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President’s Weekly Address: Washington Must Use This Opportunity to Enact Health Reform

In his weekly address, President Barack Obama said that the nation cannot lose the current opportunity to finally enact meaningful health care reform. At Thursday’s meeting on reform, both sides were able to find several areas of agreement, but there were some differences. While the President is willing and eager to move forward with members of Congress from both parties, American families and businesses cannot afford to wait another generation for reform.

Krom launches “Let’s Can Campbell” Food Drive

Irvine council member and candidate for Congress in CD-48 Beth Krom has launched a food drive to help the neediest families in Orange County’s 48th district. It’s a food drive with a message to “can” Rep. John Campbell.  So bring your canned goods and come and meet Beth, who promises to be a lot more…

Obama to Address Joint Session of Congress

According to the Washington Post in an article posted 30 minutes ago, President Obama (I still like the sound of that) will address a joint session of Congress next Wednesday. His address will be about health care. No real details are yet available and according to the article, “Aides to lawmakers said that it was…

Will Ed Royce Town Hall Address Health Care Reform?

Federal politics matter on the local level. The votes of our Congressional representatives touch and affect our daily lives. And apparently my Congressional representative plans to stand with his fellow House Republicans in voting against health care reform. I plan to attend Congressman Ed Royce’s town hall meeting this Saturday to ask him what Republican…

Van Tran forms Campaign Committee for Senate in 2012

In the 9 years I have known Van Tran, I have learned to expect the unexpected. I had thought that he had dropped his plan to run for Harman’s 35th district seat in 2012 when he filed to challenge Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez.  So much for assumptions. This was posted this morning on the Little Saigon…