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  1. It Takes a True Detective to Understand California's High-Speed Rail PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | National Review Online

    The best part of the new season of "True Detective" on HBO is that a major plot point is sleazy, mob-connected businessmen talking about federal funding for California's high-speed rail project as a giant way to line their pockets. Vince Vaughn plays a ruthless, ambitious mob-connected businessman who yearns to be a legitimate, respected mogul.


  2. California GOP benefits from redistricting decision as bigger case loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Los Angeles Times

    The Supreme Court in Washington, where justices on Monday ruled that independent citizens' commissions were allowed to draw electoral district lines. California's districts are set up by its citizens' commission.


  3. Supreme Court ruling spares Valley potential political turmoilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Fresno Bee

    The Supreme Court on Monday upheld an independent redistricting commission approved more than a decade ago by Arizona voters -- and at the same time doused a potential political firestorm here in California. There was broad speculation that if the nation's highest court had struck down Arizona's redistricting commission, California's would soon follow.


  4. Supreme Court: Independent Redistricting Commissions LegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | My Mother Lode

    In a 5-4 decision, the court upheld Arizona's Congressional redistricting process, which uses an outside commission to draw up Congressional districts. It is very similar to the way California and 12 other states draw Congressional districts.


  5. Activist Bree Newsome Removes Confederate Flag From South Carolina StatehouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Crooks and Liars

    A woman scaled the flagpole in front of the South Carolina Statehouse Saturday morning and temporarily removed the Confederate flag that flew there. The woman was arrested by State Capitol police along with a man who had entered the grounds with her, the Associated Press reported.


  6. How Much Does Bobby Jindal Love Our Constitution? This Much...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Crooks and Liars

    Someone remind me again why we should ever take another Republican seriously when they tell the public that they supposedly love America, our democracy and system of government, and our Constitution, when you've got one of their presidential candidates making remarks like this one, and they're not quickly denounced by the rest of their party? Following the Supreme Court's ruling on gay marriage this week, the 2016 GOP presidential clown car's newest member, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, decided he would do his best to be even more offensive than his cohort Mike Huckabee , and suggested we just get rid of the Supreme Court completely if right wingers don't agree with their rulings.


  7. Jeff Denham (R-CA)-- Disingenuous And MisleadingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Crooks and Liars

    A friend of mine, Michael Stewart Foley, had an interesting way to start the introduction to his newest book, The Rise Of Front Porch Politics In America . It sounds like he's talking about a bumper sticker, but what he's really talking about is how politicians do everything they can to hide the simple facts from the voters.


  8. June 29 Readers' lettersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... competitors like New Zealand and the European Union. For these reasons, I sincerely appreciated Representative Jeff Denham's vote earlier this month in favor of new TPA legislation. TPA is critical to securing beneficial trade agreements that open ...


  9. GOP lawmakers unveil drought packageRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | The Union Democrat

    The Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015, co-sponsored by Congressman Tom McClintock, R-Roseville, who represents both Tuolumne and Calaveras counties, intends to make more water available to California communities by streamlining the approval process for new water storage projects and modifying regulatory practices aimed at protecting certain species of fish under the Endangered Species Act. "Droughts are nature's fault; water shortages are our fault," McClintock said in a written statement.


  10. Obama Thanks Congress For Giving Him Fast-Track Trade AuthorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Switched

    President Barack Obama praised members of Congress on Tuesday for granting "fast-track" trade authority, which will allow him to negotiate a trade deal with 11 Pacific countries that Congress will then only review with an up or down vote. "I applaud the Democrats and Republicans in Congress who came together to give the United States the chance to negotiate strong, high-standard agreements for free and fair trade that protect American workers and give our businesses the opportunity to compete," Obama said in a statement.


  11. Western Water and American Food Security ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 |

    On Thursday, June 25, 2015, Congressmen David G. Valadao introduced a bill to modernize water policies in California and throughout the entire Western United States with the support of the entire California Republican delegation, the Chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, and Chairman of the Western Caucus. The Western Water and American Food Security Act of 2015 aims to make more water available to families, farmers, and communities in California and bordering Western states.


  12. A Bold Plan for Saving PollinatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Dirt

    "We need solutions to the bee crisis," said Laurie Davies Adams, head of the Pollinator Partnership , at a packed briefing on Capitol Hill, which was organized by her organization and the American Society of Landscape Architects . The honey bee crisis Adams is deeply worried about is caused by the spread of colony collapse disorder , which has decimated hives across the U.S. Scientists say a combination of stressors is killing off honey bees, including the loss of the habitat they need for foraging, the widespread use of agricultural pesticides and fungicides, and disease.


  13. U.S. Will No Longer Threaten Families Of Hostages With ProsecutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Switched

    The Obama administration says it won't add to the pain of hostages' families by threatening them with criminal prosecution if they pay ransom to terrorists. That softening of long-standing U.S. policy is part of a broad review of the government's handling of hostages.


  14. Here Are The Trade Fight's Biggest Winners And LosersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Switched

    The bruising battle over President Barack Obama's trade agenda was very likely decided on Tuesday as the Senate advanced a fast-track bill that would ease the passage of controversial trade pacts with Pacific Rim nations and the European Union. While those pending deals will still eventually have to clear tough votes in the House, Obama is now closer than ever to securing his trade platform.


  15. AAANews: Reps. Fortenberry, Eshoo, Denham Call on White House to...Read the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Groong

    Armenian Assembly of America News 1334 G Street, N.W., Suite 200 Washington, D.C. 20005 Telephone: 393-3434 Fax: 638-4904 E-mail: Web: Reps. Fortenberry, Eshoo, Denham Call on White House to Direct Assistance to Persecuted Christians By Haig Hengen AAANews Blog June 22, 2015 Last week, Reps.


  16. Corporations Are People, FEC Commissioners Are NotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Switched

    Federal Election Commissioner Ellen Weintraub, appearing on HuffPost Live Monday, expressed frustration that the FEC considers corporations people, but doesn't consider FEC commissioners people. Weintraub and FEC Chairman Ann Ravel, both Democrats on the panel that often deadlocks 3-3, made history this month, when they petitioned their own commission to enforce campaign finance rules during the 2016 election cycle.


  17. IDC Joins U.S. Representatives Fortenberry, Eshoo, and Denham Calling ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | PRWeb

    In Defense of Christians President Toufic Baaklini today issued the following statement applauding the co-chairs of the Religious Minorities in the Middle East Caucus Congressman Jeff Fortenberry and Congresswoman Anna Eshoo , along with Congressman Jeff Denham , for meeting with the White House National Security team and calling on the Obama Administration to directly assist the Christians of Iraq.


  18. California High-Speed Rail has trouble brewing in Washington, DCRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 |

    Funding for the project may have hit a new roadblock. Congressman Jeff Denham announced that he pushed forward another amendment that will put a new financial burden on the High-Speed Rail Authority.


  19. California's Life Sciences Sector Applauds Passage of H.R. 160, Repeal...Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | PRWeb

    The repeal of the device tax will encourage investment, entrepreneurship and innovation in some of the world's most vibrant medical technology clusters throughout California. Today, the California Life Sciences Association , the statewide public policy organization representing over 750 of California's leading life sciences innovators, applauded House passage of H.R. 160, the Protect Medical Innovation Act, legislation to permanently repeal the medical device excise tax.


  20. For the Sake of Persecuted Christians . . .Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | National Review Online

    Reps. Jeff Fortenberry , Anna G. Eshoo and Jeff Denham issued the following statement after meeting with the White House National Security team to urge assistance to persecuted Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East. The lawmakers suggested a three-pillar approach that includes humanitarian aid, special refugee status in the U.S. for persecuted individuals and families who wish to leave, and direct military assistance for Christian self-defense forces in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant .