Eric Garner’s death after a confrontation with cops was tragic — but that doesn’t mean the city should change the way it enforces “quality-of-life violations,” says Staten Island District Attorney and congressional candidate Daniel Donovan.
Rep. Ted Lieu won California's 33rd District congressional race last year after long-time Democratic Congressman Henry Waxman retired. Waxman was one of the more active members when it came to trying to budge the of the House of Representatives on climate change. Show More Summary
Republicans have held California's 25th Congressional District in northern Los Angeles County seat for ages, but presidential turnout might give Democrats a shot at pulling off an upset next year. And freshman Republican Steve Knight...Show More Summary
Currency manipulation distorts trade flows by artificially lowering the cost of U.S. imports and raising the cost of U.S. exports, and is the leading cause of growing U.S. trade deficits. More than 20 countries, led by China, have been spending …
Republican Rep. Steve Knight Leading Off: • CA-25: Republicans have held California's 25th Congressional District in northern Los Angeles County for ages, but presidential turnout might give Democrats a shot at pulling off an upset next year. Show More Summary
Two young, Hispanic candidates in Nevada with ties to Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid will vie for Nevada’s fourth congressional district in the 2016 Democratic primary. The GOP captured the seat last year in an upset win during the Republican midterm wave.
Leading Off: • NC Redistricting: On Monday, the Supreme Court vacated a ruling from North Carolina's highest court that had upheld Republican-drawn maps of the state's congressional and legislative districts. While we don't yet knowShow More Summary
[mc_name name='Rep. Aaron Schock (R-IL)' chamber='house' mcid='S001179' ]'s Peoria, IL based congressional district is vacant after his resignation. Darin LaHood, who is the son of President Obama's former transportation secretary, is seeking Schock's seat as a Republican. Show More Summary
North Carolina's current congressional districts (click to enlarge) On Monday, the Supreme Court vacated a ruling from North Carolina's highest court that had upheld Republican-drawn maps of the state's congressional and legislative districts. Show More Summary
The Supreme Court threw out a ruling from last year that upheld Republican-drawn congressional and state legislative districts on Monday, ordering North Carolina's highest court to reconsider its decision that state legislators didn't...Show More Summary
Georgia Republicans held their Congressional District conventions on Saturday, with the purpose of electing leadership for the next two years, passing party rules, and considering resolutions of support or opposition to various public policies. Show More Summary
For this week’s Feministing Five, we spoke with DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz has been in the House for ten years, serving for Florida’s 23rd Congressional District. She has been a national leader for reproductive rights and has fought for women’s health care throughout her tenure. Suzanna Bobadilla: Thank you so […]
MarylandState Sen. Raskin announces House bidState Sen. Jamie B. Raskin (D-Montgomery) formally announced his candidacy Sunday for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District seat being vacated by Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D).Read full article >>
State Sen. Jamie B. Raskin (D-Montgomery) formally announced his candidacy Sunday for the Maryland 8th Congressional District seat being vacated by Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D).Raskin, 52, who represents Takoma Park and Silver Spring in the state Senate, is the second Democrat to officially enter what is expected to be a closely contested race. Show More Summary
This weekend, Republicans who were elected by their home counties will gather to meet with fellow Republicans in their respective congressional district to elect leadership and any other business that is “necessary and proper”. I’m running...Show More Summary
Schock resigned his seat representing Illinois' 18th Congressional District last month amid questions about his office expenses and campaign spending. Illinois and federal officials needed a judge's approval for the dates because Illinois election law conflicts with federal voting law.
SPRINGFIELD --- A federal judge has set dates for the special election to fill the 18th Congressional District seat vacated by former Rep. Aaron Schock, who resigned last month and now finds his spending habits under federal scrutin...
Gov. Pat McCrory North Carolina Republicans are going for a scorched and salted earth policy, when it comes to taking over the state. It's not enough to fix congressional districts for Republicans, they're now trying to do it at theShow More Summary
NYT: In 2011, soon after Republicans won control of the North Carolina General Assembly for the first time since Reconstruction, they set about redrawing congressional and state legislative districts to maximize their advantage, setting off legal challenges and bitter complaints … Continue reading ?
Last week I picked up a copy of the "La Jolla News", a local weekly publication to learn that "Congressman Scott Peters, whose 52nd District includes La Jolla (Coronado and Poway) has launched the 2015 Congressional Art Competition for...Show More Summary