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Republican challenger Ricky Gill and Democratic Congressman Jerry McNerney. (Rickey Gill for Congress/Congressman Jerry McNerney)

KCBS Cover Story: District 9 Congressional Race Drawing National Attention

Incumbent Jerry McNerney and challenger Ricky Gill are locked in a tight battle in the race for the redrawn district.


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Bill Clinton Rallies Students At UC Davis

Former President Bill Clinton is imploring California university students to vote for Democrats this November, acting in what he says are their own best interests.


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Reforms Create Competitive House Race In East Bay

80-year-old Pete Stark is used to coasting to re-election in the liberal enclave of the Bay Area he has represented since the end of the Vietnam War. All that has changed this year, as Californians deal with two major political reforms.


(L-R) Rep. Jerry McNerney, Ricky Gill (Campaign photos)

East Bay Democrat McNerney Faces Strong GOP Challenge In Redrawn District

Ricky Gill, a young Republican who grew up in the Central Valley, will run against Rep. Jerry McNerney for Congress in a in a district whose newly drawn boundaries forced the incumbent Democrat to move from Pleasanton to Stockton.


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Long Wait For Mental Health Support At Oakland’s VA Office

Since 2007, the VA has experienced a 35 percent increase in the number of veterans receiving mental health services.



Veterans Make Up Larger Percent Of Homeless Population

The study by the Department of Housing and Urban Development found that veterans are 50 percent more likely to become homeless than other Americans.


Jerry McNerney, David Harmer

McNerney Holds Off Harmer In Congressional Vote Count

Democratic Rep. Jerry McNerney has been re-elected to a third term in a Northern California congressional district, fending off a challenge from Republican David Harmer.

CBS San Francisco–11/24/2010

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East Bay Lawmaker Collects Holiday Cards For Troops

A Bay Area congressman is looking for help in collecting thousands of holiday cards, with the goal being to get them to our men and women in uniform.


San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris at a 2008 press conference. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Harris Regains Slight Lead In Attorney General’s Race, McNerney Holds On

Democrat Kamala Harris has regained a slight lead over her Republican opponent in the California attorney general’s race.

CBS San Francisco–11/12/2010

Jerry McNerney headshot, as US Representative-elect of California 2006 (AP)

McNerney Vows To Continue Health Care Fight; Race Still Not Called

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) vowed to be steadfast in upholding President Obama’s health care legislation, despite the Republican push to overturn it now that the GOP has gained a majority in the House.