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34th Congressional District: Meet the candidates vying to replace Xavier Becerra

March 2, 2017

"I am the only candidate with foreign policy/national security experience and will model my leadership on Adam Schiff: targeted and strategic." - more - 


Here’s what 23 candidates in L.A.’s congressional race say on the top issues

March 24, 2017

We’ve asked all the candidates to answer six questions on some of the top policy issues: healthcare, immigration, sanctuary cities, Trump, education and poverty.  - more -


Calif. Democrats look to special election as ‘resistance’ test

March 9, 2017

“I feel like this is a coronation,” said Steven Mac, a deputy district attorney. “The same mistake we made with Hillary, we’re making right now.”. -more-

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This Army Reserve officer wants to bring his military intelligence experience to Congress

February 28, 2017

Maj. Steven Mac never had any political aspirations, until a vacant congressional seat in his hometown Los Angeles district opened up last fall. 

The presidential election stirred up all kinds of concerns, on both sides of the aisle, for the Afghanistan veteran and son of Vietnamese refugees, he told Army Times. -more-

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February 21, 2017

Steven Mac, an L.A. County prosecutor and an officer in the U.S. Army Reserve, says he’d take a more nuanced approach.

“If we’re yelling and screaming at Trump, he’s not going to change his mind,” Mac said. “Our main job is to convince the rest of America … and convince members in the House of Representatives.”

Mac says he supports military service as a pathway to citizenship — an idea backed this year by at least one California House Republican —  and a federal law similar to DACA to protect people brought to the U.S. illegally as children. -more- 


Candidatos al Congreso por el distrito 34: Conoce a Steven Mac

February 15, 2017

"No podemos volver a los 70s, cuando llamaban ‘criminales’ a nuestros padres" 

Steven Mac tiene una perspectiva única que le dieron sus años en las Fuerzas Armadas.

“Cuando estaba en Afghanistan pude ver que somos todos iguales, sin importar el color o la nacionalidad. Pero en la actualidad hay un poder que trata de dividirnos”, reflexionó el candidato. -more-

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Special Election To Fill Xavier Becerra's Congressional Seat Set For June 6

January 26, 2017

As noted by the L.A. Times, at least 18 candidates have publicly announced that they're running. Among the more notable names are...Steven Mac, deputy district attorney for L.A. County. -more-

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In the crowded race for the 34th Congressional District, this candidate will be barred from campaigning this month

January 4, 2017

The race to replace Rep. Xavier Becerra is well underway... But one candidate vying for the seat won't be campaigning for the rest of the month. Steven Mac, who entered the race two weeks ago, is leaving Thursday for military training. -more-

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Prosecutor is ninth candidate in L.A. congressional race to replace Becerra

December 21, 2016

The number of candidates fighting to replace Rep. Xavier Becerra is now at nine, with L.A. County prosecutor Steven Mac the latest to jump in. -more-