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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State Senator Mark Desaulnier to Run for Miller Seat

San Francisco Chronicle – State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier became the first Bay Area politician to declare Monday that he’ll run for the congressional seat being vacated by Rep. George Miller. DeSaulnier, a Concord Democrat who chairs the Senate Transportation Committee, will run for the Contra Costa County seat that Miller,…

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DeSaulnier announces he will run for Miller’s Congressional seat

Antioch Herald In response to the retirement announcement by Congressman George Miller, today, State Senator Mark DeSaulnier, a Democrat, who represents Antioch, announced that he will run this year for California’s 11th Congressional district seat, which Miller represents. The 11th district covers about 30% of Antioch. “I considered Rep. Miller…

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NEXT CA ASSEMBLY SPEAKER TONI ATKINS ENDORSES MARK DESAULNIER FOR CONGRESS

CONCORD, CA— Increasing the sizable coalition of state leaders backing his bid to represent California’s 11th Congressional district, today State Senator Mark DeSaulnier won an endorsement from California’s next Assembly Speaker, Toni Atkins.   In recent weeks, Assembly Democrats voted unanimously to support Assembly member Atkins, who current serves as the…

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Election Results: State Senator DeSaulnier Wins Another Term

David Mills State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier has won another term, defeating his Republican challenger, Mark Meuser. in the newly drawn 7th state Senate district. The district stretches from Concord in the north and through Walnut Creek Lamorinda and the San Ramon Valley to the communities of Livermore, Pleasanton and Dublin.…

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