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The PE: Calvert, Cook benefit from incumbent advantage

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Fundraising ability, name recognition will give decisive lift to the two members

BY DAVID HOOD AND ELIZABETH HELD / WASHINGTON BUREAU
Published: April 24, 2014 Updated: May 13, 2014 7:28 p.m.

WASHINGTON — Incumbency and established fundraising are two of the most powerful advantages two Inland congressmen have over their challengers in the June 3 primary battle.

Reps. Paul Cook, R-Yucca Valley, and Ken Calvert, R-Corona, both have amassed war chests that outstrip their respective challengers by hundreds of thousands of dollars, according to Federal Election Commission filings released April 15.

To read story by David Hood and Elizabeth Held in The Press-Enterprise, click here.

DailyBulletin: Candidates file documents to run in the June primary

Elections 2014

By Beau Yarbrough, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
and Joe Nelson, The Sun
Posted: 03/07/14, 9:48 PM PST |

San Bernardino >> Friday was the filing deadline for candidates vying for seats at the state and local levels for the June 3 primary election.

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VVDailyPress: Challenger criticizes Cook’s vote

Conover running for Congress as staunch conservative
February 19, 2014 3:24 PM
Shea Johnson, Staff Writer

HESPERIA • Calling it nothing personal, 8th Congressional District candidate Rodney Lee Conover this week criticized incumbent U.S. Rep. Paul Cook for voting on a budget late last year that cut pensions for younger retired military personnel.

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InlandPolitics: CD-8: Cook in cruise mode for reelection

Paul Cook

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Sunday, February 2, 2014 – 09:25 a.m.

Congressman Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) appears to be headed for an easy reelection bid.

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The PE: FARM BILL: Five of seven Inland representatives vote no

Ken Calvert

Calvert

January 29, 2014; 10:26 PM

Most of the Inland Empire’s congressional representatives voted against a compromise farm bill Wednesday, Jan. 29, with some objecting to food stamp cuts and others critical of what they saw as wasteful spending.

To read story by Jeff Horseman in The Press Enterprise, click here.

Paul Cook

Cook

January 29, 2014 7:04 PM
Shea Johnson, Staff Writer

WASHINGTON • U.S. Rep. Paul Cook said on Wednesday that while he agreed with some of the broad themes included in President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday evening, Obama’s speech was short on specific solutions to problems, including the “most important issue” facing Cook’s constituents in the High Desert.

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VVDailyPress: Rep. Cook to host forum in AV

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Cook

October 22, 2013 10:46 AM
Staff Reports

APPLE VALLEY • Rep. Paul Cook, R-Yucca Valley, has announced that he will host an informational forum on veterans’ benefits at 9 a.m. on Nov. 8, according to a news release.

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SacBee: Dan Morain: California’s own GOP suicide caucus

Dan Morain

Dan Morain

By Dan Morain
dmorain@sacbee.com
Published: Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013 – 12:00 am

Rep. Paul Cook, a first-term congressman from San Bernardino County, is not crazy, and he’s not radical.

But along with 79 of the wackiest conservatives in the House, Cook signed the letter that helped bring about the partial shutdown of the most powerful government the world has ever known.

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The PE: SHUTDOWN: Calvert, Ruiz among Inland reps refusing salary

U.S. House of Representatives

October 03, 2013; 07:45 PM

At least four members of the Inland congressional delegation are refusing to be paid until the federal government shutdown ends.

To read stoy by Jeff Horseman in The Press Enterprise, click here.

VVDailyPress: Cook supports halting Congressional pay during gov’t. shutdown

Paul Cook

Cook

Shares views on negotiations that led to shutdown
October 01, 2013 6:12 PM
Brooke Self, Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • U.S. Representative Paul Cook, R-Yucca Valley, is co-sponsoring a bill that would prevent members of Congress from receiving salaries during a government shutdown.

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VVDailyPress: Cook part of No Labels effort

Paul Cook

Cook

July 20, 2013 6:02 PM
Jim E. Winburn, Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • Rep. Paul Cook, R-Yucca Valley, took part in a bipartisan action meant to recover America’s confidence in the ability of Congress to work together.

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VVDailyPress: Cook’s Veterans Affairs bills progress in House

July 19, 2013 6:20 PM
Shane Newell, For the Daily Press

Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) helped two congressional bills advance out of key Veterans Affairs subcommittees this week.

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VVDailyPress: Cook discusses politics, strategies at SVL Country Club

Paul Cook

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June 08, 2013 2:41 PM
Jim E. Winburn

SPRING VALLEY LAKE • Health care, national security and taxes were topics high on the list Friday as the Spring Valley Lake Country Club hosted a Q&A with Rep. Paul Cook on issues of interest to his High Desert constituents.

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The Sun: Rep. Paul Cook shares frustration with Congress’ gridlock

Paul Cook

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Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer
Posted: 04/15/2013 06:23:18 PM PDT

Rep. Paul Cook, now in his fourth month as a freshman member of Congress, seems to share many Americans’ frustration with the gridlock that seems to be increasingly seizing lawmakers’ ability or willingness to attempt longterm solutions to the country’s problems.

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VVDailyPress: Cook, Lovingood urge FAA to restore tower’s funding

March 28, 2013 8:42 PM
Jim E. Winburn, Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • High Desert government representatives have asked the Federal Aviation Administration to find the money needed to keep the Southern California Logistics Airport control tower open.

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VVdailyPress: Congressman Cook discusses budget cuts, healthcare

Paul Cook

Cook

March 26, 2013 9:30 PM
Jim E. Winburn, Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • Rep. Paul Cook spoke to local leaders Tuesday about the impact of federal budget cuts to High Desert communities and the prospects of living with the Affordable Care Act.

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Mike Ramos

Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer
Posted: 01/30/2013 08:39:47 AM PST
Updated: 01/30/2013 10:28:07 PM PST

San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael Ramos sent a hand-delivered letter to House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., asking that pending immigration reforms include provisions allowing immigrants’ DNA samples to be cross-checked against the FBI’s database in order to prevent criminals from obtaining U.S. citizenship.

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U.S. House of Representatives

Andrew Edwards, Staff Writer
Posted: 12/28/2012 10:11:32 PM PST
Updated: 12/29/2012 12:50:38 AM PST

The Inland Empire and High Desert will have new representatives in Congress next week after Democrat Gloria Negrete-McLeod and Republican Paul Cook take the oath of office.

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