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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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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