Tag: Ami Bera

Ami Bera (Associated Press)

TPP Trade Deal Weighs Down Ami Bera’s Re-Election Bid

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade pact could impact whether Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA) wins his re-election bid. Members of his own party are abandoning him over his decision to side with Republicans, over the objections of organized labor, to give President Barack Obama fast-track authority to negotiate the deal.

Ami Bera (Associated Press)

Local Democrats Won’t Endorse Ami Bera

Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA) failed to receive the endorsement of his Democratic Party for reelection in the 7th congressional district this weekend after angering liberal activists over his voting record.

Ami Bera (Associated Press)

Democratic Rep. Ami Bera Caught Plagiarizing

Democratic Congressman Ami Bera, who represents California’s tightly-contested 7th district in eastern Sacramento County, has been accused of plagiarizing in an op-ed he wrote for the Sacramento Bee on Sunday, according to the Bee. In the column, Bera supported a Trade Promotion Authority bill giving Barack Obama “fast-track” authority to negotiate a trade deal.

Bera Blasts Ose with 'War on Women' Tactic

Bera Blasts Ose with 'War on Women' Tactic

Democratic Rep. Ami Bera (CA-7) is ratcheting up his attacks on Republican challenger Doug Ose in a new ad, accusing Ose of being against women having access to birth control as well as opposing abortion rights. The text of the

NRCC Spends Big On Fall TV Airtime in 4 Key CA Races

NRCC Spends Big On Fall TV Airtime in 4 Key CA Races

The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) has reserved nearly $30 million worth of fall TV airtime in 26 competitive congressional districts nationwide, including four in California.  The four California districts include three in which the NRCC will look to help

Four California Democrats Turn on High-Speed Rail

Four California Democrats Turn on High-Speed Rail

Rep. Ami Bera, in the wake of an impressive primary win in the 7th District earlier in the month but considered to be vulnerable in November, broke with his party and voted against federal funding for Governor Jerry Brown’s besieged high-speed

Bera Supports 'No Budget, No Pay'; Never Supported Budget

Bera Supports 'No Budget, No Pay'; Never Supported Budget

The race for California’s 7th District Congressional seat is heating up. Democratic incumbent Rep. Ami Bera has released a new campaign ad claiming that he supported a bill that would withhold politicians’ salaries unless Congress passed a budget. However, in two

'Net Neutrality Protectors' Swept Away by Midterm Wave

Ninety-five Democratic Congressional hopefuls signed last week a pledge to support the Federal Communications Commissions proposed Net neutrality rules. On Tuesday, all ninety-five “net neutrality protectors” lost to their Republican opponents. Among the measure’s endorsers–or victims, as some campaign insiders