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  1. Protests against Valadao, othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Liberty Tribune

    Amanda Vryhof and her children Alyson and Archer joined dozens of others in protesting on Thursday afternoon in front of Rep. David Valadao's Hanford office on Irwin Street. Dozens of protesters gathered and marched on Thursday afternoon in front of Rep. David Valadao's Hanford office on Irwin Street.

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  2. Congressman Swalwell reflects on priorities for new termRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Third-term U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell discussed a range of topics during his interview with the Weekly in downtown Pleasanton, including Tri-Valley transportation, housing and college affordability, national security and President Donald Trump. 2017 brings a variety of changes professionally, including new committee posts, new legislative issues, a new district office in Castro Valley and a new Republican president -- not to mention a big one personally, due this spring.

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  3. Protest vigil outside Issa's home draws 200Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 23 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A candlelight proterst vigil was held outside Congressman Darrell Issa's home in Vista to bring the national debate over immigration and healthcare reform to the doorsteps of the Republican congressmen. A candlelight proterst vigil was held outside Congressman Darrell Issa's home in Vista to bring the national debate over immigration and healthcare reform to the doorsteps of the Republican congressmen.

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  4. Activists plan vigils and 'search parties' Thursday near...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Los Angeles Times

    After weeks of protests outside the offices of Republican members of Congress failed to persuade them to hold town halls meetings, activists are planning "search parties" and candlelight vigils outside the homes of seven California representatives Thursday evening. The rallies, largely centered around immigration and healthcare concerns, will focus on the homes of Reps.

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  5. House Democrats hit GOP over town hall protests in Twitter ad campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | The Hill

    House Democrats' campaign arm is launching Twitter ads that will target House Republicans in nearly two dozen districts over the backlash they're facing at town halls over ObamaCare. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's ads, which were provided first to The Hill, will be running in 23 GOP-held districts ahead of the 2018 midterm elections.

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  6. Electrification funds in peril: Federal Transit Administration delays $647 million Caltrain decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    New leadership in Washington, D.C., dealt a powerful and destabilizing blow to the backbone of Silicon Valley's public transit system Friday. The Federal Transit Administration announced it's delaying a decision on whether to award $647 million to help electrify Caltrain - funding that needs to come through by March 1 to keep the project on track.

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  7. Wall Street and GOP shouldna t Trump retireesa securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Fresno Bee

    Last year, after a decade of effort, California enacted a bipartisan program offering millions of working people a shot at more retirement security. California Secure Choice created a state-managed individual retirement account program for workers whose employers don't offer pensions or 401 plans.

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  8. U.S. Transportation department executive approved grant days before taking job with rail contractorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Los Angeles Times

    The Bay Area's Caltrain rail transit system would be converted from diesel trains pictured above to an electric system under a $2-billion project. The Bay Area's Caltrain rail transit system would be converted from diesel trains pictured above to an electric system under a $2-billion project.

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  9. Oroville Dam spillway: 'It's not supposed to do that'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Fresno Bee

    As engineers tested the damaged Oroville Dam spillway Wednesday, Eric See of the Department of Water Resources explains what workers saw after the hole formed. Protesters hurled smoke bombs, broke windows and sparked a massive bonfire on Wednesday night, prompting University of California at Berkeley officials to cancel a talk by a polarizing editor of Breitbart News out of safety concerns.

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  10. This California Republican takes a daring stand on overhauling immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Island Packet

    California Republican Rep. David Valadao of Hanford is pushing for an immigration overhaul, placing himself in the middle of the very issue that's ripping both parties apart. Through public statements, legislation and now an earnestly worded plea to President Donald Trump, Valadao has positioned himself as one of the few congressional Republicans daring to support a comprehensive package that includes a pathway to legal status for immigrants who are already in this country illegally.

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  11. Dems fight for electrification: Congressional debate centers on funding for Caltrain modernizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    California Democrats fought back this week after congressional Republicans sought to sway the Trump administration against approving a $647 million federal grant that has become the linchpin in Caltrain's electrification project. The clock is ticking as the regional transit agency must receive approval of this final funding component in its $2 billion modernization program by March 1. Otherwise, delays that could "kill" the long-planned upgrade to the Peninsula's increasingly popular commuter rail that services nearly 65,000 passengers a day.

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  12. California GOP asks Trump to halt high-speed rail grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Hill

    California Republicans in Congress are asking the Trump administration to block new grant money for a high-speed railway linking the state's two metropolitan hubs, after federal officials concluded last month that the rail line is likely to cost taxpayers far more than initially projected. In a letter to new Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, California's 14 Republican members of Congress asked that the administration block $650 million in federal grants the state wants to use to electrify a portion of the railway that would run between San Francisco and San Jose.

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  13. CA: Republicans Ask Trump Administration to Block Bullet Train FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Mass Transit

    Feb. 07--California's House Republicans have asked the Trump administration to block a pending federal grant that will ultimately support the state's high speed rail project until an audit of the project's finances is completed. The letter, signed by all 14 members of the state's GOP delegation, including House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, was sent to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao.

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  14. 6 things to know about Calexit - " the plan for California to secede from the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | The Fresno Bee

    Caltrans employs a variety of devices and techniques to designate highway lane lines, including some that offer drivers subtle clues. Here are some old and new technologies, starting with the famous Botts Dot.

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  15. Obamacare repeal is a giant risk for Californiaa s dwindling RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Sunherald.com

    In this March 31, 2014, file photo, SEIU-UHW worker Kathy Santana, left, assists Ruben Torres, 27, during a health care enrollment event at the SEIU-UHW office in Commerce, Calif. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., walks through the Capitol in Washington, Jan. 13, 2017, as members attend a closed-door intelligence briefing.

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  16. Early Look at 2018 War ChestsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | National Journal

    Fourth-quarter finance reports due Tuesday revealed which candidates started out the cycle in the best financial shape to confront potentially competitive reelections in 2018. While Senate numbers are slowly trickling in, plenty of data for House and governor campaigns are already available.

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  17. GOP group launches $1.3M campaign targeting Trump-country Dems on ObamaCareRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | The Hill

    A political organization aligned with House GOP leaders unveiled a $1.3 million ad campaign on Tuesday that targets Democrats representing districts won by President Trump to urge support for repealing and replacing ObamaCare. American Action Network's campaign includes local ads in a total of 24 districts, as well as national TV ads on CNN and MSNBC.

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  18. Democrats in Trump districts under fire from GOP groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Washington Examiner

    Democrats sitting in House districts won by President Trump last November are under attack from a Republican group over their support for Obamacare. American Action Network, the Republican political nonprofit affiliated with Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., is spending $1.3 million on television ads in eight Democratic House districts, as well as 16 Republican districts where it hopes to defend sitting GOP lawmakers.

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  19. How the Valleya s lawmakers in D.C. reacted to Trumpa s immigration banRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | The Fresno Bee

    Hundreds of protesters marched to Fresno Yosemite International Airport protesting President Donald Trump's immigration measures Sunday night, Jan. 29, 2017 in Fresno, Calif. Bob Navarro, bottom right, joins hundreds of people who protested in front of Fresno Yosemite International Airport Sunday evening, Jan. 29, 2017 in Fresno, Calif.

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  20. California's congressional Republicans hold their fire on Trump's refugee orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 29 | Los Angeles Times

    Only a few of the state's 14 Republican representatives have publicly commented on an executive order signed by President Trump on Friday that barred refugees and green card holders from seven countries from entering the country. Rep. Devin Nunes released a statement Sunday night saying that some tweaks are needed, but that his background as chairman of the House Select Intelligence Committee leads him to support the executive order.

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