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Irvine’s Beth Krom expected to run for Congress

It’s not official yet, but Irvine City Council member Beth Krom is putting the pieces in place for a run for Congress in 2010 in CD-48.  As a city council member and as a former Mayor, Krom has a lot going her way.  She’s also proven she can raise enough money to launch a solid…

CA-44: What Ken Calvert Doesn’t Want You to Have

Remember when I told you about how our lovely South County (and Riverside) Congresscritter Ken Calvert (R-Hypocrisy) was trying to take credit for economic recovery projects that he voted against? Well, guess what? Now we can actually see for ourselves what Ken Calvert voted to deny his constituents! Let’s take a look at what Ken…

Republican Hypocrisy Inaction

How lovely. Even though Rep. Ken Calvert (R-Scandal) proudly voted “NAY!” on the economic recovery bill, he has no problem giving himself a “YEA!” for supposedly ensuring economic recovery in the 44th District. “It’s no surprise that House Republicans are betting on failure, while President Obama and Democrats are investing in success. But for House…

Not Van Tran!

Who is the FIRST Vietnamese-American member of Congress? (CNN) — The Louisiana man who Saturday became the first Vietnamese-American elected to the House says he hopes his win will push more young people to become politically active. “I am very honored and at this point, somewhat speechless to be the first Vietnamese-American congressman,” Anh “Joseph”…

Andrew’s Endorsements: Part 1

OK, it’s time for us to talk. We only have three weeks until election day. It’s decision time now. I should know, as I’ve already mailed in my ballot! But in case you haven’t yet filled out your ballot, here are some suggestions if you’re stumped. No, this does NOT represent the official position of…

House Says NO! To Bailout

UPDATE: Bailout goes down with the ship. 205-226. The House of Representatives appears close to voting down the proposed $700 billion bailout of Wall Street. MSNBC has the story here. House leaders are scrambling to get enough votes to pass the measure.