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  1. Ellen Corbett goes to work for Hayward school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Contra Costa Times

    Weeks after being term-limited out of the Legislature, former state Senate Majority Leader Ellen Corbett has taken a lucrative new job with the Hayward Unified School District. Corbett, 59, who spent most of the past 24 years in local or state elected offices, will serve as the district's new executive director of institutional advancement, communications and government relations -- a newly created post that will pay her $167,822 annually.

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  2. Ellen Corbett goes to work for Hayward school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Inside Bay Area

    Weeks after being term-limited out of the Legislature, former state Senate Majority Leader Ellen Corbett has taken a lucrative new job with the Hayward Unified School District. Corbett, 59, who spent most of the past 24 years in local or state elected offices, will serve as the district's new executive director of institutional advancement, communications and government relations -- a newly created post that will pay her $167,822 annually.

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  3. A 'Top-2' Primary Could Help Reduce GridlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Bloomberg

    Some ideas offered to curb the partisan gridlock that envelops Congress involve changing how voters select the candidates who appear on the November general-election ballots. One proposal is to eliminate separate party primaries-registered Democrats voting for Democrats, and registered Republicans voting for Republicans-and adopt a so-called "Top-2" primary, under which candidates of all partisan stripes would run on a single ballot.

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  4. Laursen, Miller sworn in at Pleasanton school board meeting last nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Pleasanton Weekly

    The Pleasanton school board with newly-elected and re-elected members Chris Grant, Valerie Arkin, Mark Miller, Jamie Hintzke and Joan Laursen. Newly-elected and re-elected members of the Pleasanton school board were sworn in Tuesday, with the board unanimously voting Trustee Valerie Arkin as board president and Trustee Chris Grant as vice president for the 2015-16 term.

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  5. Democats Resurrect Call for Remote Voting in Caucus and on the Floor | Procedural PoliticsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Roll Call

    Republicans may think they put proxy voting in its grave when they changed House rules in 1995 to ban it in committees. But the issue resurfaced last month when a dispute arose in the Democratic Caucus over Illinois Rep. Tammy Duckworth's request to vote by proxy in caucus elections because she was about to give birth to her first child.

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  6. Near-record turnout for Pleasanton Holiday ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Girl Scouts wave to spectators from their float moving north on Main Street during Saturday night's 2014 Pleasanton Holiday Parade. Pleasanton's annual Hometown Holiday parade drew near-record -- and possibly a record -- crowd Saturday as thousands lined Main Street to watch floats, bands, and scores of Scout and other organization groups pass by.

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  7. Pleasanton parade, tree lighting tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Pleasanton's annual Hometown Holiday parade and tree lighting ceremony will be held starting at 5 p.m. tomorrow on Main Street. The centerpiece of this free event is a festive community-based parade with 69 entries, including the marching bands from both Foothill and Amador Valley high schools, other musical groups, Scouts, and of course, Santa at the end.

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  8. Swalwell National Security Bill Passes House of RepresentativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Patch.com

    H.R. 3438, the National Laboratories Mean National Security Act , a bill introduced by U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell , Monday unanimously passed the House of Representatives. This bipartisan legislation will ensure the full resources of Department of Energy labs, like Lawrence Livermore and Sandia in his congressional district, are readily available to help states and localities protect our country against terrorism.

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  9. Term-limited out of office, Senate Majority Leader Ellen Corbett looks aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    State Senator Ellen Corbett, right, receives a hug from a supporter during a "closing house" gathering at her office in San Leandro, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 19, 2014. Corbett, a democratic senate majority leader who represents the 10th District and has spent all but two of the last 24 years in various public offices, steps down at the end of November after two terms.

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  10. Security at San Jose Airport Questioned By CongressmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | NBC Bay Area

    Miguel Zaragoza was arrested on Nov. 23 at San Jose's airport on charges of trespassing and possessing a stolen vehicle. Congressman Eric Swalwell is calling for tighter perimeter security at Mineta San Jose International Airport after another security breach at the airport.

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  11. Eric Swallwell calls for greater perimeter security at Minets San Jose airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | KLIV

    November 25, 2014--Following the weekend breach at Mineta San Jose International Airport, local Congressman Eric Swalwell is calling for increased perimeter security at the airport. Specifically, Swallwell said that the airport needs more automated security beyond the current six-foot tall fence topped with barbed wire - specifically sensors that report a breach.

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  12. East Bay Congressman Appointed to House Democratic Steering, Policy CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Patch.com

    U.S. Representative Eric Swalwell Tuesday was appointed by Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi to the House Democratic Steering & Policy Committee for the 114th Congress. The Steering & Policy Committee sets the Democratic policy agenda and nominates Democratic Members for committee assignments.

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  13. Government Tech Recruiting Still Overshadowed by HealthCare.gov BlunderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Government Executive

    Todd Park left his role as White House chief technology officer nearly three months ago to help the government recruit top tech talent from Silicon Valley. But his return to Washington this week for a grilling by the House Science and Technology Committee on his role in last year's disastrous rollout of HealthCare.gov certainly couldn't have been a boon to those efforts.

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  14. Nancy Pelosi wields California Democrats' clout in bid to regain HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Los Angeles Times

    California's Nancy Pelosi has won a unanimous vote to continue as House Democratic leader despite talk that the party needs a leadership shake-up. California's Nancy Pelosi has won a unanimous vote to continue as House Democratic leader despite talk that the party needs a leadership shake-up.

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  15. MoreRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Tri-City Voice

    Women between ages 18 and 34 experience the highest rates of domestic violence. Most often, victims of domestic violence go on to experience further attacks at the hands of their original abusers.

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  16. Pelosi reelected as Dem leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Hill

    House Democrats on Tuesday elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi to remain their leader in the 114th Congress. The move was hardly a surprise, as Pelosi was not facing a challenger in her bid to remain atop her party's leadership, a spot she's had since 2003.

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  17. Despite Election Losses, House Democrats Keeping Leadership TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | National Journal

    House Democrats on Tuesday morning re-elected their party leadership team topped by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, seeking to project confidence that the party will rebound in 2016 after its Election Day drubbing just two weeks ago. Despite some internal party grumbling over the results of the Nov. 4 midterm elections - where a net loss of at least 12 House seats brings the total skid to about 66 lost seats since 2010 - neither Pelosi nor any of her lieutenants faced even a single challenge by other Democrats.

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  18. Pelosi reelected House minority leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Politico

    The 74-year-old California Democrat - in power for the last dozen years - will once again try to regain the House majority in 2016. Pelosi was unopposed in the election and earned broad support from the Democratic Caucus despite grumbling from some lawmakers that Democrats needed a new message to excite voters after a devastating Election Day loss.

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  19. House Dems again tap Nancy Pelosi as their leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | USA Today

    House Dems again tap Nancy Pelosi as their leader Nancy Pelosi won another term as House Democratic leader. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1qSbTDp Pelosi, the first female speaker of the House, was unopposed and elected by voice vote as Democrats chose their leadership team for the next Congress.

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  20. Most eligible bachelor in politics? Mag has 10 ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | USA Today

    Thanks to a tweet from the New Jersey senator, we now know all made Town and Country magazine's list of top 10 political bachelors. The list was published Oct. 30. A list my mom WON'T be happy about MT @TandCmag Cory, u're 1 of T&C's top 10 bachelors in politics: http://t.co/cVNmqAT8aV #TandCbachelors Alas, the bipartisan list includes at least one man who's unmarried but not available: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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