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Progressives Gear Up for Primary Season

Primary Importance By Hans Johnson It was the best bit of electoral agitprop of its generation. And it helped unleash what movements coveting legitimacy and long-term influence must hold as a gold standard: measurable impact on the presidential primary. In late 1991, the AIDS advocacy group ACT UP produced a sticker to dramatize what leaders…

Edwards Wins a Key Iowa Backer

The New York Times Politics Blog is reporting that Senator John Edwards will receive a key endorsement in Iowa on Monday. December 2, 2007,  9:06 pm Edwards Wins a Key Iowa Backer By Jeff Zeleny DES MOINES – John Edwards is set to collect a key Iowa endorsement tomorrow from one of the state’s Democratic…

New Hampshire: Clinton Lead Falls To Single Digits

December 1, 2007 (Rasmussen Reports) – In New Hampshire, home to the first-in-the-nation Presidential Primary, Hillary Clinton’s lead over Barack Obama is now measured in single digits. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone poll of the state’s Likely Primary Voters shows Clinton with 33% of the vote while Obama attracts 26%. John Edwards is the top…

Congressional Quarterly: Democrats to Gain More Seats in 2008

It would be nice to double or triple the Blue representation in OC by 2008. CQ WEEKLY – COVER STORY Nov. 25, 2007 – 4:39 p.m. It’s Looking Like Blue Skies All Over Again By Bob Benenson and Jonathan Allen, CQ Staff Just over a year ago, Democrats seized control of Congress because of the…

Get Your IMPEACHMENT On TODAY in Santa Ana!

Are you ready to impeach in the belly of the beast? If so, join OC Impeach in front of The OC Register Building in Downtown Santa Ana at 2:00 PM this afternoon! If you want to see the Bush-Cheney crime family impeached for their high crimes and misdemeanors, join your fellow progressive OC denizens in…

LiberalOC Open Forum

It’s Thanksgiving Weekend.  Most people are shopping, while some of us can’t seem to “step away from the blog.” Whatever the case, since it’s a bit slow on the political news front, we figured that some of you may want to talk about OC-related political issues that we haven’t thought of yet. So have at…