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  1. California delegation loses wealth of experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | The Daily Republic

    Its two Democratic senators will be serving in the minority for the first time since 2006, while the House delegation will have lost more than a century of legislative experience after a handful of Democrats and Republicans decided to retire. Chief among the losses, Democrat Henry Waxman is retiring after 20 terms.

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  2. Rep. John Campbell talks challenges for Republicans in next two yearsRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2014 | The Wave

    Retiring U.S. Rep. John Campbell sees some roadblocks for the Republican Party in the next two years despite a shift of power in the Congress. Campbell, R-Irvine, spoke to a crowd of about 50 during a Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce breakfast event last week about his 10-year career serving in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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  3. Dems lose veto-proof majority in Vermont HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Bennington Banner

    The party's majority in the Senate went from 23 of 30 seats to 21 - still above the two-thirds majority needed to override a gubernatorial veto. But in the House, Democrats, while still in the majority, will be unable to muster enough votes to override a veto, even if all independents and Progressives vote with them.

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  4. GOP ranks to get slightly more diverseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Politico

    Tuesday's sweeping wins for the party didn't deliver a makeover for the GOP. It did, however, provide a small but badly needed infusion of diversity at a time when the party will be looking to broaden its appeal leading up to the 2016 presidential election.

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  5. What will Vermont's election mean for single-payer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    For many observers, Rep. Mike Fisher's defeat in the Addison 4 district came as a surprise, and as a rebuke of Vermont's push for single-payer health care. Fisher, an eight-term incumbent Democrat, serves as Chair of the House Health Care Committee, and helped to craft Act 48, the legislation putting Vermont on a path to single-payer.

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  6. Falconry memoir wins Samuel Johnson book prizeRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    His presidential aspirations on the line, Republican Scott Walker asked voters in Wisconsin on Tuesday to send him to the governor's mansion for the third time in four years. His presidential aspirations on the line, Republican Scott Walker asked voters in Wisconsin on Tuesday to send him to the governor's mansion for the third time in four years.

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  7. Hillyer: Conservatives Take It to the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | National Review Online

    Book it. Here's something else you can book: The Republican House will soon be seen as a font of ideas and rising political talent, with an unusually solid class of freshmen providing tremendous policy chops and people skills.

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  8. Lexington: Flags over the CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The Economist

    ... is showing its age: a growing number call their own member part of the problem too, notes Representative John Campbell, a California Republican also retiring this year. But disappointment is better than despair or disabling cynicism. If Americans ...

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  9. Chairman of Key House Committee for Insurers Could Face ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Insurance Journal West

    ... have at least two subcommittee leader slots open in the next Congress with the retirement of Representative John Campbell of California and Representative Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia's candidacy for the U.S. Senate. "Chairman Lucas has ...

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  10. Piketty on the 2014 ballot?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | The Hill

    Election 2014 is upon us; all eyes are on targeted races around the country and the balance of power in Washington. One young French economist may shape outcomes on Nov. 4 and beyond more than any other candidate: Thomas Piketty.

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  11. Editorial: Mimi Walters for Congress in 45th DistrictRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2014 | The Wave

    After serving as a council member and mayor of Laguna Niguel, the Republican was elected to the state Assembly in 2004 by a resounding 2-1 margin over her Democratic opponent. Four years later, she was elected to the state Senate with nearly 60 percent of the vote.

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  12. U.S. commander: Afghanistan won't end up like IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    The commander of NATO forces in Afghanistan said Thursday he doesn't think that country would fall into chaos like Iraq after Western troops withdraw, though he admits that the Taliban are winning the information war because that perception persists. "The entire country of Afghanistan wants the coalition," U.S. Army Gen.

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  13. Campbell to brief on Afghanistan - John Allen says ISIL fight could take yearsRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | Politico

    CAMPBELL TO BRIEF ON AFGHANISTAN: The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Gen. John Campbell, is briefing Pentagon reporters at noon via satellite.

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  14. Shlaes: Compassion ber AllesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | National Review Online

    ... called clinical, cold, and downright retrograde. "We have to stop being one-trick ponies," said Representative John Campbell (R., Calif.), who serves on the House Budget Committee. "I want to see taxes come down, but it's not a panacea." The quiet ...

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  15. Pressure, Power, and a New View on CutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | TaxVox

    ... Representative Tom Cole says people are concerned with what is "fair and necessary." California Representative John Campbell-of both the Republican Study Committee and the House Budget Committee-says tax cuts are "not a panacea," as recently ...

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  16. Slashing Taxes Not Critical Theme for GOP in Election SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | News Max

    Republicans aren't talking about cutting taxes as the November congressional elections near, and that marks a change from an issue that's been at the GOP forefront since the days of President Ronald Reagan. In a season dominated by the Islamic State, President Barack Obama's effectiveness, the continued Obamacare debacles and replacing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Republicans are not devoting much time to their bellwether issue, Politico reports.

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  17. Republicans stop talking tax cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | Politico

    Republicans are talking about ISIL and President Barack Obama and the Affordable Care Act and Harry Reid. But what they aren't talking about? Though tax cuts have been a mainstay of their campaigns since at least Ronald Reagan, though the top marginal tax rate is now the highest since the 1980s, though the party could win control of both chambers of Congress for the first time in almost a decade, Republicans are barely mentioning reducing tax rates with voters.

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  18. Odd Coalitions, Unusual Fractures in Syria, Continuing Resolution VotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Roll Call

    The House fractured along untraditional lines Wednesday, voting 319-108 to pass a continuing resolution to fund the government and 273-156 to adopt an amendment arming Syrian rebels. Neither vote was typical.

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  19. House Votes Overwhelmingly To Audit The FedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | The Daily Caller

    Just one Republican - California Rep. John Campbell - and 91 Democrats opposed the bill , sponsored by Republican Rep. Paul Broun, which would order the Government Accountability Office to audit the Federal Reserve system and its twelve banks. Two hundred and twenty-seven Republicans and 107 Democrats voted in support of the bill.

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  20. Will Women Lose Ground in the House GOP After 2014?Read the original story

    Sep 15, 2014 | Roll Call

    Republicans are at virtually no risk of losing their House majority in November, but there is a little extra pressure to win a handful of key districts in order to avoid taking a step back in the number of women in the Republican conference. Republicans have been on the defensive about their appeal to women voters and the lack of female candidates.

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