DeSaulnier gains early support for congressional bid

San Ramon Express San Ramon’s state senator receives endorsements from assemblywoman, ex-congresswoman Monday by Jeremy Walsh State Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) continues to receive political support early on in his congressional bid. DeSaulnier, who seeks to fill the seat of retiring U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-Martinez), picked up an endorsement…

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California Democrat Continues to Clear Field in Open Seat Race

Roll Call: State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier, a Democrat, continues to clear the field in the race to replace retiring Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., in a Bay Area House seat. On Tuesday, DeSaulnier announced that potential opponent, state Assemblymember Joan Buchanan, had endorsed his candidacy for California’s 11th District. Another potential…

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CD11: DeSaulnier secures Tauscher support

Contra Costa Times By Lisa Vorderbrueggen Monday, January 20th, 2014 at 9:42 am in 2014 primary. Under Secretary for International Security and Arms Control Ellen Tauscher. Photo by Karl Mondon/2011/Bay Area News Group Former East Bay Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher will endorse today State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Concord, to succeed the…

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Democratic Congressman Endorses for Miller Seat

Roll Call – Democratic Congressman Endorses for Miller Seat State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier, a Democrat vying for California’s newly open 11th District, will announce Wednesday the endorsement of California Rep. Jared Huffman, according to a release provided first to CQ Roll Call. “There are a lot of differences between Washington,…

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DeSaulnier announces run for Congress

Pleasanton Weekly State senator hopes to replace retiring George Miller by Glenn Wohltmann It didn’t take long for State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) to throw his hat in the ring for a bid to replace retiring Congressman George Miller. Miller announced Monday that he decided to retire from office after…

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First Potential Miller Successor Announces Candidacy

Roll Call California state Sen. Mark DeSaulnier quickly launched his campaign Monday to replace retiring Rep. George Miller. The 20-term incumbent announced earlier in the day that he would not seek another term, opening a safe Democratic seat that could attract a number of ambitious contenders. “I plan to hit…

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Desaulnier announces legislative effort to end poverty

Pleasanton Weekly New caucus comes on 50th anniversary of Johnson’s ‘War on Poverty’ by Glenn Wohltmann  / Pleasanton Weekly Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson declared a war on poverty. Now, Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) is firing some new shots in that old war. DeSaulnier recently created the Ending Poverty…

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Garamendi rules out run in Miller’s seat

San Francisco Chronicle Just hours after he set off intense speculation about his political future, California Rep. John Garamendi issued a statement saying he will be “honored” to continuing representing his current congressional district, CD-3 — a move that puts to rest any suggestion he might run for the Contra…

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