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Democrat Rouda Wins House Race Over California’s Rohrabacher
By By Michael R. Blood, Associated Press
Russia's leading defender on Capitol Hill loses to a Republican-turned-Democrat.
California Democrat Harley Rouda Defeats Longtime Rep. Dana Rohrabacher
For decades, the Orange County district was a safe seat for Republicans.
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Dana Rohrabacher Vowed To Protect Constituents From The Homeless. His Opponent Harley Rouda Opened A Homeless Shelter.
Rouda is the Democrats' best chance in years to unseat Rohrabacher, a longtime California congressman known for his ties to Russia.
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Republicans Are Using Their Families To Defend Their Records On Health Care
The stories they tell about loved ones are true. The stories they tell about policy, not so much.
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Sacha Baron Cohen's New TV Show Rattles This 2018 Race
A California congressman appeared to show his support for a (fake) school program arming young children.
'Seinfeld's' Jason Alexander Skewers GOP Rep Who Linked Global Warming To Dino Farts
Star uses his comedy chops in a Democrat's campaign ad attacking California's Dana Rohrabacher.
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California's 'Top-Two' Primary Debacle
, Guest Writer
Democrats are facing a nightmare scenario. But there's an obvious fix.
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Turning Away Gay Homebuyers Isn't Religious Liberty, It's Discrimination
A congressman's bigoted suggestion is closer to becoming the law of the land than you may think.
GOP Rep. Speculated 'Criminal Illegal Aliens' Were Behind YouTube Shooting
“Would anyone be surprised?” Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) guessed amid early news coverage of the shooting.
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Pro-Russia GOP Congressman Features Prominently In Trump Aide's Plea Document
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher has been interviewed by congressional investigators but not yet by special counsel Robert Mueller.
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Wacky Republican Senators
Former U.S. Senator; Founder, PAC for a Change
Can You Believe? Can you believe Chuck Grassley claiming that people who aren’t rich “are just spending every darn penny
An Open Letter To Jeff Sessions From A Doctor Whose Patients Rely On Medical Marijuana
Dr. David Bearman
I am a California M.D. who specializes in pain management, har...
Dear Sen. Sessions, Let me start by introducing myself. I am Dr. David Bearman, I am considered to be one of the most clinically
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Potential Secretary Of State Pick Cozies Up To Russia, Says 'We Don't Need China'
China is the world’s second largest economy and a prime trading partner.
Dana Rohrabacher Really Doesn't Want To Lose This Online Poll, You Guys
Why China and Saudi Arabia Are Building Bases in Djibouti
Author, broadcaster, and Middle East specialist
Friday Talking Points -- Paul Ryan, Democrat?
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
Has Paul Ryan become so disaffected with Donald Trump that he quietly changed political parties, when no one was looking? We know the
just made a typo, but still, it's fun to think about, right?
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GOP Congressman Says He Uses Medical Marijuana To Ease Arthritis Pain
The plant helps relieve pain so severe it was waking him up at night.
California Republican Primary
Political strategist and analyst
Back to the rules for California. The myth is that California is an open-primary, but that's only true in Congressional and
A Bernie Sanders Presidency Could Revolutionize Bipartisanship
Instead of working through the center, Sanders could effectuate coalitions of the progressive left and the Tea Party Right. The opposition would come from the center-left and from the center-right in both parties.
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Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Win Battle Against Federal Crackdown
"This is a big win for medical marijuana patients and their providers."
This Is The GOP Chaos After Kevin McCarthy Quits Campaign
Chaos erupted in the GOP after Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy bowed out of the Speaker contest.
On Marijuana Policy, Congress Needs to Pick Up Where It Left Off
Rob Kampia is co-founder and executive director of the Marijua...
As with marriage reform, the bulk of the action with marijuana legalization has been at the state level, with most members of Congress hesitant to express support until public opinion moves well past the tipping point. This is starting to change.
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