| Dec 10, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Democratic rivals Howard Berman and Brad Sherman set a California candidate spending record with their race for a San Fernando Valley congressional district seat. Sherman defeated Berman on Nov. 6....
| Apr 5, 2012
| 10:52 PM
SAN DIEGO - Speaker of the House John Boehner spent Thursday evening in San Diego at a re-election fundraising event for fellow GOP, Congressman Brian Bilbray.
The event was put on by the Lincoln Club of San Diego County and held at the private home...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 4:17 PM
Former President Clinton continues to be a hot commodity in contested congressional races.
At 5 p.m. Tuesday, Clinton will participate in a rally at UC Irvine to endorse several Democrats in Southern California races targeted by both major parties as...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 11:12 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Port Commissioner Scott Peters and incumbent Rep. Brian Bilbray have lined up new endorsements in their tight race to represent the 52nd Congressional District.
One day after being endorsed in his congressional bid by former President Bill...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:26 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Rep. Brian Bilbray, R-Solana Beach, whose daughter is battling melanoma, is the co-author of a bill to provide a public source of funding for skin cancer research.
Bilbray co-authored the Melanoma Research Act of 2012 with Rep. Carolyn...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:05 AM
Democrats were within striking distance of a supermajority in the state Senate late Tuesday, and were drawing near in the Assembly as well, moving the party closer to unilateral power to raise taxes.
The potential gains, a result of sweeping changes...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:41 AM
WASHINGTON — Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control.
"The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 9:40 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown and his fellow Democrats are on the cusp of a coveted supermajority in both the Assembly and Senate, giving them the rare power to raise taxes without any Republican support.
No single party has held such a supermajority in...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 6:12 AM
WASHINGTON -- Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control.
"The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to Republicans,...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 2:08 PM
SAN DIEGO -- More than 1,400 polling places opened Tuesday for a primary election in which San Diegans will vote for mayor, decide between two ballot measures and choose among numerous legislative and congressional candidates.
Registrar of Voters Deborah...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:50 AM
SAN DIEGO -- An upset of sorts occurred in a South Bay congressional district, where Republican candidate Michael Crimmins earned a spot in a November runoff election in a Democratic stronghold.
In the 51st Congressional District, Sen. Juan Vargas, D-San...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 10:03 AM
CARLSBAD, Calif. - Oil tycoons Charles and David Koch held a secret conservative fundraising summit at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in Carlsbad Saturday.
The gathering brought wealthy individuals and political heavy-weights to raise money for...