2016 House Races

Joan Lasonde Demands Schakowsky Resign over James O’Keefe Videos

Republican Congressional candidate Joan McCarthy Lasonde, 50, is demanding that nine-term incumbent Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), 72, resign over videos released by James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas revealing that her husband, Robert Creamer, was at the center of a plot to incite violence at Donald Trump rallies, in a tactic known as “bird-dogging.”

Joan McCarthy Lasonde (Twitter)

Issa Faces Tough Re-Election Challenge in San Diego

Democrats are eyeing what they see as the potential for a major pickup in November with retired Marine Col. Doug Applegate facing off against longtime Republican incumbent Rep. Darrell Issa for his seat in the House of Representatives.

AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta

GOP Warns Voters: Nancy Pelosi Could Be Speaker Again

Nancy Pelosi could be Speaker of the House again. The die-hard San Francisco leftist, who presided over record deficits, forced through Obamacare over Republican objections, and centralized power in the Speaker’s office, could reclaim the gavel.

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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)

Tim Donnelly to Announce Run for Congress

Former state Assemblyman, radio talk show host and strong 2nd Amendment advocate Tim Donnelly will announce Friday that he will be running for office in California’s 8th congressional district, which includes Mono, Inyo and San Bernardino counties.

Tim Donnelly (source: Breitbart News)

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)

Report: Mike Honda Took Turkey Trip From Islamist Group

Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA) faces new accusations after a report by the House Ethics Committee this week revealed that he was among a group of lawmakers who accepted trips to Turkey that were secretly funded by a Turkish Islamic movement connected to the exiled Fethullah Gülen.

Fethullah Gulen, an ally-turned-enemy of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has been charged in Turkey with "running a terrorist group"

Report: Mike Honda Using Campaign Funds on Legal Bills

Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA) has reportedly been spending his depleting campaign-funds on lawyers fees stemming from an investigation by the Office of Congressional Ethics in which the seasoned congressman has been accused of mixing official government business with his reelection campaign.

Honda sleeping (Lauren Boyer / Twitter)

Ro Khanna Wins 3 Endorsements over Mike Honda

Democratic congressional candidate Ro Khanna received the endorsement of three major Democrats on Friday, dealing a potentially fatal blow to his fellow Democratic opponent, eight-time incumbent Congressman Mike Honda.

Khanna-Honda (Breitbart News, wires)

Mike Honda Lawyers up to Fight Ethics Claim

Rep. Mike Honda (D), who represents Silicon Valley in Washington, has hired two high-profile Washington law firms and a California-based PR team to handle his image and political future following a substantial investigation into ethical wrongdoing. Honda is accused of having mixed government and campaign business.

Khanna-Honda (Breitbart News, wires)