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  • Foleys Implicate Rowland In 2012 Congressional Bid

    Foleys Implicate Rowland In 2012 Congressional Bid
    The first shoe fell Monday in the long-running federal investigation of a consulting deal involving former Gov. John G. Rowland. Businessman Brian Foley and his wife, former congressional candidate Lisa Wilson-Foley, admitted in court Monday that Mr....
  • Bill Kennedy: Money in politics, prayer top the news

    No sooner had I hit send on my last fluff piece when two things of note were reported, one national and one local, that I feel the need to opine on. The Supreme Court made what I consider to be another ridiculous decision that strips even further the...
  • Tom Zirpoli: In politics, money equals influence

    There is something very un-American about rich people using their wealth to buy access and influence from members of Congress. Yet, last week, the Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission made it easier for wealthy Americans to...
  • Battleground set for South Florida Congress races

    Battleground set for South Florida Congress races
    Joe Kaufman knows the secret to firing up a crowd. At least this crowd. The magic words: "I'm running for Congress against Debbie Wasserman Schultz." Kaufman was talking to an all-Republican crowd of party activists, reminding them he wants to take on...
  • Secretive group spending money on former Rep. Joe Baca's campaign

    Secretive group spending money on former Rep. Joe Baca's campaign
    A secretive group is spending money on mail ads, phone calls and possibly billboards in support of former Democratic Rep. Joe Baca as he tries to make a comeback in a heated Inland Empire congressional race. Baca says he knows nothing about the...
  • Pete Aguilar's campaign surpasses $1 million in House race

    Pete Aguilar's campaign surpasses $1 million in House race
    Redlands Mayor Pete Aguilar has raised more than $1 million in his race for an open Inland Empire congressional district seat, his campaign reported Thursday. The report, sent to the Federal Election Commission, showed Aguilar had $402,755 in the bank...
  • Marianne Williamson's campaign treasury grows to $1.2 million

    Marianne Williamson's campaign treasury grows to $1.2 million
    Spiritual teacher and best-selling author Marianne Williamson has raised more than $1.2 million for her campaign for an open congressional district seat, her report showed Thursday. The Williamson campaign's report to the Federal Election Commission...
  • Stunner in the 7th: Cantor goes down

    Stunner in the 7th: Cantor goes down
    Here are your vote totals for Dave Brat's stunning upset tonight over House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. You'll find a county-by-county map of results here. Statements are rolling in, and since I'm sure we won't have room for all of them, I'll post...
  • New Easter Sunday sermon: The rich get richer

    New Easter Sunday sermon: The rich get richer
    During his final journey to Jerusalem, Jesus said: "And again I say unto you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God." That sort of preaching was not very popular with the right-...
  • Wendy Greuel fundraising tops $1 million in congressional race

    Wendy Greuel fundraising tops $1 million in congressional race
    Former Los Angeles controller and city councilwoman Wendy Greuel said Thursday she has raised more than $1 million in her race to succeed Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills). A report the Greuel campaign filed with the Federal Election Commission listed...
  • Candidate hopes to deliver knockout blow to Alcee Hastings

    Candidate hopes to deliver knockout blow to Alcee Hastings
    He's got political consultants. He's conversant on a range of current issues. He offers a compelling personal story of triumphing over adversity. But Jameel McCline isn't anything like an ordinary congressional candidate. Consider: • When the...
  • Kashkari puts another $500,000 of his own money into gubernatorial bid

    Kashkari puts another $500,000 of his own money into gubernatorial bid
    Gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari donated an additional $500,000 of his own money to his campaign, bringing his self-funding total to $1 million, according to a filing posted on the secretary of state’s website Friday. Kashkari, who is...