Ro Khanna (Campaign)

Ro Khanna Unseats Mike Honda in Silicon Valley Race

Ro Khanna defeated eight-term incumbent fellow Democrat, Rep. Mike Honda, on Tuesday by 20 percent in a race for Silicon Valley’s 17th congressional district, which has been deemed one of California’s most expensive.

Ro Khanna (Campaign)

Ro Khanna Forced to Fire Campaign Manager After Rival Mike Honda Alleges Hacking

On Thursday, Democratic congressional candidate Ro Khanna’s campaign manager was forced to resign for allegedly hacking into a private computer system belonging to embattled Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA), and illegally downloading lists of financial contributions and information linked to an ethics investigation.

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Shake-ups in Mike Honda Campaign Ater Ro Khanna Wins Primary

Incumbent Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA) has lost several staff members following his surprise narrow defeat to two-time competitor, fellow Democrat, and former Obama administration trade official Ro Khanna during the June 7 California primary.

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Mimi Walters’ Chief of Staff Resigns After Indictment

Rep. Mimi Walters (R-CA)’s chief of staff, David Bowser, 45, resigned on Wednesday following news of federal corruption charges and indictments related to his work in a different congressional office.

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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.

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Key Mike Honda Supporters ‘Defect’ to Ro Khanna

Two South Bay politicians who endorsed incumbent Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA) for re-election last year have publicly “defected” and are now supporting his challenger, fellow Democrat Ro Khanna.

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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.

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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.

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Kevin De Léon Endorses Ro Khanna for Congress

Silicon Valley-area Democratic congressional candidate Ro Khanna received a powerful endorsement on Thursday from State Senate President Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles).

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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.

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Dems Struggle to Find Untainted Rep for Appropiations Committee

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced Democratic Rep. Chaka Fattah (D-PA) will step down from his leadership position on the House Appropriations Committee after he, and four of his associates, were indicted this week on 29 counts of racketeering, fraud and conspiracy.

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Ro Khanna Won’t Answer on Trade Bill; Honda Opposes

Last week’s collapse of a potentially critical trade package deal in the House raised questions as to how two-time congressional candidate Ro Khanna’s view on the deal might differ from that of his rival, incumbent Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose).

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Rep. Honda Nods Off in Congress

The old adage “The camera doesn’t lie” was fully realized last week when United States Congressman Mike Honda (D-California) dozed off on the House floor before CSPAN cameras as his colleagues debated funding for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

Mike Honda Aims at Rand Paul–and Misses

Mike Honda Aims at Rand Paul–and Misses

Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA) issued a statement on Monday blasting Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) for comparing President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty to the internment of Japanese-Americans by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt during World War II. The Bay Area “Political Blotter”

What Went Wrong with Ro Khanna's Congressional Campaign?

What Went Wrong with Ro Khanna's Congressional Campaign?

Days after his defeat by seven-year Democratic incumbent Congressman Mike Honda, Ro Khanna and his team have begun analyzing where his campaign went wrong, perhaps even strategizing for success should he decide to run for office again in two years.

Ro Khanna Concedes Defeat, But This Likely Won't Be His Last Run

Ro Khanna Concedes Defeat, But This Likely Won't Be His Last Run

Poll returns on Friday remained consistent with results late Tuesday night in favor of Democratic incumbent Congressman Mike Honda, who declared victory in his reelection campaign on Friday. Fellow Democrat Ro Khanna conceded defeat a few hours later, but it

Honda Defeats Tech Sector's Favorite in Silicon Valley

Honda Defeats Tech Sector's Favorite in Silicon Valley

California’s contentious Silicon Valley race has once again yielded a familiar face as incumbent Mike Honda claimed victory over his fellow Democrat, tech-backed rival Ro Khanna, in California’s 17th congressional district.  Despite being slammed with ethics claims, a poor attendance record, and

The Final Report: Mike Honda vs. Ro Khanna

The Final Report: Mike Honda vs. Ro Khanna

The twisted and highly contentious battle between incumbent Rep. Mike Honda and his opponent Ro Khanna for control over California’s 17th congressional district has entered the final day before the midterm election.  Both men have gotten down and dirty in