Tag Archive for California Democratic Party

More from the Convention floor

Of Resolutions and Politics Sitting here in the Resolutions Committee meeting where the final decision on which of more than 30 Resolutions will make it to the floor as one of the 10 that will be decided upon tomorrow. There has been significant discussion on the floor today around three resolutions. one is regarding a…

Live from the Convention floor

Just back from lunch. Nancy Pelosi just wrapped up her speach. waiting for the next. Senator Barack Obama was just introduced. Pretty much the same number of supporters on the floor as for Clinton. Obama is talking about his start in Chicago working on setting up work training programs and then starting a civil rights…

LIVE FROM San Diego

Blogging Live from the California Democratic Party Convention. Things got off to the usual late start, about 9:30. Chairman Art Torres reported to the 1145 Registered delegates that San Diego is now a Democratic city, 39 to 36 percent. Waiting for Hillary, we have heard from Congressmembers Filner and Davis as well as LG Garamendi,…

Bloggers take politicians to task

The Democrat that is representing the California 10th congressional district has learned a lesson that Joe Lieberman knows all to well: blogs have power. Up in Northern California, the political career of Rep. Ellen Tauscher (D-Alamo) is at risk because of a very close-knit group of political bloggers.There are websites dedicated to kicking Tauscher from…

Update: Democrats 69th AD Caucus

  This just in from Andrew Davey: Great news from the Land of the OC: The sensible progressives won! Today was an amazing day for Democrats in Central Orange County. For one, we had a record SIXTY-ONE DEMOCRATS show up for the caucus. In past years, there weren’t even ENOUGH CANDIDATES in the 69th Assembly…

Progressive Bloggers Joining the “Establishment”

Browsing through the blogs today I found a few stories about the new process for electing Assembly District Delegates to the State Democratic Party. One of the more interesting points I found was that there are a number of “progressive bloggers” running for seats on the state party. My fellow blogger Claudio over at Orange…