Tag Archive for Ken Calvert

Auto Dealers Ending Their Cash for (Political) Clunkers Program

The nation’s largest auto dealers association has apparently decided to end its long standing participation in the Cash for (Political) Clunkers program. An historically dependable source of income for Republicans in the House and Senate, the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) has long contributed about twice as much to Republican election campaigns than to Democrats.…

Help Defeat the Mark Sanford of California

On Thursday evening the National Republicans held a fundraiser for Ken “Sanford” Calvert (CA 44) with the goal of raising $100k for him.  It’s part of their new Patriot Program which is supporting 10 Republican incumbents across the country they think will be vulnerable in 2010. They’re fundraising like crazy to try to hang on…

Ken Calvert: Putting Politics Before People

Not to be outdone by Bobby Jindal, Congressman Ken Calvert (CA 44) has prepared his own response to the State of the Union Address. You can read the whole thing here, but I want to call your attention to a few points. Most of the piece is about the President’s mortgage relief plans. Calvert says “The…

CA-44: What Ken Calvert Doesn’t Want You to Have

Remember when I told you about how our lovely South County (and Riverside) Congresscritter Ken Calvert (R-Hypocrisy) was trying to take credit for economic recovery projects that he voted against? Well, guess what? Now we can actually see for ourselves what Ken Calvert voted to deny his constituents! Let’s take a look at what Ken…

Republican Hypocrisy Inaction

How lovely. Even though Rep. Ken Calvert (R-Scandal) proudly voted “NAY!” on the economic recovery bill, he has no problem giving himself a “YEA!” for supposedly ensuring economic recovery in the 44th District. “It’s no surprise that House Republicans are betting on failure, while President Obama and Democrats are investing in success. But for House…

WDYT: 44th CD Planning Thread

Our series on winning OC’s Congressional Districts continues today as we head down south (or is that east?) to the 44th District. Of all the OC districts, none shocked the pundits or challenged “conventional wisdom” more than this one. And if we Democrats are as smart as we say we are, we should be able…

WDYT: How Can We Win CA-44 in 2010?

Wow. James L at Swing State Project is taking notice. Our own 44th Congressional District shocked not just the OC politicos, but the entire national punditry. Bill Hedrick nearly unseated 16 year entrenched GOP incumbent Ken Calvert. So what do we do now? We are so tantalizingly close to winning here. What can we do…