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DNC on Papadopoulos Pleading Guilty To Lying About Trump Campaign Russia Contacts

 In response to President Trump’s campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos pleading guilty to lying to the FBI about the Trump campaign’s Russia contacts, DNC deputy communications director Adrienne Watson released the following statement:  “A member of President Trump’s campaign has now pled guilty to lying about the campaign’s contacts with Russia and admitted to…

OC’s Melahat Rafiei: Time for Ellis to Lead by Conceding

Orange County political consultant and Democratic National Committee member Melahat Rafiei has authored a guest editorial in the Sacramento Bee which calls on Kimberly Ellis to be the leader to the Democratic Party that so many believe she is by conceding the race for California Democratic Party Chair. From the article: Past elected Democratic Party…

Rumors & Lies for CDP Chair

On Sunday morning, Eric Bauman sent an email to let folks know he’s closed in on the number of committed delegates needed to secure the nomination as the next chair for the California Democratic Party.  But he buried the lede. Bauman revealed he and his husband Michael are the subject of rumors that they engage…

So Where Does Iyad Afalqa Live?

Mirvette Judah is not the only late entry for a Regional Director election in Orange County.  Irvine’s Iyad Afalqa is running, as a late entry, for Regional Director in Region 18 (not the same one); And there are three other candidates for this spot. I’ve received multiple emails asking about Afalqa’s address.  The confusion stems…

Sanders and Perez Announce “Come Together and Fight Back” Tour

Senator Bernie Sanders, DNC Chair Tom Perez and other Democratic Party leaders will be traveling to nine “red” and “purple” states starting on April 17th.  Along with local activists they are tentatively scheduled to hold rallies in Maine, Kentucky, Florida, Nebraska, Utah, Montana, Arizona and Nevada. More information will be released in the coming days. The purpose…

Hillary’s Post Convention Bump Raises Her Prospects

I try not to pay attention to the presidential polls in the days following each party’s convention because the respective candidates get a bounce of sorts that elevates their status in the polls. After the GOP convention, Republican nominee Donald Trump had effectively tied the score and even Nate Silver’sThirtyEight.com site had Trump and Hillary…