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Michele Martinez Responds to Santa Ana Gang Arrests

Santa Ana- I want to make it clear that I will not tolerate gang violence regardless of who is involved.  The city has been complacent and lethargic in responding to gang activity.  I am driven to break this counterproductive culture.  I have advocated significant investment in community policing to help curtail gang violence.  By developing…

Eclectic Café is Headquarters for Non-Delegate Democratic Groups

Earlier this evening, I decided to take a break from the Stonewall Convention to go meet up with a Maine delegate that I’ve been chatting with over the past two months. I hitched a cab downtown to her hotel, picked her up, and went off to a nearby restaurant/community gathering place called Mercury Cafe, http://www.mercurycafe.com/home.html,…

Day Two in Denver

Second full day in Denver, finally catching my breath. Misha and I are at the National Stonewall Democrats Convention in Denver through Sunday. Today, was full of workshops, a Labor Luncheon, and the NSD Annual Awards Dinner. The Obama-Biden Rally in Springfield, IL happened during our lunch program so we took time out to watch…

Stonewall Democrats on Obama-Biden Ticket

This release came out this mornig from the National Stonewall Democrats this morning. Stonewall Democrats & the Obama/Biden Ticket News Article – August 23rd, 2008 Washington, DC – Today, the Stonewall Democrats released the following statement on the selection of Senator Joseph Biden (DE) to join Senator Obama on the Democratic national ticket: “With the…

Biden, It’s Official!

From the Obama Blog The text message is out and it’s official… Barack Obama has selected Joe Biden to be his running mate! Please take a minute to share your story with Joe and welcome him into our movement for change. For those of you who are from Delaware and know Joe best, we’d love…