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Fullerton Mayor Sharon Quirk-Silva Formally Declares for AD-65

  Hot off the press: Sharon Quirk-Silva Announces Bid for 65th Assembly Seat Fullerton, CA—Sharon Quirk-Silva, Mayor of Fullerton, announced today that she will run to represent California’s 65th Assembly District. The new 65th District drawn by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission comprises the North Orange County cities of Anaheim, Fullerton, Buena Park, La Palma,…

Julio Perez Officially Files for AD-69; Calls for Debates

Hot off the press: Julio Perez Officially Files for 69th Assembly Seat,   Challenges Rivals to Debates Calls Jobs and Education His Top Priorities, Challenges Rivals to Series of Debates   Santa Ana, CA- Calling jobs and education his top priorities, Julio Perez today officially filed his candidacy to represent the 69th District of the…

Advertisers Flee the Rush Limbaugh Show

  In the wake of his insult to Georgetown Law student Sandra Fluke, pressure from the public has caused more than 40 advertisers to bolt from sponsoring The Rush Limbaugh Program, which airs in Southern California on KFI radio.  Think Progress, monitoring the program last week, counts 70 sexist rants here.  Update: Media Matters says 50 advertisers…

Sunday Afternoon for Progressive Politics with Rep. Loretta Sanchez

Hot off the press, this invitation to talk progressive politics in Orange County with Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez.  Details are below: For an Afternoon of Progressive Politics  Sunday, March 11, 2012 2:00 – 4:00PM Suggested Contributions: $25 Per Individual – Friend  $75 Per Individual – Supporter $125 Per Individual – Co-Host   Click Here to RSVP for…

Republicans Expanding War on Women via End Around on Roe v. Wade

Years ago, some conservative friends signed me up for a TownHall.com account and the emails I’m sent provide sometimes a chilling view of the national plans Republicans have for fundamentally changing our society.  The latest campaign, promoted by Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, seeks an “end around” the US Supreme Court to legally redfine when “personhood”…