Tag Archive for John Perez

Health Issue Forces Perez from CD-34 Race

Former Assembly Speaker John Perez blazed into the CD-34 Congressional race with a ton of endorsements and some powerful messaging.  And a health issue has forced him from the race just as quickly. Details can be found here.  We wish Mr. Perez the best in taking care of his health.  And we await a new…

PÉREZ ROLLS OUT WAVE OF PROGRESSIVE PRIORITIES FOR CONGRESS

LOS ANGELES, CA— Today, former State Assembly Speaker and candidate for the soon-to-be vacated 34th Congressional district seat, John A. Pérez, unveiled a series of progressive policy priorities that he’ll seek to advance in Washington, D.C. in the House of Representatives. Upon releasing his progressive agenda, former Assembly Speaker Pérez released the following statement: “This…

SPEAKER EMERITUS PÉREZ KEEPS UP BARRAGE OF ENDORSEMENTS IN CA-34 BID

LOS ANGELES, CA — 24 hours after announcing his campaign to fill the soon-to-be vacated California 34th Congressional district seat following Congressman Xavier Becerra’s nomination as Attorney General of California by Governor Jerry Brown, today former California State Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez unveiled another significant wave of endorsements, including: U.S. Congresswoman Julia Brownley U.S. Congressman…

Becerra is new CA AG; Perez Files for His Seat in Congress

Lots of movement today in Sacramento.  Governor Jerry Brown has names Rep. Xaveir Beccera as the state’s first Latino AG to replace senator-elect Kamala Harris.  And former California Assembly speaker John Perez announced for Becerra’s soon to be vacant Congressional seat. From the LA Times, this story on Becerra. Perez took to Facebook to announce…

Dunn Campaign Chose Not to File Candidate’s Statement

In my SPAM folder, an email sent Saturday afternoon from Dunn For Congress campaign consultant Doug Herman.  His message was simple.  The Dunn team chose not to file a candidate’s statement. “Unlike ballot measure campaigns where it is used, research indicates that voters rarely read material in the sample ballot booklets for candidates. Additionally, we…

The Cancer in the DPOC – Stage 2

It’s not often you get to read the political equivalent of a suicide note, but I was astonished to read this comment from serial Democratic candidate and OJ blogger Greg Diamond in a post on the Orange Juice blog from last week.  The comment was left on July 31, and my business trip really didn’t…

DNC LGBT Caucus 551 Members Strong

California has the largest contingent of LGBT delegates from any state at 76. That is more than double the number from the nearest delegation, New York, at 36. Steven Kerrigan, the openly bay CEO of the convention addressed the LGBT caucus telling delegates that the 2012 DNC has the largest and most diverse delegation of…