extravaganza to mark the 1915 Panama-California Exposition in Balboa Park is out of business.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA, Non-Profit, US Politics, US News, Balboa Park (San Diego, CA), US House of Representatives, Democrat, Outsourcing

Wed Mar 19, 2014

San Diego CityBEAT

They wanted Kevin Faulconer - to be distracted'

"A politician's words reveal less about what he thinks about his subject than what he thinks about his audience."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tea Party, Public Relations, San Diego, CA

Mon Mar 17, 2014

Lincoln Daily News

California Republicans tackle image and appeal at state convention

California Republicans kicked off their annual convention on Friday with an ambitious agenda aimed at remaking the party and a promise to reclaim the once red but now blue state dominated by Democrats.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, Condoleezza Rice, Reince Priebus, Jerry Brown, US Governors

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