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Westminster’s Carey will run for DPOC Chair

The campaign to replace Henry Vandermeir as chair of the Democratic Party of Orange County has begun with former Westminster City Council member Diana Carey announcing her candidacy today via email.  Vandermeir leaves big shoes to fill as a Party chair as under his watch, Democratic voter registration increased dramatically, the Party was able to…

Merry Christmas and Happy Chanukah

Thanks readers for sticking with us — for agreeing and for disagreeing.  2016 remains a challenging year and we hope for the best in 2017 (and looking ahead to changing things up in 2018). As you gather at your tables or at the tables of friends and family to celebrate, look around.  Be grateful and…

A Window to Make the Obama Supreme Court Appointment of Merrick Garland Stick

When you look at what Republican state legislators are doing in North Carolina to effectively strip an incoming Democratic governor of considerable power enjoyed by the previous Republican occupant of the Governor’s chair, it’s a stark reminder to Democrats that Republicans play dirty and often change the rules of the game in the middle of…