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CA Democrat Party Convention: Exclusive access to Friday’s VIP reception

April 15, 2013 By John Hrabe California Democrats kicked off their annual state party convention on Friday night with dinners, parties and hospitality suites to celebrate last November’s historic victories. Riding President Obama’s coattails, California Democrats added six freshmen to

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Maviglio bashes Reps on diversity — but what about Dems? 19

Dec. 10, 2012 By John Seiler I seem to be the last person in California that votes only on the issues, not by groups, or “diversity.” It wouldn’t matter at all to me if every top state office and every

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Vive la Foie Gras Résistance! 6

Dec. 10, 2012 By John Hrabe In 2004, then-state Senate President Pro-Tem John Burton, D-San Francisco, coined a profane, albeit effective, slogan that helped convince Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to sign into law the nation’s first ban on foie gras. A

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The Complete Guide to John Burton’s Tirades, Outbursts and Expletives 18

Sept. 4, 2012 By John Hrabe California Democratic Party Chairman John Burton kicked off the Democratic National Convention Monday by comparing Republicans with Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels. “They lie and they don’t care if people think they lie… Joseph Goebbels

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