Scott Peters

The amendment would prevent government funds from enforcing the ban.
A year ago, I joined my colleagues in the New Democrat Coalition, a group of 52 pro-growth Democratic lawmakers, to release the American Prosperity Agenda. Earlier this month we released a one-year report that benchmarks our progress
A few months back, he announced a major shift in U.S. policy towards Cuba, ending a half-century of frostiness, and this week the outlines of a deal to avoid a war with Iran were unveiled, thawing a relationship that froze over back in 1979.
Still, most members of Congress earn $174,000 a year, more than triple the U.S. median household income. And the last two
One of the tiredest clichés in all of American politics -- and a favorite of D.C. "centrists" -- is that economic populism is all about beating up on the rich and redistributing income instead of pursuing economic growth. But Elizabeth Warren and her fellow progressives are not, either in rhetoric or policy, anti-growth or anti-business or out to "soak" the rich.
In the bizarro election of 2014, where the anti-gay National Organization for Marriage backed pro-gay Democratic candidates to show the GOP that they will help defeat any Republican candidate who veers from the evangelical right's agenda, pro-gay hedge-fund billionaire Paul Singer helped the anti-gay GOP take control of the U.S. Senate.
The Republican candidate accused Peters' team of "actively promoting" the harassment allegations, chastising it for resorting
In February, DeMaio's campaign aired an ad featuring images of the candidate with his partner, Johnathan Hale, at the San
Though Peters has the Chamber's endorsement, he has been attacked by Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS nonprofit. This story has
Recently, the EPA unveiled a proposal to reduce carbon emissions aggressively. It also avoids a potentially clumsy federal "one-size-fits-all" approach, by requiring and empowering each state to craft its own pollution reduction strategy. When each state is a laboratory, we are most likely to find the best practices.
Despite the U.S. Constitution legally binding all 435 seats of the House of Representatives to go up for reelection every two years, an astoundingly low number of races are considered toss-ups in this November's election.
Police responded to a reported break-in at a Republican congressional candidate's campaign headquarters in San Diego on Wednesday
As the ocean absorbs more CO2, the ocean becomes more acidic, and acidic water affects all ocean life especially plankton and coral reefs. It poses a real threat to animals higher on the food chain, including fish. One out of six American jobs depends on our oceans.
Virginia Rep. Randy Forbes, a senior House Republican eyeing a powerful committee chairmanship, is causing friction with
Majorities of voters in 7 of the 10 districts and states were not aware that President Barack Obama and members of the Republican
Since then, two other women, school psychologist Morgan Rose and political consultant Laura Fink, have come forward to level
CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story misidentified congressional candidate Sean Eldridge's husband as Chris Hedges
Peters, who served in local government before running for Congress, told Owens that in his new position in Washington, he