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  • Congressional freshmen face tough challenges

    Elections will never be cakewalks for Rep. Ami Bera. The nearly even split between Democratic and Republican voters in California's 7th Congressional District means the freshman Democrat is likely to confront a strong challenger each two-year election cycle.


  • California's most competitive congressional races

    A look at the most competitive California House races in this year's midterm elections, based on demographics, fundraising reports and interviews with political analysts and Republican and Democratic strategists.


  • Lawmakers form group to focus on education costs

    Two California congressmen, Democratic Rep. Ami Bera and Republican Rep. Jeff Denham, said Thursday that they have formed a bipartisan caucus to advocate for the state's public universities and students.


  • FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2012, file photo, Rep. Ami Bera is seen at his campaign office in Elk Grove, Calif., before winning his election that unseated incumbent Republican Dan Lungren. Bera, a first-term Democrat in a Sacramento-area seat, is a physician who favors expanding access to health care. Yet he has been voting with the Republican majority in the House to amend or overturn parts of the federal Affordable Care Act. Bera is one of a handful of Democrats in California who represent congressional districts that are closely divided between Democrats and Republicans, after voters approved an independent redistricting process. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

    Calif. Democrats walk middle path in health debate

    Democratic Rep. Ami Bera has been making a habit lately of bucking his own president and voting with the Republican majority in the House as it moves to amend or overturn parts of the national health care law.


  • ** FILE ** Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (right) waves to supporters after she endorses South Carolina state Rep. Nikki Haley (left) in the GOP gubernatorial primary race during a campaign rally at the Statehouse in Columbia, S.C., on May 14, 2010. (AP Photo/Mary Ann Chastain, File)

    Record number of Indian-Americans seeking political office

    At least eight children of Indian immigrants are running for Congress or statewide office. The star of this trend is Nikki Haley, who is favored to win the election for South Carolina governor.


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