Democracy will ‘crumble’ if Supreme Court nominee is confirmed, says Khanna

Rep. Ro Khanna17TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTPresident Donald Trump's nomination last week of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court will have debilitating consequence for the nation, Rep. Ro Khanna told India West."If the Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, our fragile democracy under this administration will crumble even further,” said. Khanna.In the … Continue reading Democracy will ‘crumble’ if Supreme Court nominee is confirmed, says Khanna

SD10 PREVIEW: An Easy Dem Win Today, With Hints of a GOP Revival Later

Democrat Bob Wieckowski and Republican Peter Kuo.MEET THE CANDIDATES After serving two terms in the State Assembly’s 25th District, Bob Wieckowski is looking to take the next step to the upper house of the Legislature. The 10th District’s latest boundaries followed redistricting that eliminated State Sen. Ellen Corbett’s seat following her being termed out this year. … Continue reading SD10 PREVIEW: An Easy Dem Win Today, With Hints of a GOP Revival Later

When Given the Chance to Attack Hayashi, Wieckowski Demures

Bob Wieckowski, Mary HayashiSTATE SENATE | 10TH DISTRICT | When the ball was teed up for Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski to knock out of the park, he instead, asked for an intentional walk. On Saturday, during its endorsement meeting, the Asian Pacific American Democratic Caucus asked Wieckowski, "What is your response to the latest scandals involving … Continue reading When Given the Chance to Attack Hayashi, Wieckowski Demures

PELOSI CALLS ON CALIFORNIA TO HELP BRING BACK HOUSE TO DEMOCRATS

CADEM CONVENTION | Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told California party delegates in Sacramento a progressive agenda in the next year cannot be achieved without regaining control of the House of Representatives.Pelosi said a wish list of national party platform items such as raising the minimum wage, enacting gun control and climate change legislation, as … Continue reading PELOSI CALLS ON CALIFORNIA TO HELP BRING BACK HOUSE TO DEMOCRATS

Wieckowski Wants Issue Of Reversing Citizens United On 2014 Ballot

ASSEMBLY | At the end of the last legislative session, Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski successfully passed a resolution calling for Congress to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s contentious Citizens United decision. Now the Fremont legislator wants to put the same matter before voters in 2014.If passed by the Legislature, the bill (AB 644) offered by Wieckowski … Continue reading Wieckowski Wants Issue Of Reversing Citizens United On 2014 Ballot

Swalwell Voter: ‘I’m A Tea Partyer. I’m Voting For You’

ELECTION '12//CONGRESS 15 | Eric Swalwell, Rep. Stark’s Democratic challenger in the 15th Congressional District, may have been bitten by the hand that is feeding his hopes of upsetting the 40-year House veteran—right wing conservatives. But, do they know what Swalwell thinks of them?The New York Times reported a scene surely to warm the hearts in Stark’s camp, … Continue reading Swalwell Voter: ‘I’m A Tea Partyer. I’m Voting For You’

Swalwell Attempts To Pry Daylight Regarding Stark’s Previous Comments On Citizens United

Pete Stark, Eric SwalwellELECTION '12//CONGRESS 15 | Dublin Councilman Eric Swalwell's campaign for the 15th Congressional District is attempting to poke holes into Rep. Pete Stark's strong opposition to Citizens United.On Wednesday, Swalwell and supporters, like Alberto Torrico, reacted sharply to a Facebook posting by the Stark campaign asserting their opposition to the controversial U.S. Supreme Court decision … Continue reading Swalwell Attempts To Pry Daylight Regarding Stark’s Previous Comments On Citizens United

California Legislature Approves Wieckowski Resolution To Overturn Citizens United

LEGISLATURE | The California State Legislature approved a resolution Thursday calling on Congress to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court's still-contentious Citizens United decision that essentially ruled corporate campaign contributions amounted to free speech. The resolution was initially offered by Fremont Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski and Assemblyman Michael Allen of Sonoma. The State Senate voted along party lines, 24-11, to approve the resolution. The State … Continue reading California Legislature Approves Wieckowski Resolution To Overturn Citizens United

Wieckowski Resolution To Overturn Citizens United Heads To The State Senate

ASSEMBLY//WIECKOWSKIMay 9, 2012 | After easily sailing through the California Assembly in March, a joint resolution asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Citizens United, authored in part by Fremont Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski, is heading to the State Senate for approval.The Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments Committee approved the resolution Tuesday along party lines, 3-2. … Continue reading Wieckowski Resolution To Overturn Citizens United Heads To The State Senate

Wieckowski To Offer Resolution Overturning Citizens United

Asm Bob WieckowskiJan. 3, 2012 | Fremont Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski announced Tuesday he will offer a resolution asking Congress to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court's contentious Citizens United decision.The 2009 ruling found unlimited campaign financing by corporation amounted to free speech. Opponents view the ruling as a blank check for powerful interests to control elections.Santa Rosa … Continue reading Wieckowski To Offer Resolution Overturning Citizens United