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The Tea Party is Over: A Tale of Allen and Alan in Florida

In 2010, The Tea Party was the big winner in the mid-term elections forcing sometimes reasonable Republicans to embrace the crazy far right fringe and insisting taxes were too high in spite of evidence from the Congressional Budget Office that Americans actually pay a lower percentage of taxes as part of their income today than…

Observations from Primary Night

Primary night has come and gone.  And there’s a number of things the results of yesterday’s election reveal.  In no particular order, and noting that some results still can change, these observations: In Wisconsin, voters returned control of the State Senate back to Democrats making Governor Scott Walker’s job harder not easier.  If Democrats in…

Progressive Politics with Loretta Sanchez

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez held a fundraiser and get together at her Santa Ana home this afternoon and laid out her plan to seek re-election.  For OC Democrats, it was sweet music.  Sanchez plans to work hard to earn every vote and she isn’t taking this race for granted.  Namely, Sanchez has 80,000 new constituents, mostly…