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Misguided principles, in and out of D.C.

Posted: March 9th, 2018 | Columns, Congressional Watch, Featured, News, Politics | No Comments

By Andy Cohen Hunter and his bros Duncan Hunter’s (R-50) days in Congress might not be numbered, but they should be. For well over a year now, Hunter and his campaign have been the subject of federal investigations into campaign finance fraud, with Hunter having had to pay back more than $60,000 in personal expenses that were inappropriately paid for with campaign funds. The offices of his campaign treasurer were raided by the FBI in February […]

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Healthcare is a right

Posted: March 9th, 2018 | Columns, Featured, News, Notes from Toni, Politics | No Comments

By Toni G. Atkins Before I entered public service in the 1990s as an aide to Christine Kehoe — who was then a member of the San Diego City Council — I served as director of clinic services at Womancare Health Center. During that time, I saw firsthand how important it is to provide safety-net healthcare services for people who are uninsured or underinsured and can’t afford medical care.

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Congressional Watch: What will 2018 hold?

Posted: January 12th, 2018 | Congressional Watch, Featured, News, Politics | No Comments

Congress can be a fickle beast, particularly when one political party controls both chambers and shows little to no interest in working with their counterparts from across the aisle. This is what happened throughout 2017. Republicans finally had the unified government they craved and promised big things would come. Those promises, for the most part, fell flat.

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