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  1. 'Pets on Trains' Plan Set in MotionRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Roll Call

    Rail passengers traveling along Amtrak's busy Northeast corridor could someday bring along a furry, four-legged companion, if a group of Capitol Hill lawmakers get their way. Tucked away in a passenger rail measure that sailed through a House panel last month is language that would create a pilot program for riders to carry pets aboard some trains, including those running between Boston and Washington.


  2. Democrats pull money from key Congressional racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 |

    The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has pulled its funding of Congressional races in which Democrats are trying to unseat incumbent Republicans. The DCCC has transferred those funds to races in which House Democrat incumbents are falling behind in the polls and need assistance, according to the NY Times on Tuesday.


  3. House Democrats Shift Funds to Defend IncumbentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Wall Street Journal

    President Barack Obama greets Rep. Steve Israel , chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee alongside California State Sen. Ted Lieu , who is running for U.S. Congress, in Venice, Calif., on Oct. 9, 2014. The House Democrats' campaign arm is narrowing its focus to protect incumbent lawmakers in the final stretch leading up to next month's midterm elections, Chairman Steve Israel told reporters Wednesday.


  4. McNerney, Amador battle for Congressional District 9Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | RecordNET

    The retired U.S. Marshall didn't make the primary cut in 2010, but he stuck around and entered the fray again this year to try and topple McNerney, making it past the June primary to the November ballot. Since McNerney was first elected to office in 2006, his efforts to stay there have drawn national attention and money and the election often went down to the wire in close contests.


  5. Our view: McNerney, Denham deserve re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | RecordNET

    Jerry McNerney and Jeff Denham tout their willingness to “work across the aisle,” and they've teamed up on important matters, including support for veterans. McNerney is a Democrat.


  6. DCCC Cuts Airtime in 8 TV MarketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Roll Call

    The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has started to pull back their advertising buys in several Congressional districts around the country, according to an aide. At this point in the cycle, the cancellations - also known as " triage " - serve as a signal the party does not see a path to victory for these candidates or races.


  7. School Named for Migrant-Turned-AstronautRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | NBC Bay Area

    When he was a young boy, he worked alongside his family with other farmworkers in California, moving from one town to another. When he was a grown man, Jose Hernandez became an astronaut.


  8. Mixed Reviews on New Passenger Rail Reauthorization ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Planetizen

    Six years ago Congress passed the first Passenger Rail Reauthorization Act, known as PRIIA. Reauthorization was introduced on September 11, in a bill praised by some but also criticized for decreasing Amtrak funding by 40 percent.


  9. GOP Rep Jeff Denham Applauds DREAMERs Being Allowed to Serve in MilitaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 |

    The news that certain illegal immigrants will be allowed to serve in the military was welcome news but not enough for one Republican who supported legislation to that end earlier this year. "Today's decision from the Department of Defense is a step forward for DREAMers who want to serve this great country," Rep. Jeff Denham said Thursday in a statement.


  10. Pro-Amnesty Gop: Amnesty Will Pass With a Gop SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Sweetness & Light

    Pro-immigration reform Republicans say there's a better chance that Congress will produce an immigration overhaul if their party wins control of the upper chamber in November. Are these pro-amnesty Republicans trying to make sure the Democrats take control of the Senate? They have to know that e very poll shows that a large majority of voters are strongly against amnesty.


  11. Supporters say immigration law could pass - with a GOP SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Hill

    Pro-immigration reform Republicans say there's a better chance that Congress will produce an immigration overhaul if their party wins control of the upper chamber in November. GOP lawmakers say that with Republicans in charge of both chambers, leadership in the House would have a negotiating partner across the Capitol they could trust.


  12. California House Republican up 8 in opponent's internal pollingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Hill

    Rep. Jeff Denham has an 8-point lead in his reelection bid, according to a new poll conducted for his opponent and shared with The Hill. Denham leads beekeeper Michael Eggman 49 percent to 41 percent in the poll, conducted for Eggman's campaign by Democratic pollster GBA Strategies and shared by a source close to Eggman's campaign.


  13. Republicans set sights on Dems in solid-blue statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | The Hill

    House Republicans are eyeing pickup opportunities this cycle in enemy territory - the liberal states of California, Illinois and New York. Districts in the trio of solid-blue states provide the GOP some of its best chances to knock off incumbents, as Republicans look to grow their congressional majority and reach their ambitious goal of 245 seats.


  14. Who's the cutest pet on Capitol Hill? Who is? Who is?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | The Hill

    Staffers and members of Congress celebrated their relationship with their pets on Thursday night as the Animal Health Institute organized the 18th annual Pet Night on Capitol Hill and the sixth annual Cutest Pet Contest on Capitol Hill Contest. A panel of local media personalities, including ITK columnist Judy Kurtz, narrowed the pets in each category down to five entries.


  15. Animal Health Institute Names Winners of 2014 Cutest Pets on Capitol HillRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | FishBowl

    Last night at the Cannon Caucus Room, the Animal Health Institute announced the winners of its Cutest Pets competition at AHI's Pet Night on Capitol Hill. Winners hailed from the offices of Sen. Boxer, Rep. Mike Honda, and Sen. Warren and were "unveiled" by Rep. Jeff Denham's dog "Lily," a 2013 winner.


  16. Jeff Cummins: Rail equals job boomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Fresno Bee

    If I told you that one of the largest infrastructure projects in U.S. history was going to be built here in the San Joaquin Valley, attract $6 billion in spending over the next five years, create over 20,000 jobs a year , and a few thousand jobs permanently, would you be in favor of this? To put this in perspective, the size of our economy in the Fresno area is about $32 billion. Six billion of that would be 20% of our economy.


  17. House T&I Committee approves passenger rail reform legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Transportation and Infrastructure Committee today approved bipartisan legislation that improves the infrastructure, reduces costs, leverages private sector resources, creates greater accountability and transparency, and accelerates project delivery for Amtrak and the Nation's passenger rail transportation system. The Committee approved by voice vote the Passenger Rail Reform and Investment Act of 2014, or PRRIA .


  18. House extends funding for VA programs; bill waits on Senate supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Urged on by Rep. Jeff Denham, R-Calif., the House on Tuesday night approved a politically unassailable, 20-page package that continues myriad veterans' programs and benefits. The move underscores congressional regard for veterans, while shedding light on Denham's own role as an advocate.


  19. Local Races to be DecidedRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 |

    With coming election of local officials approaching, there has been a concerted effort to the Republicans and Democrats to campaign to oust veteran congressmen. One of these is Reprentative Jeffery Denham which has been in congress for a long time for the 10 th District in California.


  20. House GOP Wants to Confine HSR to NECRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | CaHSR Blog

    There's a lot to dislike in the latest attack on passenger rail from the House Republicans, including further efforts to defund the vital long-distance routes. But what's particularly annoying is their ongoing effort to confine high speed rail in America to the Northeast Corridor, even though other regions have a strong need for HSR as well: The bipartisan bill also would end federal financial support for high-speed rail outside the Northeast Corridor, which would be permitted to spend up to $1 billion on high-speed rail.