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All the President’s Agenda

OK, so we saw President Obama here in OC this week. Now what? Well, how about making sure all this positive energy is translated into a budget that’s passed? And making sure the President & Congress can soon approach solutions to our problems in climate, energy, and education? Obama for America has now become Organizing…

Blogging Obama’s Town Hall from the Press Playpen

It was a great privilege to have the chance to attend the Town Hall meeting with President Obama in Costa Mesa on Wednesday. I have had the opportunity to cover a number of events with the Democratic Party over my three years of blogging, but not as a credentialed member of the White House press.…

Continuing to Rewrite Republican History

At the Obama Town Hall yesterday, we had a great deal of fun with our pals in the media by asking if they had to sign a loyalty oath to the president, as attendees to Bush/Cheney events had to for “town halls” conducted by the previous administration.  And Matt Cunningham had a post in Red…

OC CEO Tom Mauk: Stepping Out Of Line

During our coverage of the President’s Town Hall Meeting, I posted about Orange County CEO Tom Mauk reportedly trying to cut in line to get in to see the President. Our Managing Editor Dan Chmielewski chronicled what he witnessed a little later. I wanted everyone to know what I saw while waiting in line. I arrived…