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Two Barnburners from Tuesday’s DNC

While First Lady Michelle Obama and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro were the highlights of Tuesday’s DNC speeches, there were two barnburners that warrant attention from Democratic governors Deval Patrick, who succeeded Mitt Romeny in Massachusetts and ted Strickland of Ohio. Both speeches resonated with the crowd and fired up Democrats for the fight ahead.…

DNC: Address By House Women

  The following is a transcript of a speech, as prepared for delivery by House Women at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, September 4, 2012: Good evening. I’m Nancy Pelosi, but my grandchildren call me Mimi. For me, politics is an extension of my role as a mother and a grandmother. For the Democratic women…

DNC 2012: Opening Remarks

The following is a transcript of a speech, as prepared for delivery, by Steve Kerrigan, Chief Executive Officer of the Democratic National Convention Committee, at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, September 4, 2012: Fellow Democrats, fellow Americans, good evening. On behalf of the 2012 Democratic National Convention Committee, welcome to Charlotte and welcome to the 46th…

Dot De Leon Running for DNC

Dot De Leon

On Saturday July 28th, the California Democratic Party Executive Board will meet in Anaheim. One of their tasks will be to select 19 members to the Democratic National Committee for the 2012-2016 term. My friend Dot Deleon is campaigning for one of those seats.

Melahat Rafiei announces a run for DNC

Melahat Rafiei, former executive director of the DPOC and a leading Democratic political consultant in Southern California, has announced she’s a candidate for the Democratic National Committ (DNC).  Having a voice as independent and strong on the DNC would be a boon to Democrats in Orange County and throughout Southern California who often get short…

Howard Dean in SoCal to Promote Beth Krom for Congress

An Update with new photos courtesy of Lou Delgado. Dr. Howard Dean, former DNC chair and the architect of the victorious 2006 and 2008 elections, is in Los Angeles tonight to promote the Congressional candidacy of Irvine city council member Beth Krom. We don’t have a location for you because it’s pretty Secret Squirrel, but…