George Miller Endorses a Successor

Roll Call By Emily Cahn Posted at 6:25 p.m. on Jan. 29 Democratic Rep. George Miller endorsed a potential successor Wednesday in the California district he’s retiring from after 20 terms. Miller, who announced his retirement this month, is supporting state Sen. Mark DeSaulnier, the only Democrat so far to…

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Buchanan endorses DeSaulnier

CD11: Buchanan will endorse rather than challenge DeSaulnier By Lisa Vorderbrueggen Contra Costa Times POSTED: 01/21/2014 12:59:37 PM PST UPDATED: 01/21/2014 05:15:10 PM PST CONCORD — Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan, D-Alamo, is endorsing rather than challenging state Sen. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Concord, for Contra Costa County’s largest congressional district. DeSaulnier hopes to…

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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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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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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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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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