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Rep. Jerry McNerney
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Taking Back Democracy

(12) Comments | Posted March 31, 2015 | 8:17 AM

Five years after the Supreme Court's landmark Citizens United ruling, big-money campaign donors and wealthy special interests have amassed unprecedented political power -- and their corrosive influence on our government is growing.

Every election brings new examples of special interests drowning out the voices of ordinary citizens. The 2014...

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Spotlight on the House: Now is the Time for Renewable Energy Tax Credits

(5) Comments | Posted September 23, 2008 | 1:19 PM

I spent more than 20 years of my professional career researching and developing renewable energy sources. I can say definitively that we haven't yet begun to realize the benefits that new energy technology development can offer to this country.

Doing so will mean good jobs in the United States....

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Choose a Grassroots All-Star

(3) Comments | Posted April 19, 2007 | 10:02 PM

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In 2004, I ran for Congress and lost. In 2006, I ran again and won -- defeating Richard Pombo, a seven-term Republican incumbent.

When the pundits and power-brokers were telling us we could not defeat Pombo, thousands of Democracy for America...

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Bush "Squeezes" Pombo: The Kiss of Death

(13) Comments | Posted August 21, 2006 | 6:40 AM

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If you watch the Sopranos, you've probably seen an underworld boss kiss the cheek of the next victim of the family hit squad. Recently, voters in Connecticut let the world know that a kiss from the Don of the regime in Washington, D.C. can...

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