Fake Democrats Go Down in Wisconsin, Non-Fake Democrat Wins Congressional Election in California

By: Wednesday July 13, 2011 6:39 am

All the fake Democrats went down in flames in Wisconsin. And the real Democrat cruised to a easy victory in the CA-36th.


California’s Top-Two Election Fails to Trim the Never-Ending Campaign

By: Thursday May 19, 2011 7:57 am

The supposed logic behind the switch to the top-two primary was to get all candidates to run their campaigns, from the start, directed at everyone in the district across the political spectrum, instead of first catering to the small group of primary voters in each party. So, the candidates are basically already running what we would consider big, expensive, general-election-style campaigns for the “primary,” and they will need to sustain this big, general-election-style campaign for the months until the runoff election.

NATO Airstrike Murdering Nine Boys in Afghanistan Fitting Symbol of a Disastrous War

By: Thursday March 3, 2011 3:00 pm

I don’t know that anything has the potential to galvanize public opinion on the forgotten war in Afghanistan. But if there’s anything out there, the ambush of nine boys collecting firewood would qualify.

CA-36: Jane Harman to Resign from Congress

By: Monday February 7, 2011 9:40 am

Jane Harman will announce tomorrow that she will leave Congress to head up the Woodrow Wilson Center, a think tank in Washington formerly chaired by former Congressman Lee Hamilton. In a note to supporters, Harman says that she would “remain in Congress for some weeks,” but would have to resign her seat before long, triggering a special election.

CA-36: Harman-Winograd Race Gets Negative in Final Weeks

By: Friday June 4, 2010 5:25 pm

Jane Harman is an eight-term member of Congress. Though she has faced primary challenges in the past, she’s fairly entrenched in the district. This year, against progressive anti-war activist Marcy Winograd, she has spent twice as much as her opponent (about 1/3 of her money has come from PACs) and has the name ID and backing from the local establishment that should signal a cruise to victory?

So why is she running negative ads and sending out negative mailers throughout the district?

CA-36: Winograd Denies Harman CDP Endorsement

By: Thursday April 8, 2010 7:03 am

In a fairly impressive feat of organizing, Marcy Winograd, the progressive challenger to Jane Harman in California’s 36th District, was able to pull Harman’s state party endorsement after amassing enough objections from state party delegates

CA-36: Winograd Slams Harman on Wiretapping After al-Haramain Ruling

By: Thursday April 1, 2010 6:35 pm

Marcy Winograd is challenging incumbent Blue Dog Jane Harman in this coastal SoCal district, and she pounced on the ruling from Walker’s court. In her statement (which can be read in full below) she cited some major pieces of information tying her opponent to the crimes.

CA-36: Winograd Takes On Harman over Biologics

By: Friday November 6, 2009 9:44 am

As Jane Hamsher noted today, Marcy Winograd, the progressive challenger to Jane Harman in CA-36, released a letter savaging Harman for her support of the Eshoo amendment on biologics in the Energy and Commerce Committee. Though Congressman Waxman (D-Santa Monica/West LA) had introduced an amendment for a 5-year fast-track of generic biologics, Harman joined with [...]

One Year Ago Today

By: Wednesday November 4, 2009 6:08 am

Every day I am reminded that change can only happen when citizens stand together and take ownership over their government, their country, their communities and themselves. Every day I am reminded our work does not end with a campaign, but rather begins with a new President, a new government, and a new day.

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