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Will new UCI Professor John Campbell use “Atlas Shrugged” as a textbook?

The University of California-Irvine (UCI) today announced that former Congressman John Campbell (R-Irvine) has been named visiting professor in UCI’s school of social science.  And yes, I laughed too because my first question is “will John Campbell teach courses in running for office without actually campaigning” or “Being named ‘Legislator of the Year’ by the…

Jordan Brandman formally announces bid for Congress

TheLiberalOC has learned that Anaheim city council member Jordan Brandman is running for Congress in CD-46, the seat held by Loretta Sanchez.  Brandman joins former State Senator Lou Correa as the only other declared candidate in the race. From his announcement, Brandman said,”I’m running for Congress to fight for working families, help our local businesses…

AD-68 News: Choi and Pauly are in

The race to replace Don Wagner as AD-68 assembly representative just got more crowded.  Irvine Mayor Steven Choi and former Villa Park council member Deborah Pauly have announced plans to run for assembly against Anaheim Republican Harry Sidhu. Sidhu, vilified by the former Friends for Fullerton’s Future blog for being a carpetbagger in the 2012…