Politics 2014: Supreme Court DOMA ruling affects campaigns

Politics 2014: Supreme Court DOMA ruling affects campaigns

Now that the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, campaign finance guidelines for gay candidates and their spouses could vary from state to state.
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Rep. Lungren concedes defeat in Calif.

SACRAMENTO, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Dan Lungren, R-Calif., Friday conceded defeat to Democratic challenger Ami Bera in the state's 7th Congressional District.

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Eight races for the U.S. House of Representatives remained undecided Thursday, two days after the polls closed, including one headed for a runoff.

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Many incumbent House members considered vulnerable in the November elections took in less money than their opponents, fundraising reports indicated.
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Congress holds Eric Holder in contempt

WASHINGTON, June 28 (UPI) -- Congress Thursday voted to hold U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for not turning over documents in to the Fast and Furious gun-walking operation.
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House Dems target 25 GOP members

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House members can teleconference over Net

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Congress's composting plan tossed

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House votes to tighten its budgetary belt

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Bill seeks to extend reach of Megan's Law

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Boehner keeps House GOP leadership post

Boehner keeps House GOP leadership post

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Clear expands fast pass to Washington

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Congress chides FBI on sloppiness

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Travel ban has Republicans at odds

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State justices oppose death penalty bill

CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 6 (UPI) -- The chief justices of state Supreme Courts have voted to oppose a bill aimed at quicker executions in the United States.
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Dan Lungren
LAP98110410 - 04 NOVEMBER 1998 - LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA: As his wife and daughter look on, California's Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Lungren concedes the race to his Democratic rival Gray Davis, November 3, at a Newport Beach, Ca. hotel. UPI jr/wy/Kenny Matsui

Daniel Edward "Dan" Lungren (born September 22, 1946) is the U.S. Representative for California's 3rd congressional district, serving since 2005. The district covers most of Sacramento County and part of Solano County, as well as all of Alpine, Amador and Calaveras counties. He is a member of the Republican Party and the Republican Study Committee.

Lungren previously represented the Long Beach area in Congress, from 1979 to 1989, and served as California's Attorney General from 1991 to 1999.

Dan Lungren was born in Long Beach, California, of Irish, Swedish, and Scottish extraction. From 1952, Lungren's father was the personal physician and a close friend of former President Richard Nixon.

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