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Breaking News: Maria Shriver backs Barack Obama

From the LATimes.com In a dramatic moment at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion, California First Lady Maria Shriver just strode out onto a stage that had already seen its share of celebrities — Oprah Winfrey and Stevie Wonder among them — and announced that she was joining the Kennedy half of the family backing Barack Obama, reports…

I Voted for Edwards. I’m Endorsing Obama.

When Senator John Edwards suspended his campaign last week I had my ballot ready to go, with Edwards marked as my choice for President. Having been a delegate for Senator Edwards to the 2004 Democratic National Convention, to say the least I was disappointed by the Senator’s decision. I sent it in anyway and have…

BREAKING: Field poll shows huge gains by Obama in CA

The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting on the latest Field Poll for California: A startling surge of support for Barack Obama has catapulted the Illinois senator into a virtual tie with Hillary Rodham Clinton in California’s Democratic presidential primary, a Field Poll released Saturday shows. Clinton, a longtime California favorite, saw her once-commanding lead slip…

Super Tuesday Polls

I’ve dug around and come up with the latest poll numbers for 14 of the 23 Super Tuesday states. This disclaimer, some of the poll numbers were done before Edwards dropped out and before last night’s debate. I’m only getting into detail on the Democratic side, but for all you OC conservatives in love with…

CDC Endorsement Vote Shows Surprising Contest

Despite the short notice and heavy workload during this election cycle, over 150 delegates from across California participated in CDC’s first ever online endorsement vote. Although no candidate received the official 60% needed for an endorsement, the mix of grassroots participants shows a different story than most polls have typically indicated. With 59 votes, Hillary…

Arnold comes out FOR Prop 93

I’m not a big an of term limits, because we have something called “elections” to get rid of ineffective or crooked politicians. That said, the Governor has come out for Prop 93, the revised term limits bill on the Ballot next Month. Here’s the editorial from the LA Times: From the op-ed: “It takes time…