Category Archives: News

10 Oct
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Sen. Feinstein declares her support for public option in healthcare reform

Sen. Diane Feinstein, until recently officially undecided on the issue, declared her support yesterday for a public option in healthcare reform. Here’s the announcement, from her official website: U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, along with 29 Democratic Senate colleagues, has signed ...

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10 Oct
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President Obama’s weekly address: New progress and momentum in healthcare reform

From our friends at Whitehouse.gov: In his weekly address, President Obama goes through the leading conservative and Republican figures who have come out one after another urging passage of health insurance reform. After a summer of intense debate, cooler heads ...

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09 Oct
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Viewpoint: MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow talks about President Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize recognition

While this is certainly not an official Democratic Party communication, Rachel Maddow’s analysis may go a long way toward rebutting the Limbaughs and Becks of the world on the issue of President Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize. Enjoy! If the viewscreen ...

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09 Oct
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President Obama wins the Nobel Peace Prize

Wow! From the news wires: President Barack Obama won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for “his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples,” the Norwegian Nobel Committee said, citing his outreach to the Muslim world ...

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02 Oct
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California Democratic Party’s regional ‘platform hearing’ scheduled Oct. 10

Want to have an impact upon the California Democratic Party’s issue platform? Want to make your voice heard on the issues most important to Democrats? Consider attending the California Democratic Party’s ‘Platform Hearing ‘ and Meeting for Region 8, scheduled ...

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01 Oct
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From California Democratic Chair John Burton: We can’t afford to leave healthcare as it is

On Sept. 29, a number of California newspapers published an op-ed from California Democratic Party Chair John Burton, weighing in on the current debate of healthcare reform. Here, in its entirety, is that op-ed: A flurry of new reports from ...

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26 Sep
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President Obama’s weekly address: Making progress on global issues

From our friends at Whitehouse.gov: Recorded while on his way back from the G-20 Summit in Pittsburgh, President Obama uses his Weekly Address to recap the progress made there during the intensive discussions with other world leaders. From an historic ...

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