John Pitney

Type: Person
Name: John Pitney
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Chris Christie’s veto strategy

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) (Photo: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)Governors who run for president have an advantage over members of Congress: They can point to a record of action and management, by virtue of the nature of their jobs.But the partisan ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 2 reports

Californian chosen as Boehner successor

WASHINGTON — House Republicans elevated California Rep. Kevin McCarthy to majority leader and elected Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise whip on Thursday in a rare mid-session leadership shakeup caused by Majority Leader Eric Cantor's surprise defeat in last ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jun 20 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

After Eric Cantor ouster, a skittish GOP and perhaps more gridlock

Washington — On the Richter scale of political earthquakes, the June 10 one that knocked Republican Eric Cantor from his Virginia congressional district and from his leadership position in the US House might well be recorded as a 7: "causes damage to ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jun 12 2014]
First reported Jun 11 2014 - Updated Jun 11 2014 - 1 reports

Eric Cantor upset stuns GOP, revives tea party

WASHINGTON — The massive upset of House majority leader Eric Cantor by challenger David Brat in the Republican primary in Virginia’s Seventh Congressional District rocked the 2014 campaign season, defying all political conventions but one – that all politics ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jun 11 2014]
First reported Jun 06 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 1 reports

Why Obama's deal to free Bowe Bergdahl riles Democrats, too

Obama's decision to swap POW Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban in US custody is making some congressional Democrats uncomfortable. It's getting to be a disconcertingly familiar feeling. In a difficult election year for congressional Democrats, the Obama ... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jun 06 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 06 2014 - 1 reports

Stow native Kashkari wins right to challenge Jerry Brown for California governor’s office

The California gubernatorial primary race for the Republican Party was closely watched Tuesday night by the family of a Stow native.Neel Kashkari, a political newcomer who ran the federal bailout of the U.S. banking system, was chosen by Golden State ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jun 05 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 1 reports

State superintendent candidates brace for another round of big spending - by John Fensterwald

Tom Torlakson nearly won another term as superintendent of public instruction outright Tuesday but will instead face second-place finisher Marshall Tuck in November. That’s not particularly good news for Torlakson or the California Teachers Association, ... [Published EdSource Today - Jun 05 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 04 2014 - 1 reports

Californians Pick Bank Bailout Chief Kashkari to Challenge Brown

AdvertisementJune 4 (Bloomberg) -- Republican Neel Kashkari, a political newcomer who ran the federal bailout of the U.S. banking system, will challenge incumbent Democrat Jerry Brown for governor of California in November, according to election retu ... [Published GARP - Jun 04 2014]

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...Cantor is, but in the end, politics is local," says John Pitney, a politicalpolitical scientist are Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, Calif. "after the 2010 redistricting, cantor had new territory and apparently he didn't work the district as carefully as he should have."

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Chris Christie’s veto strategy [Published Washington Post - Jul 09 2014]
Californian chosen as Boehner successor [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Jun 20 2014]
Boehner has to pivot with reconfigured leadersh... [Published Chillicothe Gazette - Jun 20 2014]
Tea party Republican breaks through to House GO... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jun 20 2014]
After Eric Cantor ouster, a skittish GOP and pe... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jun 12 2014]
Eric Cantor upset stuns GOP, revives tea party [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jun 11 2014]
Why Obama's deal to free Bowe Bergdahl riles De... [Published Christian Science Monitor - Jun 06 2014]
State superintendent candidates brace for anoth... [Published EdSource Today - Jun 05 2014]
Stow native Kashkari wins right to challenge Je... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - Jun 05 2014]
Californians Pick Bank Bailout Chief Kashkari t... [Published GARP - Jun 04 2014]
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