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Wrong for California

In 2012 and 2014 voters across California sent 12 targeted Republican Congressional incumbents and challengers packing. In 2016, California Republican House members and candidates are running on the Trump ticket, and we're not giving them a free ride. If we're going to take back the House and end the Tea Party's divisive rule, it has to start by defeating extreme Republicans right here in California.

Denham, Knight and Valadao Won't Vote

They ditched town in the dark of night instead of doing their jobs.

Following the mass killings in San Bernardino, Colorado, and Orlando, a majority of Americans in both parties support taking guns out of the hands of terror suspects.

But California Republicans in Congress just sneaked out of Washington without a vote on the No Fly No Buy law. Jeff Denham and David Valadao have taken thousands of dollars from the NRA. They're too scared of losing gun lobby campaign dollars to even vote. Or maybe they're just scared of voters' reaction when they find out their leaders are standing with the gun lobby instead of protecting Americans.

It's not the first time Republicans have done the NRA's bidding with potentially deadly consequences. In December 2015 House Republicans blocked a No Fly, No Buy bill that could have prevented the Orlando massacre by stopping the shooter from buying a gun.

If House Republicans won't do their job, we need to elect leaders who will vote on bills and show Americans where they stand on keeping guns out of the hands of suspected terrorists.

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Posted: June 24, 2016

Knight blames foreclosure victims

Michael Soller, California Democratic Party

California homeowners who lost it all in the housing crisis got no love from Congressman Steve Knight.

As the Antelope Valley was rocked by foreclosures in 2008, Knight blamed homeowners caught up in the subprime lending scandal. “I don’t support bailing out people who made a bad decision,” he said then.

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Posted: May 26, 2016

Leading charge to take back Congress

Michael Soller, California Democratic Party

Nobody has done more to challenge Republicans' stranglehold on Congress than California Democrats.

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Posted: May 26, 2016

Knight's terrible time machine

Michael Soller, California Democratic Party  ·   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJ7VHL49DMI&feature=youtu.be&t=1h13m16s

Congressman Steve Knight wants to jump into a time machine ... so he can stop the 1935 Social Security Act.

"I think that Social Security was a bad idea, I do, I absolutely think it was a bad idea," he said in a debate in Santa Clarita.

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Posted: May 26, 2016

Denham's shameful discrimination vote

Michael Soller, California Democratic Party

Two years after President Obama signed an executive action to prohibit federal contractors from discriminating against gays and lesbians in the hiring process, Jeff Denham voted with Republicans to restore their ability to discriminate.

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Posted: May 25, 2016
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