Tag Archive for Congress

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…

We hold these truths to be self-evident…

Today we celebrate our national independence 233 years after the Second Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. I’m relieved…

Come say Hi to Beth Krom Tonight

Irvine city council member and Congressional candidate Beth Krom is hosting a fundraiser tonight at the El Torito Restaurant in Irvine.  The party starts at 5:30 tonight, so come by, make a contribution and meet the candidate. Beth also has a fan page on Facebook I encourage you to join. Beth was the only Democratic…