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LA Times: Yes on 30, No on 38

It’s newspaper endorsement season and the competing ballot measures that most benefit schools have been reviewed by the editorial board at the LA Times.  In this morning’s editions, the paper comes out for Prop 30 backed by Governor Jerry Brown and no to Prop 38 backed by Molly Munger. Expect the John and Ken crowd…

A Local Resource for The Path to Election Day

  There have been several new blogs that have launched since the beginning of the year ranging from the good (OC Political and ThinkforYourselfOC.com to the awful virtually comment-free OCPoliticsBlog and SaveAnaheim blogs, but there’s a new offering from the students at Chapman University that warrant a look especially as election day looms closer and…

Sarmiento Announces Endorsements for Re-Election Bid

Working Families Line Up in Support of Councilman Vincent Sarmiento for Re-election in Santa Ana City Council. Santa Ana, California – Councilman Vincent Sarmiento receives the backing of working families for his re-election to represent Santa Ana’s Ward -1. “We are proud to endorse Councilman Sarmiento for re-election. Councilman Sarmiento has a proven record of delivering…

DemoPAC Puts Out the Call for Cash

Fundraising does matter and we’re pleased to post this call to arms from Lita Robinow of OC’s DemoPAC. Our Democratic candidates for the House are being outspent by Republican Super-PACs in too many too-close-to-call races. It is critical that we stop the Radical Right’s stranglehold on Congress — and very possible.  We need to win…

Chapman University/George Mason Univ. CMPA Analysis of PolitiFact: Republicans Lie Twice as Much as Democrats for 2012

Got this hot of the press from our friends at Chapman University and the Center for Media & Public Affairs from George Mason University on Politifact.com, a non-partisan website run by the folks at the Tampa Bay Tribune to fact-check both parties.  The categories are true, mostly true, a middle, somewhat false, mostly false and…