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16 Oct
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Dreamers like me can stay in the U.S. thanks to Xavier

 

I crossed the US-Mexico border when I was 5 and grew up in Sacramento.

 

I consider myself an American — I grew up here, learning our nation’s story every day in school. Our history is ingrained in me.

 

But President Trump doesn’t think young people like me deserve to stay in the country we call home. Fortunately, Xavier Becerra disagrees — and he’s successfully fought to force the Trump administration to keep renewing DACA applications so that Dreamers like me can remain at home.

Xavier is on the ballot less than one month from now. Can you chip in $5 now to help him keep fighting for Dreamers like me?

Thanks to Xavier’s lawsuit against the Trump administration, nearly 190,000 Dreamers have been able to renew their DACA applications to stay in the U.S. and contribute to our communities.

 

For me, that means getting an education at UCLA to pursue my career.

Xavier is a fierce champion for Dreamers like me and now, he’s counting on our help. Contribute $5 to elect Xavier now.

Thank you,

 

Elmer Lizarde

Xavier Becerra -- California Attorney General

Becerra for Attorney General 2018
777 South Figueroa Street
Suite 4050 Los Angeles, CA 90017-5864

PAID FOR BY BECERRA FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL 2018

Thank you for supporting Xavier Becerra. Grassroots supporters like you help us protect California’s working families, advance criminal justice reform, and keep our communities safe.

Emails are a crucial way to stay in touch with our top supporters. If we’re going to protect and serve the people of California, we need you with us every step of the way.

To keep up to date with Xavier’s fight against Trump in court, click here.

From all of us at Team Becerra, thanks for your support!

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16 Oct
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Setting the Record Straight

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Politics can be ugly but Tony’s opponents have taken it to a whole new level.

His opponent’s conservative billionaire allies have flooded the airwaves with straight-up lies about Tony’s record. 

Tony has never needed your support more than he does now. Don’t let them distort the truth about Tony’s life long commitment – and record of results – for California’s kids.

Let’s drown them out by making a personal pledge to share the TRUTH. Click here to watch and share our campaign video on your social media outlets.

California’s public education system must not be bought by billionaires with the money to spread lies and mislead voters. Our campaign is a grassroots campaign that relies on YOU to help get the word out about Tony. 

–Team Tony

Paid for by Tony Thurmond for Superintendent of Public Instruction 2018

Tony Thurmond for Superintendent of Public Instruction 2018
PO Box 2145
Richmond CA 94802 United States

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16 Oct
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This is big — more endorsements!

Last month, California Secretary of State Alex Padilla received the endorsement of the Los Angeles Times.

Los Angeles Times

Alex Padilla is the clear choice for California’s secretary of state

 


 

Then…

Orange County Register

Alex Padilla for California secretary of state

 


 

And now…

The Bakersfield Californian

OUR VIEW: We recommend: Becerra for attorney general, Padilla for secretary of state

 


 

Secretary of State Alex Padilla keeps earning respected endorsements in his reelection bid. The Bakersfield Californian and Orange County Register join the Los Angeles Times and others in listing him as their choice for California Secretary of State.

In the wake of the 2016 elections, election cybersecurity has become a heightened concern for election administrators as well as the general public. While Trump and the Republican Congress have failed to act to further safeguard our elections, Secretary Padilla has stepped up. Secretary Padilla is working diligently to make sure California’s elections are both accessible and secure. “With the 2020 elections looming and more foreign meddling possible, experience will count heading a department that oversees elections,” writes The Bakersfield Californian.

Secretary Padilla is also doing an incredible job of increasing voter registration and participation rates. Last month, he announced that more than 200,000 16- and 17-year-olds have pre-registered to vote since the start of the program. And over 100,000 of whom have turned 18 and are now eligible to vote this November!

As the Los Angeles Times writes, “Alex Padilla has by and large done a solid job in his first four-year term as California’s Secretary of State and he should be returned to Sacramento for a second term.”

He deserves to be re-elected, but we need your help to make sure he can keep fighting for us in his next term.

Can you make a contribution of $10 or more to Alex Padilla’s re-election campaign? Your support will allow him to continue to do the important work he’s doing.

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Secretary Padilla has been a leader in election cybersecurity and making it easier for more eligible citizens to register to vote and to cast their ballot. Secretary Padilla is also leading efforts to elect more Democratic Secretaries of State across the country so other states can advance the pro-voter reforms that have been implemented in Calfiornia.

Working together, we’ll make sure that every voter’s voice is heard.

Thank you for all your support,

Team Padilla

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16 Oct
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Endorsement Alert: La Opinion

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La Opinión–the largest Spanish-language newspaper in the United States and second-most read newspaper in Los Angeles–announced their endorsement of my campaign. 

In their endorsement, they wrote Como trabajador social Thurmond educó a jóvenes en cárceles juveniles, niños en hogares de adopción, chicos con problemas de desarrollo, alumnos que pasan los días fuera de la escuela. En su mayoría, latinos y afroamericanos. Tony Thurmond representará los intereses de todas las comunidades al margen de su estado migratorio.”

Here’s what they’re saying: between the two candidates Tony has been the one who has dedicated his entire career to California’s most vulnerable children–children in youth detention centers, foster children, and coming down tough on truancy laws–all which primarily impact Latino and African-American children.

They feel that Tony is best equipped to lead Los Angeles school children who make up the second largest district in the nation.

La Opinión joins the Los Angeles Times and the Sacramento Bee as major newspapers that have endorsed his campaign. 

Tony can only execute these newspaper’s shared vision for California’s students if he’s elected. The billionaires have now topped $13 million dollars in television ads against Tony’s campaign. We need your support. Join La Opinión in electing Tony Thurmond for State Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Paid for by Tony Thurmond for Superintendent of Public Instruction 2018

Tony Thurmond for Superintendent of Public Instruction 2018
PO Box 2145
Richmond CA 94802 United States

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16 Oct
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Trump’s border wall

TJ Cox for Congress

 

You may have heard the news that House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy recently introduced legislation to build Trump’s border wall. The plan would allocate up to $23.4 million for the project.

 

We all know what this is about, Michael. McCarthy and his friends in DC are trying to drum up last-minute support from their Republican base ahead of the November election.

 

It’s sad, but this is how policy works under Trump and his cronies — particularly on immigration. They engage in fear-mongering in an attempt to win the day rather than taking a real crack at solving the issue. It’s what folks are sick of seeing from Washington, and it’s exactly this type of cold-blooded, political crap that brought me into this race in the first place.

 

Wednesday at midnight marks our FINAL FEC fundraising deadline before Election Day. We’re a little fed up, so we’re working harder than usual to raise the additional $50,000 we need before the deadline to stay on track and win this seat. Unlike Trump’s puppet David Valadao, I’m depending on this grassroots network of supporters to flip California’s 21st district.

 

 

 

Thank you,

 

TJ Cox

 

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15 Oct
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Immigrant children are being moved to a tent city in Texas

 

We all watched in horror this summer as the Trump Administration ripped migrant children from their parents’ arms and detained them in cages.

 

We quickly sued the Trump Administration to stop the administration’s inhumane zero tolerance policy, but while administration officials backed off from separating families, they’re still indefinitely detaining more than 13,000 children.

 

Now, we’re seeing new reports that these children are being woken in the middle of the night, herded onto buses and moved to a tent city in the middle of the West Texas desert.

I’m still fighting for these children in court and I need your help. Contribute $5 to help me win in November and continue our lawsuit against President Trump’s zero tolerance policy.

It’s bad enough that we’re keeping children detained indefinitely in shelters — not to mention, it’s unconstitutional. But now, children are being moved to an unregulated facility with no school, limited access to legal help and no clear timeline for their release.

 

Right now, our legal work is focused on forcing the federal government to share all the details of its zero tolerance policy and treatment of these children. We have a long fight ahead of us to stop these cruel policies for good.

As long as I’m here, I will continue to fight for these immigrant children, but first I have to win in November. Contribute $5 to our campaign now.

Thank you,

 

Xavier

Xavier Becerra -- California Attorney General

Becerra for Attorney General 2018
777 South Figueroa Street
Suite 4050 Los Angeles, CA 90017-5864

PAID FOR BY BECERRA FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL 2018

Thank you for supporting Xavier Becerra. Grassroots supporters like you help us protect California’s working families, advance criminal justice reform, and keep our communities safe.

Emails are a crucial way to stay in touch with our top supporters. If we’re going to protect and serve the people of California, we need you with us every step of the way.

To keep up to date with Xavier’s fight against Trump in court, click here.

From all of us at Team Becerra, thanks for your support!

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15 Oct
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CAKE Joins Janz in Fresno to Encourage All Valley Residents to “Vote Like Hell”

 

CAKE Joins Janz in Fresno to Encourage All Valley Residents to “Vote Like Hell”

Fresno, CA (October 15th, 2018) – Andrew Janz’s campaign for California’s 22nd Congressional District and CAKE will be rallying Fresno area voters on November 2nd at the Crest Theatre. For more information about the concert and how to attend, visit https://www.votelikehell.org/events.

 

“This election is one of the most important elections of a generation. I’m excited to join CAKE and help rock the vote here in Fresno. Valley residents deserve to be treated like the rockstars that they are, and I know it’s going to be a great night.” said Andrew Janz.

 

“CAKE is proud to be able to help out in getting real leadership for the valley, and for America. It’s a critical time for the world, and it’s more important than ever to find leaders capable of putting country above self-interest. Real greatness comes from community, cooperation and ethical leadership.” said John McCrea, lead singer of CAKE.

 

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CAKE originally formed as a somewhat antagonistic response to the rock bloat of grunge. The band’s defiant DIY approach and lucid yet ever-inventive music has made them a nation-state unto themselves, with no obvious peers, belonging to no particular school.  In addition to writing, arranging, producing, and performing their own music, they have taught themselves to engineer their recording projects in their own Sacramento based solar-powered studio, which actually generates more power than is needed to run the studio, causing the building’s electrical meter to run in reverse. CAKE’s most recent album, SHOWROOM OF COMPASSION, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 Album Chart and was touted for its “deadpan brilliance” by The New Yorker. The band is currently working on their ninth album which is due for release later this year.  

 

Andrew Janz was raised in Visalia and is running for Congress against Devin Nunes in California’s 22nd Congressional District. Andrew’s campaigning on water for the valley, more jobs, protecting social security and Medicaid, and fighting corruption in Washington. Andrew Janz is 34 years old and resides in Fresno with his wife Heather and their two dogs.

 

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