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2 hrs ago | Patch.com

Rep. Huffman Fighting New Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing

Rep. Jared Huffman and other members of the California Congressional delegation are urging Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to prohibit any new offshore oil and gas lease sales in the California Outer Continental Shelf Planning Areas as her department develops the next schedule of potential offshore oil and gas lease sales.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Jared Huffman, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, California, California Government

6 hrs ago | Daily Reporter

US weighs refugee status for youth from Honduras

The Obama administration is weighing giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, White House officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: US News, Family, Kids, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

7 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

Meet the Guy Behind 'Draft Brian Schweitzer' PAC

So what would compel someone to launch a super PAC devoted to drafting a presidential candidate who was widely seen as torpedoing his potential bid with a single disastrous interview? "I'm a fan of Brian Schweitzer ," said Pat Perugino , who described himself as a 23-year-old Connecticut political consultant.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Brian Schweitzer, US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Eric Cantor, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat

11 hrs ago | VDARE

California Democratic Leaders: Still Palely After All These Years

Jerry Brown, California's 76-year-old governor, is running for reelection this year to a post he first won in 1974.

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Related Topix: US Politics, California, Nancy Pelosi, US News, California Government, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Jerry Brown, US Governors

15 hrs ago | The Hill

Open letter to Senate leadership: Mass surveillance is censorship

Dear Majority Leader Harry Reid ; Minority Leader Mitch McConnell , Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy and Ranking Member Charles Grassley ; and Select Committee on Intelligence Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein and Ranking Member Saxby Chambliss ; As writers and artists, we join PEN American Center in urging Congress to act to end mass ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Democrat, Patrick Leahy, Saxby Chambliss

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Andre Birotte Jr. confirmed for L.A. federal judgeship

As a U.S. attorney, Birotte oversaw an obstruction of justice probe into the L.A. County Sheriff's Department The U.S. Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed the nomination of Andre Birotte Jr., U.S. attorney for the Central District of California, to serve as a district judge in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA

New York Daily News

Sen. Harry Reid returns to home state least frequently among all senators: report

The Nevada Democrat has traveled home only 11 times since 2011, according to a new analysis of Senate disbursement records by the Washington Examiner, making him the member of the upper chamber who goes home the least.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, Nevada Government, Nevada, Tim Johnson

The Willits News

Congressman Huffman wants more enforcement on trespass growers

Congressman Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael, is concerned with the dangers of trespass marijuana growers who he says pose public and environmental safety concerns, according to a statement released by Huffman's office.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, Representative Jared Huffman, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Mendocino County, CA, US Senate

Noozhawk

Capps Leads California Delegation in Opposing New Oil, Gas Leasing Off Coast

Rep. Lois Capps , D-Santa Barbara, on Tuesday led a letter from members of the California congressional delegation to U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, urging her and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to prohibit any new offshore oil and gas lease sales in the Northern California, Central California and Southern California ... (more)

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Related Topix: California, Lois Capps, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, California Government

The Orlando Sentinel

Obama vows U.S. will seek justice in downing of Malaysian jet

The Dutch prime minister says the government aims to have the first bodies from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 back in the Netherlands tomorrow.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Saxby Chambliss

Tue Jul 22, 2014

CNN

Prospects for border legislation in doubt

Prospects for passage of a plan to address the southern border crisis before Congress leaves for its summer recess were in doubt Tuesday as Republican congressional leaders blasted President Barack Obama for not engaging them and the top Senate Democrat dismissed GOP proposals as "crazy."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, John Cornyn

New York Daily News

Lupica: President Obama needs to 'man up' over MH17

Sen. Dianne Feinstein was the one to tell Putin to 'man up' over Russia's involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, but it's really Obama who should be stepping up given the evidence the government has.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Vladimir Putin, George Bush, Dick Cheney

Foreign Policy

Europe Treads Cautious Path in Confronting Russia

Despite calls for an arms embargo against Russia in light of the downing of a Malaysian jet over Ukraine last week that killed nearly 300 people, the European Union on Tuesday chose to stick with incremental measures to push Moscow to rein in Ukrainian separatists.

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Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Terrorism, US Senate, Carl Levin

The Hill

Key Senate Dems to Obama: Broaden Russian sanctions

Three Senate committee chairmen are urging President Obama to impose broad sanctions against Russia's defense, energy and financial firms in response to Russia's involvement in the downing of Flight MH17 last week.

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Related Topix: Robert Menendez, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Carl Levin

SF Appeal

Immigration Reform Rally Held Monday Morning

Immigrant groups held a rally in San Francisco today to vocalize their dissatisfaction with how the Democratic Party has handled immigration reform.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat

TwinCities

John Napier Tye: Meet Executive Order 12333 -- The Reagan rule that lets the NSA spy on Americans

In March I received a call from the White House counsel's office regarding a speech I had prepared for my boss at the State Department.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

News Observer

2008 law unexpectedly at center of border debate

More than 57,000 youths, mostly from Central America, have crossed into the U.S. illegally since October.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Family, Kids, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives

ABC News

2008 Law Unexpectedly at Center of Border Debate

Sen. Dianne Feinstein recalls turning on her television and seeing a young Chinese girl crying before a judge, without even an interpreter to help her after surviving a harrowing journey to the U.S. That was the genesis of a law six years ago that is now at the center of an immigration crisis at the nation's Southern border.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Family, Kids, Republican, Lindsey Graham, Robert Menendez, US House of Representatives

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Washington Post

The Fix: Here's why your Congress is so old

California's leading Democrats are remarkable specimens of longevity. The state's two senators are 73 and 81. Gov. Jerry Brown is 76. Rep. Nancy Pelosi, perhaps the best known Democrat in the state, is 74. Between the four of them, they've held their current positions for over eight decades.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Barbara Boxer, US Senate, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Liberal Political News

Forbes.com

Ukraine Lesson: Missile Defense Is The Missing Link In U.S. Global Strategy

Senator Dianne Feinstein said Sunday that tensions between Russia and the United States have reverted to Cold War levels as a result of Moscow's continuing role in Ukraine.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Strategic Defense Initiative, Vladimir Putin, Business News

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