Monday Nov 25
Contra Costa Times
Political Blotter: 2012 redux? Pete Stark vows to help unseat Swalwell
This is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more and post comments at www.ibabuzz.com/politics .
California lawmaker strives to bring technology innovation to House
The freshman congressman who is leading the charge for a mobile Congress is sitting where he is today partly because one former representative phoned it in.
Politicians' Public Service Often Creates Public Suffering
California Democrat Pete Stark finished 40 years in Congress in January. The 81-year-old proclaimed himself pleased with the half of his life spent in "public service" on Capitol Hill, yet the public has suffered disastrously from his efforts allegedly on its behalf.
The Foundation for Economic Education
The Self-Congratulation of the "Public Servant"
In January, California Democrat Pete Stark finished 40 years in Congress. The 81-year-old proclaimed himself pleased with the half of his life spent in "public service" . Yet the public has suffered disastrously from his efforts on its behalf.
Honda v. Khanna: Could Silicon Valley be ground zero for 2014 House Asian-American battle royale?
Ro Khanna - the former Obama Administration trade executive and Democratic rising star with a $1.2 million warchest - may be eying a big move: a House race against Democratic South Bay incumbent Mike Honda in 2014.