Posts Tagged ‘Tony Strickland’

10 California U.S. House races ranked ‘most competitive’ in country

Wednesday, July 18th, 2012

July 18, 2012 By John Hrabe National Journal's The Hotline released its first list of the most competitive U.S. House of Representatives races for the 2012 cycle. These are the 75 seats that National Journal considers "most likely to change hands in November." Interesting observations about t...

CA GOP ‘Idiots’ Lose State Senate

Monday, February 6th, 2012

FEB. 6, 2012 By JOHN HRABE Back to the campaign drawing board for California Republicans. The California Supreme Court recently upheld the maps drawn by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission. The immediate fallout: State Sen. Sam Blakeslee, R-San Luis Obispo, told his hometown paper t...

Dogfight Growls in 26th District House Race

Monday, January 30th, 2012

JAN. 30, 2012 By JOHN HRABE “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog,” goes an old adage. Just getting to Washington will be a test of friendship for the candidates in the dogfight over California’s new, redistricted 26th District in the U.S. House of Representatives. One of the coun...

Dogfight Over New 26th House District

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

  JAN. 8, 2012 By JOHN HRABE California's 2012 redistricting already is shaking up state and even federal politics. The candidates' dogfight for the new 26th congressional district could determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the U.S. House of Representatives after the November e...

Dems Defend Crooked Employees

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

John Seiler: Sen. Tony Strickland's bill to strip pensions from public employees who commit financial felonies on the job failed yesterday in committee. All of the majority Democrats opposed SB 115 in the Senate Committee on Public Employees, Retirement and Social Security. The bill would have aff...