Tag Archive for Congress

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.

Evening at the Caspian to Benefit Steve Young

The DemOC PAC, Iranian-American Democrats (IAD), Hon. Larry Agran, Frank Barbaro, Charles Langlois, Richard McDonough, Marion Pack, Melahat Rafiei, and Solange Ritchie (Committee as of Sept. 11th). Cordially invite you to attend a Reception for Steve Young Democratic Candidate for Congress CA-48th District At the Caspian Restaurant

Steve Young Luau Fundraiser Saturday

Sandra Hartness and Karen Ellis Cordially invite you to attend a Hawaiian Luau honoring Democratic Candidate for Congress (CA-48th) At the home of Jim Bohm: 2 Coral Cay, Newport Coast Co-Sponsored by Dan Hodes, Solange Ritchie and Eric Traut Entertainment by Island Inspirations, Live Music and Fire Show Saturday September 6th, 6 to 10 p.m.