Social Security is one of the big national issues as congressional elections are held across the country.
It's no different on the Central Coast in the 23rd District congressional race between incumbent Democrat Lois Capps and Republican Tom Watson. Capps hosted a rally today in Santa Maria to talk... more »
Should social security be privatized? That's the question being raised as the campaign for the 23rd Congressional district heats up.
Congresswoman Lois Capps hosted a rally at 11:30 this morning outside the Social Security office in Santa Maria to speak out against proposals to privatize Social Security.
She... more »
Tonight, we're highlighting the race for the 23rd Congressional District. It spans sections of Ventura, Santa Barbara, and San Luis Obispo counties, stretching from Oxnard in the south to the Monterey County line. The incumbent Democrat Lois Capps has served six terms. Two years ago, she won with 68 percent... more »
A new national poll shows Republicans are gaining momentum in that battle for Congress.
The opinion research corporation survey shows the G.O.P leads the Democrats by seven points on the "generic ballot" question...-- 52 percent to 45-percent. That's up from a three-point margin last month.
The "generic ballot"... more »
With the economy still suffering and more Americans losing faith in President Obama, Republicans have a legitimate chance of taking control of Congress in the November election.
All 435 seats in the House of Representatives are up for grabs as well as 37 senate spots.
Locally, Republican Candidate... more »
A south coast businessman has tossed his name in the hat for the upcoming congressional election. Republican Tom Watson held a campaign kick-off party in Santa Barbara Thursday afternoon.
According to his website, Watson has lived in the 23rd district for some thirteen years. The district covers Santa Barbara,... more »