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MSNBC is reporting that Rep. Tom Lantos , the only holocaust survivor to serve in congress and also the chairman of the United States House ...
by Loudoun County Dem
Comment Count 106 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2008 at 06:46 AM PST with 252 Recommends
by RLMiller
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Oct 30, 2010 at 04:31 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
A long time ago, before Daily Kos had scoop, or frontpagers, or widespread renown, Markos needed to take a break from the site for a few days. There was no one but Kos posting on the front page, so ...
by Alan in Phoenix
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Feb 20, 2008 at 02:04 AM PST with 53 Recommends
Thought I'd be the first to break it. Jackie Spiers needed 50% +1 in today's special election to claim Tom Lantos's old seat in CA-12 without a runoff election. This district is heavily Democratic ...
by Shane Hensinger
Comment Count 59 comments on Tue Apr 08, 2008 at 09:00 PM PDT with 52 Recommends
This is my first diary ever.... So please be nice to me! I don’t enjoy writing at all, so that’s why I haven’t written any diaries before now. However, tonight I went to an event ...
by pensivelady
Comment Count 40 comments on Thu Aug 20, 2009 at 11:21 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
In the beginning, there was kos. Kos created his blog. And he beheld it, and said that it was good. But eventually kos needed a vacation - and since the blogosphere knows no sabbath, or at any rate ...
by scardanelli
Comment Count 18 comments on Sun Feb 24, 2008 at 06:37 AM PST with 21 Recommends
Sorry to publish another diary so soon but this is important. Democracy For America is putting the pressure on House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D. CA-12) to stop the fast-track of the Trans-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jan 30, 2014 at 10:36 AM PST with 20 Recommends
I'm starting up this series again. I'm going to try to do at least 2 rounds before the 2010 election. It will be an update of the previous series, which makes it a lot easier, as some things haven'...
by plf515
Comment Count 38 comments on Thu Jul 09, 2009 at 02:47 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
With just about a month to go, it's time for the FINAL round of my Congressional Races series. This will just be updates of my previous series, but a lot has changed. Today: California Summary: ...
by plf515
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Oct 07, 2010 at 03:21 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
I decided to try my hand at redistricting California's Congressional districts for 2010-2012, using Dave's Redistricting App . ...
by MattTX
Comment Count 52 comments on Sat Oct 24, 2009 at 08:14 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
This in from SF Gate: http://insidescoopsf.sfgate.com/blog/2013/05/09/applebees-is-coming-to-san-francisco/ San Francisco locations of Chevy’s might be dropping like flies over the last several ...
by pipsorcle
Comment Count 28 comments on Thu May 09, 2013 at 04:33 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Welcome to my diary, I'd like to state right away that I am not working for or on behalf of anyone involved with the Lessig exploratory committee or campaign. I am a blogger/netizen, like you ,
by JerzyD
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2008 at 12:52 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Now that the primary dust is settled and I have some time, I can present my analysis of the California districts this year. With top-two, we have some more interesting races to watch. With the lack ...
by SoCalGal23
Comment Count 35 comments on Mon Jul 09, 2012 at 11:09 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Last year Jackie Speier was planning to run against long-time incumbent Tom Lantos in part because of his unpopular strong initial support for the war in Iraq made him very vulnerable to a ...
by Tom J
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Jul 13, 2008 at 10:20 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Welcome to my diary, I'd like to state right away that I am not working for or on behalf of anyone involved with the Lessig exploratory committee or campaign. I am a blogger/netizen, like you ,
by JerzyD
Comment Count 9 comments on Wed Feb 20, 2008 at 08:30 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Tom Lantos is retiring due to esophageal cancer, leaving the field open for Jackie Speier to take his Congressional seat. I wish him the best with his health, but I'm glad he's leaving the House. ...
by Dracowyrm
Comment Count 64 comments on Wed Jan 02, 2008 at 10:41 AM PST with 12 Recommends
The elections are 11 months away, so I am going to start this series again, updating my earlier ones. [Earlier in this round Congressional races 2010, round 2: AL, AK, AZ, AR]. Today: California ...
by plf515
Comment Count 17 comments on Thu Dec 31, 2009 at 12:11 PM PST with 11 Recommends
It's offical, Jackie Speier is in , according to the San Francisco Examiner. Following the announced retirement of Tom ...
by RandySF
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Jan 10, 2008 at 12:05 PM PST with 11 Recommends
California's top-two primary system, in which all candidates, regardless of party affiliation, run in a single primary, and the two candidates who receive the most votes in the primary advance to ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 52 comments on Mon Jun 24, 2013 at 04:41 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Can I just say...I'm glad it didn't take two elections for Jackie Speier to get into Congress? There was never much doubt she would get there eventually...but for the first time in a few months I ...
by willy mugobeer
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Apr 11, 2008 at 07:37 AM PDT with 10 Recommends