California Lt. Gov. John Garamendi, the grandson of Basque immigrants, will resign his state post and be sworn in Thursday Nov. 5 in a ceremony in the House of Representatives after winning an election for a northern California Congressional seat. The 63-year-old Democrat captured 53 percent of the vote against Republican David Harmer, who had 43 percent, in the Nov. [...]Read more ›
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Bill Clinton, seen in this video by EITB News, thanked his hosts at the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco, saying they made him feel welcome. The former president led an upbeat rally Oct. 6 in support of California Lt. Gov. John Garamendi’s campaign for Congress. Addressing the audience, Clinton recalled a visit to the Basque Country with Hillary [...]Read more ›
By Xabier Berrueta and Nancy Zubiri California Lt. Gov. John Garamendi received a high-profile boost in his campaign for Congress,Read more ›
Former President Bill Clinton and California Lt. Gov. John Garamendi will appear tomorrow Oct. 6 at the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco.Read more ›
John Garamendi, among the most prominent Basque-American elected officials in the United States, is leading in a race for a Northern California congressional seat, according to a recently released poll. The poll results, published August 24 in The Sacramento Bee, showed Democratic candidate Garamendi with an 11-point lead over his closest rival in the crowded race for the open seat. [...]Read more ›