Articles Tagged With ‘Congress’




Is Capps upset with Obama?

Central Coast Rep. Lois Capps praised President Barack Obama for his State of the Union address Tuesday night, but took an uncharacteristic jab at the commander in chief for passing over the subject of gun control. Capps credited Obama with... (Continue reading)

Could Kevin McCarthy be the next majority leader?

Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), a congressman who prior to redistricting represented Paso Robles, is becoming one of the quickest official to become majority leader in congressional history. [Washington Post] Following Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.) primary loss on Tuesday, McCarthy, 49, is... (Continue reading)

Sandra Fluke mulling California Congressional run

Women’s rights activist Sandra Fluke is considering running for Congress in California to replace Rep. Henry Waxman, who is retiring at the conclusion of his term this year. [Washington Post] Fluke garnered national attention after recommending taxpayer-subsidized birth control during... (Continue reading)

Former Lois Capps supporter mounting 2014 challenge

A former liberal Lois Capps supporter is running as a conservative Republican against the15-year incumbent congresswoman. Santa Barbara City Councilman Dale Fancisco announced at a San Luis Obispo North County Tea Party meeting Monday evening that he will run against... (Continue reading)