Monthly Archives: November 2009

  • Water bond will be a tough sell

    This piece originally appeared in the Capitol Weekly. 

    At a press conference last week, Gov. Schwarzenegger predicted an energetic campaign to pass the state water bond, including bipartisan groups of legislators “traveling up

  • The Most Important Vote I Have Ever Cast

    I have had one of those weeks that you remember for the rest of your life. On Tuesday, I won a congressional election. On Thursday, I was sworn in by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and got to cast the first vote of my congressional career: a resolution hon

  • Why Democrats Win and Lose with Gavin Newsom Dropping Out of the Governor’s Race

    And its now down to one.  The race for Governor among Democrats started off with a flourish, as many of the state’s leading Democrats threw their hat in the ring or at least were rumored to be considered running for the state’s h