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Al Gore to Endorse

Tonight in Detroit, Michigan at 5:30 pm PDT, Al Gore will announce his endorsement of Sen. Barack Obama. Finally. A few hours from now I will step on stage in Detroit, Michigan to announce my support for Senator Barack Obama. From now through Election Day, I intend to do whatever I can to make sure…

CA-47: Inside the Loretta Sanchez Campaign

(Proudly cross-posted at Clintonistas for Obama) Every weekend, my wonderful Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (D-Fantastic) comes home to Orange County to listen to we the people (her constituents) and see what we’d like her to do for us in Washington. Oh yes, and she also joins local Democratic activists in precinct walks throughout the 47th Congressional…

Fight the Smear

Senator Barack Obama has proven he’s not to be swiftboated with a new site on his campaign web page.  Fight The Smear is already generating a lot of traffic. I heard the rumor yesterday that there is supposed to be a videotape of Michelle Obama at Trinty United Church Pulpit using the phrase “whitey.”  The Obama…

The Willie Horton-ing of Barack Obama

Floyd Brown is the creator of the infamous Willie Horton ad than sunk the candidacy of Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis in 1988.  The ad portrayed Dukakis as soft on crime even though crime rates plunged in the late 80s as part of the Duke’s Massachusetts Miracle. Floyd Brown is at it again.  This time against…

CA-48: Inside the Steve Young Campaign

For far too long, Republicans have assumed that they never have to worry about losing the 48th Congressional District in South County. But this year, the Steve Young for Congress campaign is doing something to give the GOP plenty of grief and heartburn over the 48th. And in this next installment of TheLiberalOC.com’s summer-long “Inside…

Thank You, Hillary.

I never thought I’d say this, but Hillary Clinton has become one of my personal heroes. Despite being counted out so many times, she came roaring back strong. Despite being trashed and thrashed herself, she’s proven her ability to brush it off to continue fighting for us working people. Despite my early doubts, I came…

Did we finally reach the finish line for nomination or not?

Last night the final primaries were held in South Dakota and Montana.  Clinton carried SD and Obama took MT.  Obama has reached and surpassed the number necessary to nominate.  Unpledged delegates are continuing to move in his direction.  But some claim the race still isn’t over.  So is Senator Obama the nominee or isn’t he? …