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Election ’18: A look at the city, Congressional races coming this year

Congressional District 7 race With 10 months to go before this fall’s 7th Congressional District election, four people plan to challenge U.S. Rep. Ami Bera for his seat in Congress: Andrew Grant, Yona Barash, Brad Westmoreland, and Omba Kipuke. Bera will once again attempt to be elected to this highly contested House seat, which has…

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Election ’18: Barash discusses campaign support, immigration, border security, health care

Congressional candidate backed by former Sac County sheriff Dr. Yona Barash, a physician and attorney who plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, for his 7th Congressional District seat next year, continues to gather supporters. Among the Republican’s notable supporters is former Sacramento County Sheriff John McGinness. McGinness described Barash as having “a…

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Dr. Yona Barash Protests California Gas Tax Hike

SACRAMENTO, CA — Surrounded by local families and businesses Dr. Yona Barash rallied against the implementation of California’s gas tax increase on Saturday. On November 1, 2017 California began implementing new transportation taxes which included raising the State excise taxes by 12 cents a gallon on regular fuel and 20 cents a gallon on diesel….

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Breast Cancer and the Failure of our Healthcare System

Throughout this last month, millions of Americans wore pink in remembrance of their mothers, grandmothers, daughters, wives and sisters who have succumb to breast cancer. As Breast Cancer Awareness Month comes to a close, it is imperative that we go beyond just commemorating those who were lost and start finding solutions to combat the number…

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Former Sacramento Sheriff John McGinness Strongly Endorses Dr. Yona Barash for Election to the 7th Congressional District

Rancho Cordova, CA —Today John McGinness, former Sheriff of Sacramento County strongly endorsed Dr. Yona Barash in his campaign for the 7th Congressional District. McGinness is also one of the most influential talk radio hosts in the Sacramento region. “Yona Barash has a unique story that will inspire and excite voters in the 7th Congressional…

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Conservative speaker Ben Shapiro is in Sacramento to raise campaign money for Ami Bera challenger

Yona Barash, a Republican surgeon seeking his first elected office, is getting his congressional campaign rolling with a conservative commentator who has stoked controversy in California. Barash invited Ben Shapiro to his Tuesday evening fundraiser as he tries to build a war chest to unseat Sacramento-area Rep. Ami Bera, a Democrat from Elk Grove. General admission tickets…

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Holocaust Survivor Who Backs Trump Announces GOP Run For Congress

Political campaigns often attract candidates with extraordinary biographies, but none may be as unique as that of Dr. Yona Barash, who announced last month that he was running as a Republican challenger in a Sacramento swing district. Barash was born in Romania in 1945, when it was occupied by Nazi Germany. His family made it…

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Election ‘18: Barash to challenge Bera in Congressional race

By Lance Armstrong Citizen Staff Writer Yona Barash, a practicing Fair Oaks physician and an attorney, became the third person to challenge U.S. Rep. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove) in California’s 7th Congressional District election in 2018. Also planning to challenge Bera for that seat is Republican Andrew Grant, a business executive and Marine veteran; and…

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Democrat Ami Bera faces a new Republican – Sacramento Bee

A second Republican has entered the race to unseat Congressman Ami Bera, a Democrat from Elk Grove who last year narrowly defended the 7th Congressional District seat he has held since 2013. Yona Barash, a Fair Oaks physician, said the health care debate in Congress sparked his candidacy. His campaign is being run by those…

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Eminent Sacramento Surgeon, Dr. Yona Barash, Announces Candidacy in 7th Congressional District

SACRAMENTO, CA – – Today, Sacramento surgeon Dr. Yona Barash announced that he will be a candidate in California’s 7th congressional district, a swing district currently held by Congressman Ami Bera. Speaking on the John McGinness Radio Show on KFBK, Dr. Barash said that the people of the 7th district have suffered for too long…

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