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Friday Sep 12 | The Fresno Bee

Long-time California legislator John Foran dies

John Francis Foran, a fixture in San Francisco Bay Area and Sacramento politics for more than a 40 years, died Thursday night. Foran was first elected to the state Assembly in 1962 after a stint as a deputy attorney general and later helped his high school friend, Leo McCarthy, also get elected to the Assembly.

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

Tue Sep 09, 2014

United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

Amid declining Jewish caucus in Congress, rising concerns over communal influence

From 31 in 2009 to a likely 19 in January, the unofficial Jewish caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives is shrinking fast. Jewish lawmakers have traditionally been the first stop for Jewish lobbyists seeking inroads for their issues, including Israel, preserving the social safety net, and keeping church and state separate.

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Related Topix: US News, Israel, World News, Middle East, Tea Party, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Tom Lantos, Henry Waxman, Democrat

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Intermountain Jewish News

Henry Waxman's retirement ends era in L.A. Jewish politics

When Rep. Henry Waxman, who will turn 75 in September, retires at the end of this year after 46 years in elected office, it will mark more than just the end of a storied career as one of the most prolific lawmakers in Congress. In 2012, Waxman's longtime friend and ally Rep. Howard Berman lost his reelection battle to fellow Rep. Brad Sherman after redistricting left them competing for the same seat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Personal Finance, Retirement, 2012 Presidential Election, Brad Sherman

Intermountain Jewish News

Henry Waxman's retirement ends era in L.A. Jewish politics

When Rep. Henry Waxman, who will turn 75 in September, retires at the end of this year after 46 years in elected office, it will mark more than just the end of a storied career as one of the most prolific lawmakers in Congress. In 2012, Waxman's longtime friend and ally Rep. Howard Berman lost his reelection battle to fellow Rep. Brad Sherman after redistricting left them competing for the same seat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Personal Finance, Retirement, 2012 Presidential Election, Brad Sherman

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Dallas Blog

Comedy Central against Sector Sanctions on Russia

Comedy Central has hired a team of Democrat Party lobbyists to stop President Barry Obama from imposing more 'sector sanctions' against Russia. According to the Free Beacon, "Media giant Viacom is turning to former Democratic Rep. Howard Berman to help it navigate its business in Russia around the latest round of sanctions placed on Putin's regime, according to As reported by the Free Beacon, "Viacom has several media properties that operate in Russia - including MTV Russia, Nickelodeon Russia and Comedy Central Russia.

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

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Forward

Henry Waxman Retirement Marks End of Era in Los Angeles Politics

When Rep. Henry Waxman, who will turn 75 in September, retires at the end of this year after 46 years in elected office, it will mark more than just the end of a storied career as one of the most prolific lawmakers in Congress.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Henry Waxman, Democrat, Personal Finance, Retirement, 2012 Presidential Election

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Former Congressman Howard Berman backs Bobby Shriver for supervisor

Former U.S. Rep. Howard Berman on Tuesday endorsed Bobby Shriver in the runoff election to fill Zev Yaroslavsky's seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, HIV/AIDS, Health, Brad Sherman

Hellenic News of America

HR 6649 "Naval Vessel Transfer Act of 2012" passes US House despite...

HR 6649 "Naval Vessel Transfer Act of 2012" passes US House despite opposition by Congressmen Sherman, Bilirakis, Engel & Sarbanes but fails to reach the US Senate in time.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, US Military, US Navy, US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Gus Bilirakis, Michael Bilirakis

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