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 candidate, Democratic Assemblymember Susan Bonilla, …

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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 retiring Democratic Rep. George Miller …

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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, D.C., and Sacramento, but one …

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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 the ground running hard in …

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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 and Inequality in California (EPIC) …

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East Bay State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier To Run For Rep. George Miller’s Congressional Seat

CBS Local – SACRAMENTO (KCBS) — Just hours after East Bay congressman Rep. George Miller announced his retirement, State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) declared he will run for the congressional seat. DeSaulnier told KCBS that he has valued the friendship and admired the work of Miller, the Democratic congressman who announced that he is stepping down …

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