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  1. Herea s what Southern California members of Congress said about Donald ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | The Daily Breeze

    Other Democrats aren't quite there, preferring to wait for the final report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller. And at least one Southern California Republican is more concerned about Mueller than he is about the president.


  2. New candidate for Bocanegraa s Assembly seat touts record of empowering womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 8 | LA Daily News

    Luz Rivas always thought her leadership of a non-profit organization that helps to prepare girls for science and technology careers could make her a good candidate for public office - someday. Then the California Assembly seat in her part of the San Fernando Valley opened up because Raul Bocanegra resigned amid sexual-harassment allegations, and Rivas decided there's no time like the present.


  3. Hispanic Caucus Confronts Schumer For Neglecting Dreamers In Spending BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 22 | The Daily Caller

    Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus chastised Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer Thursday in a private meeting for failing to address the fate of so-called Dreamers in a short term spending bill that passed the Senate Friday. In a dramatic display of growing tensions surrounding immigration policy within the party, the 31-member caucus arrived at Schumer's office with very little notice to confront him shortly before the upper chamber voted on the short term spending bill.


  4. L'Italien lashes back on residencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 17 | Lowell Sun

    STATE SEN. Barbara L'Italien shed the gloves and pushed back last week against criticism that she is running for the 3rd Congressional District seat despite not residing in it by pointing to the numerous carpetbaggers in the race.


  5. Rep. Ruben Kihuen won't run for re-electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | CBS News

    Rep. Ruben Kihuen's first term in Congress will also be his last. The freshman Nevada Democrat announced in a statement Saturday that he will not seek re-election in 2018, after the House Ethics Committee launched a probe into allegations of sexual harassment leveled against him.


  6. House Ethics Committee announces probe into Democratic Rep. Ruben KihuenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | CBS News

    NOVEMBER 1: Rep. Ruben Kihuen, D-Nev., holds a news conference at the Capitol on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, to call on House Judiciary chairman Bob Goodlatte to hold a hearing and examine the use and legality of bump stocks. The House Ethics Committee on Friday announced it has launched an investigation into sexual harassment allegations leveled against Rep. Ruben Kihuen.


  7. EPA inspector general to investigate Scott Pruitt's $25,000 private phone boothRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    The Environmental Protection Agency's inspector general will investigate whether Administrator Scott Pruitt broke federal spending laws by using $25,000 in taxpayer money to install a secure phone booth in his office. Rep. Frank Pallone of New Jersey, the top Democrat of the Energy and Commerce Committee, asked for the probe in October, and on Tuesday, he confirmed the EPA's internal watchdog would proceed.


  8. A Swing Seat Amid Sexual Harassment StormRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2017 | National Journal

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., center, joined by, from left, Rep. Tony Cardenas, D-Calif., Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, D-N.M., and Rep. Ruben Kihuen, D-Nev., participates in a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, after a closed-door briefing with acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Thomas Homan about recent raids and deportations of undocumented immigrants. Rep. Sander Levin 's retirement in Michigan's 9th District opens a Democratic seat already on House Republicans' target list.


  9. Democrats Call For Rep. Ruben Kihuen To Resign After Sexual Harassment ClaimRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Yahoo!

    Rep. Ruben Kihuen has been accused of sexual harassment by a former campaign official. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is calling for Rep. Ruben J. Kihuen of Nevada, once a rising star of the Democratic Party , to resign amid reports he sexually harassed a former campaign staffer .


  10. BuzzFeed: Rep. Ruben Kihuen Sexually Harassed Campaign StafferRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Townhall

    Rep. Ruben Kihuen allegedly sexually harassed his campaign's finance director until she quit her job, BuzzFeed News is reporting. The former finance director, who was identified only as Samantha, said that Kihuen repeatedly said he would like to take her on dates, implied they should spend the night together in a hotel, and touched her thighs on more than one occasion.


  11. Former campaign staffer for Rep. Ruben Kihuen accuses Democrat of sexual misconductRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    A former finance director for Rep. Ruben Kihuen's 2016 congressional campaign said the Nevada Democrat made sexual advances toward her and touched her inappropriately, causing her to ultimately quit her job. The woman, identified as Samantha, told BuzzFeed News she started working for Kihuen in December 2015, but quit in April 2016 due to the then-candidate's inappropriate behavior.


  12. Top Dem calls for congressman accused of harassment to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | CBS News

    NOVEMBER 1: Rep. Ruben Kihuen, D-Nev., holds a news conference at the Capitol on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, to call on House Judiciary chairman Bob Goodlatte to hold a hearing and examine the use and legality of bump stocks. The chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is calling on Democratic Rep. Ruben Kihuen of Nevada to resign, after a report claiming a former campaign staffer accused him of harassing her.


  13. Report: Kihuen campaign staffer quit over repeated harassment, sexual advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | KRNV-TV Reno

    A Democratic campaign official has called for Nevada lawmaker Rep. Ruben Kihuen to resign following a report that a woman who worked as the finance director for his campaign quit her job because he repeatedly harassed and made sexual advances toward her. is reporting that the then 25-year-old woman did not know what to do with her complaint, and didn't feel comfortable bringing it to the campaign's leadership.


  14. As more sexual harassment allegations emerge, elected leaders join...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | Redlands Daily Facts

    Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, who has now been accused by seven women of sexual harassment, said this week that he will not seek re-election when his term is up in about 10 months. But there is a growing chorus of fellow elected leaders who say they want him gone sooner than that.


  15. U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas calls for 'expeditious' investigation into...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas said Tuesday that allegations of sexual harassment made against Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra "describe behavior that's unacceptable under any circumstance" and called for holding people "accountable." Bocanegra announced Monday he would not be seeking reelection and instead would resign on Sept.


  16. As sexual harassment in politics investigations widen, California...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Late one August night in 2010 at a bar, Sylvia Castillo slid into a booth next to Raul Bocanegra, who was then the chief of staff to California Assemblyman Felipe Fuentes . Bocanegra was a familiar face to Castillo, who worked as a coordinator for a student mentorship program in Sacramento.


  17. Democrats deny Republican Carlos Curbelo membership in Hispanic caucusRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    A Democrats-only Hispanic caucus denied Republican Carlos Curbelo's membership request Thursday after weeks of speculation and a bitter dispute between the Florida congressman and members of the group. What first appeared to be a drama-free request by Curbelo to join the Congressional Hispanic Caucus turned into a nasty feud that left many members of the caucus agitated.


  18. California House members pay up on World Series betsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    Rep. Jimmy Gomez flew across the country on Monday with a suitcase full of the ingredients for French dip sandwiches from Phillipe's packed in dry ice. On Tuesday, the rabid Dodgers fan who represents downtown Los Angeles used a cart decked out in Dodgers gear to deliver the sandwiches to the office of Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee , who represents the Houston area where the Astros' stadium is located.


  19. Sinclair Broadcast Group praises FCC media ownership, TV rule changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | Reuters

    ... sure about what this merger is going to mean for the American people and for local news," said Representative Tony Cardenas. Separately, Sinclair's Ripley said the company had been approached by former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly, who was fired over ...


  20. Rep. Tim Ryan has been flying high since challenging Nancy PelosiRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2017 |

    In the year since Rep. Tim Ryan tried to topple California's Nancy Pelosi from her longtime post as House Democratic Leader, the Niles Democrat has boosted his campaign travel around the nation as he's elevated his national profile. Campaign finance reports that Ryan filed in the first nine months of 2017 show dozens of expenditures for air and train tickets totaling more than $25,000 - almost as much has he spent on campaign travel during the prior two years.