Instead of engaging in a real dialogue about the fundamental differences we have when it comes to energy policy and offshore drilling â€“ me adamantly opposed to drilling Californiaâ€™s coast and Calvert adamantly for – he wasted no time resorting the same dirty political tricks that desperate candidates use when they canâ€™t run from their record.
In 2009, Ken Calvert spent $352,433.07 of your taxpayer dollars on mail from his Washington office. That places him 9th out of 435 members of Congress for highest amount of taxpayer dollars spent on Congressional mail, phone calls, voicemails, and emails.
Some people just cannot tell, even with a “badly Photoshopped” picture of Chuck Devore getting punished, that our post on the Young Eagles was an April Fool’s prank. Although it did have a good mix of accurate and speculative information, there were some very obviously absurd points that were simply parody. The post was kind of meant as a “Where’s Waldo” for the GOP. Find what is not true and win a “booby” prize.
The Ken Calvert Corruption Chronicles are weekly reviews of Ken Calvertâ€™s 18 years in Congress. The series will look into Calvertâ€™s record of hypocrisy, extremism and corruption. This is Episode 6. Episode 6: Repeal health care?Â Really? This past Sunday, the President and Congress came through on a promise made to the American people â€“…
Ken Calvert has continually voted against historic health insurance reform that would improve Medicare, closing the prescription drug donut hole, and providing insurance for over 110,000 uninsured residents in his district.
March is Womenâ€™s History Month. It seems like a great time to look a little closer at Ken Calvertâ€™s record when it comes to women. In 2009, Ken Calvert voted against the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. The sole aim of this bill was to provide for equality in the workplace by restoring legal recourse against pay discrimination.
PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Correction: Congressman Probed story October 19, 2009 â€”Â In an Oct. 17 story about an alleged improper sale of publicly owned land, The Associated Press erroneously reported that a newspaper said the FBI was investigating Rep. Ken Calvert, R-Calif. The Riverside Press-Enterprise reported the FBI had sought information on a lawsuit against an agency…