Tag Archive for DPOC

Seems everyone wants to stand in the spotlight with Loretta and Bill

Over the past several days it seems that every elected democrat is claiming that they, along with Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47), are inviting people to attend a rally in Santa Ana. In some cases, they are making it look like they are hosting, or co-hosting, the event. The Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC) sent out an email blast, announcing the rally, but they had the intellectual honesty not to claim it was their event.

Democratic Party of Orange County releases local endorsements

Frank Barbaro, Chairman of the Democratic Party of Orange County today announced the local Party endorsements of Democrats who are seeking elected office for Mayor, City Council and/or K-14 Board of Education. In the release sent to their email list, the DPOC included contact information so that people can take a moment to volunteer or to contribute to the…

Rep. Barney Frank Keynotes Sold Out OC Democratic Party Truman Dinner

Representative Barney Frank delivered the keynote address to the Democratic Party of Orange County’s Truman Award Dinner on Saturday night. Four-hundred guests attended the sold out annual fundraising dinner held at the UFCW Local 324 Banquet Hall to honor Rancho Santiago Community College District Trustee John Hanna as he received the 16th Harry S Truman Award. Congressman Barney Frank represents the Fourth Congressional District of Massachusetts.

Rep. Barney Frank Headlines 2010 Truman Dinner for DPOC

According to a Tweet from the DPOC, Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank will be the keynote speaker for the 16th annual Harry S Truman dinner for the Democratic Party of Orange County. See the Tweet here.  Not a lot of details to report just yet. Barney Frank is a fearless, tell-it-like-it-is Democrat who does his homework.…

Why Doesn’t Steven Choi Tout His Military Experience?

We paid a visit to Choi’s website and did email the Councilman’s fundraiser asking about his service in the South Korean military. There’s no mention of Choi’s military background on his website. Frankly, I find it odd for a Republican not to mention any military service. Look at Chuck DeVore’s mulitple references to his own miliary experience. Dana Roharbacher evaded the draft but is as hawkish as can be. Vice President Cheney is famous for having other priorities during Vietnam.

DPOC installs Gerrie Schipske as new Executive Director

On Monday night, the Democratic Party of Orange County installed Long Beach City Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske as their new Executive Director. Schipske comes to the DPOC with a terriffic background of work in democratic politics. Schipske has a long history of working with the community of organized labor.