Heather Pritchard

I'm new to political blogging but have been writing most of my life about different things. I campaigned for President Clinton when he was just Governor Clinton in Orange County. I graduated from Smith College with a BA in English and a minor in Film. I work full time, have a lovely four year old daughter named Charlotte, my husband teaches full time at Cerritos College in Norwalk in the Music Department. Gary has a Ph.D in Ethnomusicology from UCI. I hope to go back to school in some form or another, maybe sociology or economics. I've even thought of Law school. Our newest edition to the household is our Weimaraner Sophie.

How many seats at the table can be bought Senator Obama?

Democrats, independents and Republicans who are tired of the division and distraction that has clouded Washington, who know that we can disagree without being disagreeable, who understand that, if we mobilize our voices to challenge the money and influence that stood in our way and challenge ourselves to reach for something better, there is no…

Why Iowa is Still a Win for Edwards

Yesterday was the largest turn out for an Iowa Caucus ever and so many of those who came to caucus were young and as they would say “Fired up and ready to go”.  And went they did.  Obama won the night and his supporters are celebrating. But there is a story that’s being ignored by…

John Edwards “My Plan to Stop Corporate Abuses”

John Edwards has written a short commentary for the Wall Street Journal on what he intends to do to stop corporate abuses. That’s right, abuses. All of us are familiar with the examples of corporate abuse, such as Enron and the loss of hundreds of pension by hard working people. The average CEO makes 400…