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4 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

The Buzz: California automatic recount bill stalls in Senate

Weeks after the tight finish in the June controller's race highlighted major weaknesses in California's recount law, legislation to create taxpayer-funded automatic recounts in close contests bogged down in partisan fighting and died.

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Daily Republic

A Labor Day to remember

Monday is a day to celebrate the labors of workers across the country, a national holiday that for many represents little more than a day off from work with pay; for others is a regular work day, perhaps with a pay incentive since it's a federal holiday; and for still others it is a celebration of the end of summer.

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Related Topix: Benicia, CA, US Politics, US News, Mike Thompson, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Solano County, CA, Opinion

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Daily Republic

Garamendi ranks 6th on DC paper's franking list

Rep. John Garamendi ranks sixth among all congressional representatives on a Washington, D.C. newspaper's list of spending for tax-paid franking privileges to send messages free to constituents.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Non-Profit, Social Security, Personal Finance, us Travel, Travel

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Washington Examiner

Frequent frankers in Congress face tough re-election fights

Seven of the 10 most frequent users of tax-paid congressional mail are also among those facing the toughest re-election battles.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Cook, Democrat, Jeff Flake, Representative Mike Coffman, Representative Richard Nugent

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Gov. Brown must not tolerate CalPERS'...

In 1991, state Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi went on a crusade against unlicensed insurance companies, telling some they couldn't do business in California.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pension, Personal Finance

Sat Aug 23, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Exclusive interview with congressman John Garamendi

FROM THE CALIFORNIA JET TO IMMIGRATION, LEGISLATORS IN OUR STATE HAVE TOUGH PROBLEMS IN DESPERATE NEED OF SOLUTIONS.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Immigration Reform, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Officials: Lake Tahoe imperiled by wildfires, drought

Lake Tahoe, a crown jewel of the western landscape, is being challenged by drought, invasive species, the threat of catastrophic wildfire and climate change, officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom McClintock, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat, Representative Mark Amodei, Representative Dean Heller

Knco radio

Water Bond Supports Storage and Restoration Act

With a lack of water in California due to drought this year, water issues are on the forefront of many politicians as time moves toward the November election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Doug LaMalfa, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Nevada County, CA, Colusa County, CA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Reporter

Solano County representatives applaud new water bond

New water bond is a win for the state and communities around the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, according to government leaders.

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Related Topix: Solano County, CA, Sacramento, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Roll Call

Garamendi on McCain, Graham: 'Those Two Would Like to Bomb Everywhere'

Garamendi says Congress needs to weigh in on the "slippery slope" of intervention in Iraq.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham, John McCain

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Reporter

Editorial: Responsible water bond proposal needed

It is good to hear that Governor Jerry Brown is willing to back off from his push to have voters approve Proposition 43, and to admit that the November ballot measure is clearly doomed.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Celebrities, Arnold Schwarzenegger, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Opinion

The Nation

Congress Needs to Assert Checks and Balances on Any New Iraq Mission

It is not a lack of sympathy with the historic and current circumstance of Iraq's religious minorities - or of other persecuted peoples in that traumatized country - that leads some of the most humane and responsible members of Congress to say that President Obama must seek approval from the House and Senate before committing the United States ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barbara Lee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Walter Jones, Republican

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Examiner.com

As the wheel turns: US policy for the Middle East

With the advent of the current growing crisis in Iraq , the past several years of the Obama Administration 's international policy agenda has be put into question.

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Related Topix: Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Mercury-Register

Polls show water bonds unlikely to pass

How much money should be dedicated to increasing California's water supply is one of the main sticking points to getting a re-crafted water bond on the ballot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Celebrities, Arnold Schwarzenegger, US Governors, Jerry Brown

Politico

Obama's liberal problem

President Barack Obama is pitching airstrikes in Iraq as a moral imperative, but some members of his own party on Capitol Hill aren't sold.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Lee, US House of Representatives, George Bush

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Vallejo Times-Herald

Water wars: Battles range on over ballot measure

Humans aren't the only ones fighting over water in California these days. A pair of snowy egrets tussle over the same spot on Wednesday while foraging for food in the shallow waters of the reservoir at Lagoon Valley Park in Vacaville.

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

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Marine News

Underwater PBCF Installation in South Korea

Last month Hydrex installed Propeller Boss Cap Fins on a 289-meter tanker during the vessel's stop in Mokpo, South Korea.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Europe, Finland, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mercury-Register

Report on impact of flood insurance rules on farmers completed

WASHINGTON, D.C. >> A report on the impact of flood rules on farmers, requested by three Californians in Congress, has been released.

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Related Topix: Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Agriculture, Science, The National, Entertainment, Television, Sutter County, CA

The Daily Republic

Logue: I'm a work horse, not a show horse

Congressional candidate Dan Logue described himself Monday as a work horse, not a show horse and called the Nov. 4 vote a "crossroads election."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, California, Yuba County, CA, Walnut Grove, CA, Solano County, CA, Yolo County, CA

Marine News

Colorado to Pull Anti-fracking Initiatives; Oil Shares Rise

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has persuaded anti-fracking groups to scrap two ballot initiatives that would have curtailed oil and gas drilling, and news of the agreement on Monday lifted share prices of oil producers.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Hickenlooper, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

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