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  • Dr. Ami Bera Re-Elected to US Congress

    CARMICHAEL, CA - The Associated Press has declared Dr.

  • Dr. Ami Bera's Lead in CA-7 Grows to 4,802 Votes

    CARMICHAEL, CA - Dr. Ami Bera’s lead over Scott Jones in the race for California’s 7th Congressional District grew Wednesday to 4,802 votes following an update from the Sacramento County Registrar of Voters.

    Bera now leads his opponent Scott Jones by more than 2 percent, 119,448 votes to 114,646. 
     

  • SEIU 1000 Endorses Dr. Ami Bera for Congress

    ELK GROVE, CA - The Service Employees International Union Local 1,000, the largest public sector union in California, has endorsed Dr. Ami Bera for Congress. 

    SEIU, which represents more than 95,000 workers employed by the State of California, joins major unions including the Laborers’ International Union of North America and the California Teachers’ Association in supporting Bera for his record standing up for working families. 

  • LGBTQ Equality Rights Groups Rally to Endorse Dr. Ami Bera

    ELK GROVE, CA - Today, the Bera campaign announced that frontline regional, statewide, and national groups fighting for equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Americans endorsed Ami Bera for Congress in California’s 7th Congressional District.

  • The Sierra Club Endorses Dr. Ami Bera for Congress

    ELK GROVE, CA - Today, the largest grassroots environmental organization in the nation endorsed Dr. Ami Berafor Congress in California’s 7th Congressional District.

    The Sierra Club pointed to Dr. Bera’s commitment to growing California’s new energy economy, and his support for innovation in clean energy research and development.

Working together to take care of our service men, women and returning vets

By: Jonathan Miller

When California Congressman Ami Bera met New York Rep. Christopher Gibson at a dinner last April, they began a conversation about how the two of them -- a physician and a retired Army colonel, a Democrat and a Republican -- might work together in Congress to advance the country’s interests.

It didn’t take them long to come up with an idea.

Editorial: Obama is Hurting Himself by Not Reaching Out

By the Editorial Board, February 19, 2014

It’s a safe bet that more than a few rank-and-file Democrats in Congress are thinking it, but Rep. Ami Bera of Elk Grove is willing to say it publicly: President Barack Obama is hurting his own cause by not being more inclusive.

Bera points to two issues of major concern to Californians – health care and water – and he’s absolutely right.

Bera retains strong local support, out raises opponents entering election year

For Immediate Release
Saturday, February 1, 2013

Press Contact: Allison Teixeira
press@beraforcongress.com
December 12, 2012
916-544-3273

Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. announced today that he has raised nearly $1.6 million in campaign funds from more than 2,500 individual donors so far this election cycle. He ended 2013 strong with close to $1.15 million cash-on-hand.

Bera Discusses First Year in Office

Congressman reflects on new budget deal

By Bryan M. Gold - Citizen Staff Writer

Published: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 9:44 AM PST

U.S. Rep. Dr. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove) said he approached his first year in office knowing that Democrats and Republicans had to work together.
 

He said Congress had not approved a budget in four years, and the leaders of both chambers were not – and still don’t – get along.
 

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