Tag Archive for DNC

Tim Kaine — More Liberal Than You Think

Tim Kaine

Secretary Hillary Clinton made a safe choice in selecting swing-state Virginian Tim Kaine as her running mate (I was hoping for Senator Elizabeth Warren to make this ticket truly historic but Warren will be far more powerful as a member of the Senate than as Vice President), and almost immediately, the liberal wing of the…

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Hillary Clinton in OC in 2005

If you’re so inclined to play PowerBall or any of the big money California Lottery games (and who doesn’t from time to time), there’s an old saying — “A Lottery is a Tax on people who are bad at math.”  Your likelihood of winning the Grand Prize in any big money lottery is significantly less…

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.