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Recall Effort Launched Against Josh Newman

Per the Sacramento Bee, a campaign to recall State Senator Josh Newman (SD-29) has been launched by a conservative San Diego Radio host on Newman’s vote on the road repairs/tax increase. You can read about it here. Republicans across the state are losing their minds over what amounts to a few hundreds bucks a year…

Bauman Launches Bold Ideas Initiative for CDP Chair

We received this email from Eric Bauman, LA County Democratic Party chair and candidate for CDP Chair: Fellow Democrats, In just over six weeks, California Democrats will convene and choose our pathway forward. In order for us to remain the citadel of resistance against Trump and the beating heart of the progressive movement, I believe…

Bushala Fined $2,500 by FPPC for Violations in SD-29 Primary Election

I’m sure Fullerton’s millionaire developer Tony Bushala is laughing his butt off on this drop-in-the-bucket fine, but the FPPC has punished Bushala and his pal Jack Dean $2,500 for several violations of their anti-Sukhee Kang campaign on behalf of their Fullerton Taxpayers for Reform. You can read the filing here: 6 Fullerton Taxpayers for Reform –…

Sanders and Perez Announce “Come Together and Fight Back” Tour

Senator Bernie Sanders, DNC Chair Tom Perez and other Democratic Party leaders will be traveling to nine “red” and “purple” states starting on April 17th.  Along with local activists they are tentatively scheduled to hold rallies in Maine, Kentucky, Florida, Nebraska, Utah, Montana, Arizona and Nevada. More information will be released in the coming days. The purpose…

Ellis announces new endorsements for CDP Chair; will speak to DPOC on April 24

Monterey County and San Joaquin County Central Committees, along with thirteen Democratic groups across California, add their endorsement behind Kimberly Ellis’ campaign for Chair of the California Democratic Party. As evidenced by the 19-3 vote by the Monterey County Central Committee to endorse Ellis over her opponent, the enthusiasm gap among the two campaigns’ supporters…

DFOC Luncheon Honors Rep. Correa

The Democratic Foundation of Orange County invites you to a luncheon honoring Congressman Lou Correa of California’s 46th Congressional District. Lou has only been in office for a few months, but he has already started making waves in Washington D.C. as a strong advocate for the concerns of his constituents and the well-being of all…