I’ll be travelling to Charlotte, NC to cover the Democratic National Convention as credentialed press. While there I’ll be following a few delegates from Orange County’s delegation. One of those delegates, Dot De Leon, is a proud, Latina, take names and kick butts democrat, from the 39th Congressional District.
A group of Orange County residents are planning an unorthodox welcome to a group which opposes equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) citizens. The Pacific Justice Institute (PJI) has opposed protection for LGBT people under hate crimes legislation and worked against equal marriage rights for same-sex couples.
We have received announcement from the Vietnamese American Democratic PAC that they are celebrating their endorsements of Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, and Phu Nguyen with a fundraising luncheon on Friday, August 27th. The event will be held at At the offices of IBEW Local #441, 309 N Rampart, Suite M, Orange, CA 92868; Noon – 2:00PM.
John Leos spoke of how his father’s hard work as a cement mason made it possible for him live in a good neighborhood and attend fine Anaheim schools, which in turn nurtured his desire to serve his country and community. His unique perspective, being 4th generation American through his great-grandparents, and 1st generation through his parents, and his work and experience in resolving issues at the county level, gives him, he said, an appreciation of the need to work with both sides of the aisle to effectively resolve issues and avoid gridlock.
So what’s wrong with this invitation? The email uses the same banner as his official website, including the photos and Congressional Seal. None of these materials may be used for political purposes. Further down in the actual email, you will find a direct link to the official website. Clearly the disclaimer that the invitation is not printed at government expense requires a bit of creative liscense. The banner and photos on Rohrabacher’s official website were most certainly paid for with government funds.
On Friday January 29th more than 200 people turned out to support Phu Nguyen at his campaign fundraising dinner. Elected officials from across California were present to show their support forÂ Phu Nguyen who is running for California State Assembly to represent the 68th district. The seat is currently held by Assemblyman Van Tran who hopes…