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Lynn Woolsey: Permanent coastal protection is almost here

On a warm evening in 1988 at the Democratic National Convention in Atlanta, I sat with a group of women delegates from the North Coast listening to Rachel Binah - our coastal protection political and spiritual leader - who was rallying us to oppose offshore oil and support then-Rep. Barbara Boxer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Lynn Woolsey, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Sonoma, CA, Nancy Pelosi, Sam Farr, Opinion

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Daily Kos

Spotlight on Green News & Views: GMO food labeling, polar vortex may bring relief this time around

Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Democrat, Global Warming

My Mother Lode

California Voters Set Record

California voters make history, but this may not be a record state officials want to tout.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom McClintock, Dianne Feinstein, California, US Senate, Democrat, California Government, Imperial County, CA

Red Bluff Daily News

Supervisors to vote on declaration to separate from California

RED BLUFF >> The Board of Supervisors is scheduled Tuesday to discuss adopting a resolution declaring Tehama County's support for a separation from the state of California and formation of a new state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Doug LaMalfa, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat, Red Bluff, CA, Tehama County, CA, Shasta, CA

Washington Examiner

The Hobby Lobby decision has made America more free

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid called the decision "outrageous" and Democrats have introduced bills in the Senate and the House to overturn it.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Carolyn Maloney, Democrat, US Senate, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Lawmakers Want Safety Caps on Liquid Nicotine for E-Cigarettes

The stuff called Cotton Candy, Fruity Loops and even Gummi Bear. But this particular stuff is not a pack of bubble gum or bag of fruit chews you might see as you check out at your local convenience store.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Healthcare Law, Law, Pediatrics, Medicine, Mark Pryor, Family, Kids

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Boxer Praises Senate Passage of the Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial Act

U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer today praised the Senate's passage of the Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial Act, bipartisan legislation that designates the Distinguished Flying Cross Memorial at the March Field Air Museum in Riverside, California, as a national memorial to recognize members of our Armed Forces who have distinguished ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Ken Calvert, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dianne Feinstein, Representative Mark Takano, Riverside (Riverside, CA)

Daily Kos

Senator Bernie Sanders explains why a tax on carbon and methane is the best way to reduce emissions

Senator Bernie Sanders explains Why We Need a Carbon Tax, announcing that he is proud to have teamed up with Senator Barbara Boxer to advance the Climate Protection Act which would add fees to the largest emitters of carbon and methane.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Democrat, Global Warming, Environment, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy

Sunherald.com

Business groups break with House GOP on highway trust fund fix

As a House of Representatives committee approved a plan Thursday to patch the highway trust fund through next May, a coalition of business groups asked lawmakers to pass a long-term fix by year's end.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Earl Blumenauer, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Tom Carper

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

MTC committee approves $27 million for suicide barrier on Golden Gate Bridge

This undated artist rendering provided by the Golden Gate Bridge authorities shows the netting suicide barrier that is to be installed under the iconic bridge in San Francisco.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Fairfax, CA

InvestorIdeas.com

200 Moms And Kids Launch A "play-in" Protest On Capitol Hill For Climate Action

Washington - July 9, 2014 More than 200 moms and their kids are holding a unique "Play-in for Climate Action," on Capitol Hill today, a family-friendly protest against the air pollution causing dangerous climate change.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Financial Markets, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sheldon Whitehouse, Democrat

Silicon Alley Insider

Republicans Have Unveiled Their Solution To The 'Highway Shutdown,' And Conservatives Already Hate It

The House Ways and Means Committee unveiled its plan to shore up the Highway Trust Fund, providing a proposed solution to what many on Capitol Hill view as Congress' next big looming crisis .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Tom Carper

Silicon Alley Insider

Democrats Are Plotting A Direct Response To The Supreme Court's Obamacare Decision

Democrats are plotting a direct challenge to the Supreme Court's Affordable Care Act-related decision last week , planning to introduce legislation Wednesday that would usurp the ruling.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich

Washington Examiner

Has teacher tenure driven a wedge between California Democrats and Big Labor?

Has the issue of teacher tenure driven a wedge between California Democrats and Big Labor ? Teachers unions have been fuming over a decision last month by the Los Angeles Superior Court that ended tenure in the state, but most Democratic lawmakers do not share their outrage -- and that is creating some serious friction.

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Related Topix: George Miller, US Politics, Representative Mark Takano, US News, US House of Representatives, Linda Sanchez, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, California, US Senate

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Hill

A Highway Trust Fund party invite? Only in Washington

Count this among the "only in D.C." emails: a Highway Trust Fund-themed party invitation that includes the photoshopped heads of lawmakers onto Mario Kart characters.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Mario Kart, Video Games, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, David Vitter, Republican, Ron Wyden, US House of Representatives, Representative Nick Rahall, Bill Shuster

The Washington Post

The craziest, costliest political races are the ones you never knew were happening

Most Americans aren't paying attention to the 2014 midterms. The Pew Research Center reported last week that 16 percent of the public is following the elections closely at this point.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Sports

Slate

The Plot to Bring Down Bob Menendez Was Actually Brilliant

This morning's post about the great Bob Menendez turned into an epic prose poem about how a fake story got out of hand.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Menendez, US House of Representatives, Anthony Weiner, Democrat

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Same-party November battles for Calif. lawmakers

This May 3, 2014 photo shows incumbent Democratic Congressman Mike Honda, left, as he listens to Democratic challenger Ro Khanna answer a question during a League of Women Voters forum at Fremont City Hall in Fremont, Calif.

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Related Topix: Gary Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Representative Tom McClintock, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Representative Eric Swalwell

Fri Jul 04, 2014

SFGate

Yosemite turns 150

Yosemite's imposing beauty inspires awe and conflict. Its crowds can mar quiet moments, plans to remake the famed valley floor have drawn thousands of critiques, and even generated a spat about a small expansion of park boundaries.

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Related Topix: Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom McClintock, US Politics, Dianne Feinstein, US Senate, Democrat, California, California Government, Opinion

The Town Talk

Answers to Citizenship Quiz

The Constitution 2. Sets up and defines the government, protects basic rights of Americans 3. We the people 4. A change or an addition to the Constitution 5. The Bill of Rights 6. Speech, religion, assembly, press, petition the government.

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Related Topix: Answers.com, Answers Corporation, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, Barack Obama, Joe Biden

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