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State Democratic Party Delegate Elections This Weekend

ADEM Election

The California Democratic Party’s biennial delegate elections will be held this weekend. The California Democratic Party is convening ADEMs on January 12 and 13, 2013, where 12 people (6 men / 6 women) from each Assembly District will be elected to represent their district for both the 2013 and 2014 State Conventions.

Democrats Seek Rallying Cry in Irvine Tuesday

There’s a lot of email flying around abut this Tuesday’s Irvine City Council meeting and the major changes the Republican majority is trying to make. Here’s the best email we received: Stop the power grab by the new Irvine Council majority and speak up for progress and countywide participation for the Orange County Great Park! Attend…

Choi Seeks to Change Great Park Board

If new Irvine Mayor Steven Choi has his way, the Orange County Great Park would become the Irvine Great Park.  Now that Republicans have control of the Irvine City Council, Choi wants to eliminate the at-large members of the Board and make it consist of only members of the Irvine City Council than therefore turn…

House Democrats Pull Country Back From Fiscal Cliff

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Last night the House of Representatives took to the floor to respond to the bi-partisan legislation, overwhelmingly approved by the Senate, to pull the country back from the edge of the fiscal cliff. The 112th Congress, unlike Wile E. Coyote, didn’t look down after House Republicans let the country walk over the edge for almost 24 hours.

Goodbye 2012

As we stand on the edge of the fiscal cliff, waiting to see if the Republicans in Congress choose to walk back from the edge with Democrats or jump—pulling us all over into an economic abyss, I want to recall with you some of the highlights of 2012.