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Raul Ruiz

Did a Front Group Use Pro-Dakota Access Pipeline Fake Accounts on Twitter, Led by GOP-Tied Firm?

Steve Horn | Posted 09.15.2016 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlog Image Credit: Twitter A DeSmog investigation has revealed the possibility that a front group supporting the controver...

Elise Foley

We Asked Lawmakers With Mexican Heritage About Donald Trump | Elise Foley | Posted 07.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) was a child, he remembers walking through the grocery store with his mother as judgmental whispers w...

California Democrat Raul Ruiz Wins

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-Calif.) won his re-election bid Tuesday, besting Republican rival Brian Nestande in the race to represent California's 36th Congress...

Kasey Varner

Republicans Lose To Democrats For Sixth Straight Year In Congressional Baseball Game | Kasey Varner | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For the sixth year running, Democrats beat their Republican colleagues in the annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game for Charity. ...

Arizona Lawmaker Wants To Ban Members Of Congress From Flying First Class On 'Taxpayer Dime'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Ariz.) submitted a request to the Committee on Appropriations prohibiting members of Congress from flying first class "on the taxp...

Congressman Stabilizes Unconscious Man Mid-Flight

Posted 10.25.2013 | Los Angeles

A California Congressman is being hailed as a hero after he stabilized a passenger who collapsed on a plane, 30,000 feet in the air. Rep. Raul Ruiz...

Paul Blumenthal

14 Vulnerable Congressmen Rush To Build War Chests | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 14 most vulnerable congressmen with already declared challengers for 2014 are off to a fast start in fundraising, but so are their o...

Conservation Is Patriotic

Mark Starr | Posted 07.06.2013 | Green
Mark Starr

Veterans are taking the lead in promoting responsible conservation policies and smart growth of renewable energy on our public lands. We ask that you join us in this effort.

Paul Blumenthal

These Democrats Just Love This Super PAC | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In another sign of the close ties between super PACs and elected officials, seven newly minted Democratic House members appear in a prom...

Mary Bono Mack Loses

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics

Mary Bono Mack, a longtime GOP congresswoman from California, lost her bid for reelection on Friday, the AP reported. Democrat Raul Ruiz won the el...

Less Than Zero: Rep. Mary Bono Mack Hurts Middle Class, Uses 'Toilet' Slur Against Her Own District

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Mary Bono Mack isn't a bad person. But she doesn't seem to know or care very much about the lives of her own constituents. Maybe that's because she's so wealthy she doesn't share their problems.

Why the House Matters

Arshad Hasan | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics
Arshad Hasan

Much like our candidates running for Senate seats, Democrats have a number of strong progressives running in tight, but winnable races. We need 25 seats to take control of the House, and we have dozens of progressives running to make sure we have a shot.