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CDP Chair John Burton Endorses Lou Correa for Congress

Lou Correa

  Santa Ana, CA—Following an outpouring of support from grassroots activists and local leaders as well as a recent groundbreaking endorsement from the California Democratic Party, today, former State Senator Lou Correa won the support of John Burton, Chairman of the California Democratic Party, in the race to represent California’s 46th Congressional District. In announcing…

Labor Day in Charoltte – DNC2012

Carolinafest Main Stage - Charlotte, NC (Photo: John Christian Hansen)

CHARLOTTE, NC — The Democratic National Convention officially kicks off today. For Labor Day the convention participants joined thousands of Charlotte area residents for the annual Carolinafest in the city center. At least three thunderstorms blew through during the day. Storms like these are predicted throughout the week. This should make for an interesting evening at Bank of America Stadium when President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden deliver their acceptance speeches.

Two Choices: President Obama Sets Out His Vision for the Economy

Obama-Cleveland

In this election, we face a choice between two fundamentally different visions of how to grow the economy. The path Mitt Romney and his Republican allies want to take us down is exactly the one that led us to the 2008 crisis. We have to reject those policies and embrace the President’s vision of growing the economy, not from the top down, but from the middle class out.

Santorum Pulls Out; Romney Hides Tax Returns

Two pieces of Republican news.  Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum has pulled out (insert your own joke here) of the GOP Presidential race and has “suspended” his campaign.  One can surmise that Santorum mightnot be able to recover losing his home state to Republican front runner Mitt Romney. Read details of Santorum’s pull out here.…

CA Dem Party To File Complaint Against Whitman Front Group “SBAC”

The California Democratic Party today announced it will file an official complaint with the Internal Revenue Service against a group supporting Republican Meg Whitman’s run for governor by waging dishonest attack ads against Jerry Brown. The complaint will allege that the “Small Business Action Committee” is spending hundreds of thousands more on political activities than is permitted under its 501(c)(4) status, and that as a possible consequence, SBAC may have to disclose the identity of its donors who are currently anonymous.