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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi addresses OC Democrats

  SANTA ANA, CA — Today, former State Senator Lou Correa received the sought-after backing of House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi in his campaign to represent California’s 46th Congressional District seat. In announcing her support of former Senator Correa, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement: “I’m pleased to endorse former State Senator Lou Correa for…

Salon: Could Dana be Donald’s Running Mate?

Crazy Dana Rohrabacher - Photo Credit: Jack Gould / OC Weekly

Blogger Digby from Salon thinks Costa Mesa Congressman Dana Rohrabacher is an idea fit to serve as Donald Trump’s running mate in 2016.  It’s a ticket I’m sure OC Weekly’s Scott Moxley would pray for.  Just imagine Rohrabacher a heartbeat away from the presidency… shudders. Here’s her piece in Salon to make the case for…

Jesus Silva to run for Fullerton City Council

Sharon Quirk-Silva

Jesus Silva, the husband of AD-65 candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva and one of the most liked figures in OC political circles, has announced he’s a candidate for Fullerton City Council. Here’s what he posted on Facebook Thursday: “I will be running for Fullerton City Council. Looking forward to being out in the community and hearing from…

Bernie’s Thrown Away His Shot

Bernie Sanders in Nevada

With each passing day without endorsing the presumptive Democratic Party nominee, the influence that Senator Bernie Sanders could have had over the Democratic Party platform wanes. Candidates who finish second don’t get to set terms or call the shots.  And for his supporters, withholding support for Secretary Clinton because you’re #BernieOrBust just makes it all…

Solorio will run for Santa Ana City Council in Ward 3

Jose Solorio standing with supporters of the Partnership of Vietnamese LGBT Organizations who were excluded from the 2013 Tet parade in Westminster. (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Former state assembly rep and current Rancho Community College trustee Jose Solorio is a candidate for Santa Ana City Council.  His letter emailed to supporters was sent on a Friday before a long Holiday weekend, so the timing is odd. Solorio is running in Ward 3; he actually lives in Ward 1 so there’s a…