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Fort Lauderdale Attorney Pleads Guilty in Billion-Dollar Ponzi Scheme
Press Briefing on Aviation Security
Tue, 26 Jan 2010 06:00:00 -0600
Secretary Napolitano highlights aviation security in a press briefing.
Background Notes : Yemen (01/10)
Wed, 27 Jan 2010 13:18:16 -0600
U.S. International Reserve Position
January 27, 2010
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Mixer/Social for Congresswoman Sheila Jackson-Lee
What: Mixer
Start Time: Saturday, February 13 at 6:00pm
End Time: Saturday, February 13 at 9:00pm
Where: Heights Theatre Venue, 339 West 19th Street, Houston, TX 77008

To see more details and RSVP

Phonebank for Bill White for Tarrant County
What: Club/Group Meeting
Start Time: Friday, January 29 at 4:00pm
End Time: Friday, January 29 at 9:00pm
Where: TBA

To see more details and RSVP

FY2010 Funding Opportunity Announcement for NGO Programs Benefiting Refugees in Chad, Cameroon, and the Central African Republic (CAR)
Wed, 27 Jan 2010 12:41:07 -0600

Vilas County Democrats Meeting Sunday Feb. 7 in Eagle River

Meeting Reminder

Vilas County Democratic Party

General Meeting

Sunday, February 7, 2010 at 1 PM

Eagle River Public Library

Canvass for Bill White for Tarrant County!
What: Club/Group Meeting
Start Time: Saturday, January 30 at 10:00am
End Time: Saturday, January 30 at 1:00pm
Where: TBA

To see more details and RSVP

C-SPAN Daily Alert
Programming Information for Weds. 1/27 - Thurs. 1/28, 2010

C-SPAN Highlights

* C-SPAN Coverage of the Pres. Obama's State of the Union Address (8pm) - LIVE
* Pres. Obama's State of the Union Address, Gov. McDonnell's GOP Response (9pm) - LIVE
* Viewer Calls & Reaction to Pres. Obama's State of the Union Address (10:15pm) - LIVE

* U.S. House: Not In Session
* Senate Hearing on Haiti Rescue, Recovery and Reconstruction Efforts (10am) - LIVE
C-SPAN2 Highlights

* Pres. Obama's State of the Union Address & Congressional Reaction (8:20pm) - LIVE
* Multilateral Conference on Yemen and Counter-Terrorism Strategy (11pm)
* Haiti Ambassador Raymond Joseph on Challenges of Haiti Relief Efforts (11:30pm)

* U.S. Senate: In Session (Time TBA) - LIVE
C-SPAN3 Highlights

* Highlights: House Hearing on AIG; House Budget Cmte. Hearing on CBO Report (7pm)

* Senate Budget Cmte. Hearing on the Budget and Economic Outlook (9am) - LIVE
C-SPAN Radio Highlights

* Programming TBA. Check the Schedule for Updates -

* Washington Journal (7am) - LIVE

Message from Harvard University


Due to overwhelming demand, we have extended the application deadline for the third Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), to February 22, 2010. This year’s meeting will take place at the University of Miami, Florida from April 16 – 18, 2010. Visit to apply to attend.

The 2010 meeting – hosted jointly by President Clinton and the University of Miami – will focus on how students like you can take practical action to solve global challenges in education, environment & climate change, peace & human rights, poverty alleviation, and public health. Attending the CGI U Annual Meeting is free. Travel assistance is available for those who qualify.
CGI U is also excited to launch its campus rep program for 2010. CGI U campus reps work with students, universities, and CGI U headquarters to conduct outreach, organize events, and support CGI U commitments. Visit to learn about becoming a campus rep.

I hope to see you in Miami!

Keisha Senter
Director, CGI U

Phonebank for Bill White for Tarrant County!
What: Club/Group Meeting
Start Time: Saturday, January 30 at 2:30pm
End Time: Saturday, January 30 at 6:00pm
Where: 1101 E. Bardin Rd. Suite 101, Arlington, TX 76018 (817) 468-0488

To see more details and RSVP

Considered and Passed:
H.R. 4474 - Idaho Wilderness Water Facilities Act (Rep. Minnick – Natural Resources) (415 - 0)

H.R. 3726 - Castle Nugent National Historic Site Establishment Act of 2010 (Rep. Christensen – Natural Resources) (240 - 175)
Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (3):
1) H.R. 4508 - To provide for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 (Rep. Velazquez - Small Business)
2) H.Res. 1020 - Honoring the 95th anniversary of the signing of the Rocky Mountain National Park Act (Rep. Markey (CO) - Natural Resources)
3) H.Res. 1024 - Expressing support for designation of January as Poverty in America Awareness Month (Rep. McDermott - Ways and Means)
Ecorse Mayor Pleads Guilty to Bribery

SFYD Happy Hour

Don't forget tomorrow's monthly SF Young Democrats happy hour meeting, where you'll get to hang out with other local Young Democrats. Mayoral candidate Mike Huether will be stopping by for a visit too!

5:30-7:30 @ Monk's, 420 E. 8th Street. See you there!


DOD News Briefing with Geoff Morrell from the Pentagon
Wed, 27 Jan 2010 16:19:00 -0600

Correcting the Record on Fiscal Responsibility

Republican claims on fiscal discipline go against their record of not paying for things and increasing spending, as well as implementing economic policies that helped create the deepest recession in generations. Democrats are taking action on multiple fronts, with the support of a few Republicans, to increase fiscal responsibility. As Democrats continue to work with President Obama, we invite Republicans to put forward substantive ideas and work with us on deficit reduction.

Click here to read more about the Republican record on fiscal responsibility and steps being considered to help reduce the deficit.

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Remarks With British Foreign Secretary David Miliband And Yemeni Foreign Minister Abu Bakr Abdullah al-Qirbi
Wed, 27 Jan 2010 15:57:28 -0600

Tarrant County Young Democrats
Start Time: Tuesday, February 2 at 7:00pm
End Time: Tuesday, February 2 at 8:30pm
Where: Ol' South Pancake House

To see more details and RSVP

Remarks With British Foreign Secretary David Miliband And Yemeni Foreign Minister Abu Bakr Abdullah al-Qirbi
Wed, 27 Jan 2010 15:57:28 -0600
Highlights: Support for Yemen
Wed, 27 Jan 2010 07:00:00 -0600

Phonebank with Loretta
Start Time: Saturday, January 30 at 1:00pm
End Time: Saturday, January 30 at 5:00pm

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Texas Podiatrist Pleads Guilty to Health Care Fraud
Wed, 27 Jan 2010 14:01:32 -0600
Licensed podiatrist Franklin Beltre, of Houston, Texas, pled guilty to committing health care fraud by submitting false and fraudulent claims to both Medicare and Medicaid for services performed by an unlicensed podiatrist (Manuela K. Alana, one of Beltre's employees).
California Medical Center Owners to Pay $10 Million for Health Care Fraud Scheme
Mon, 25 Jan 2010 10:24:00 -0600
The United States has obtained a $10 million consent judgment against Los Angeles businessman Robert Bourseau and Dr. Rudra Sabaratnam for a Medicare and Medi-Cal fraud scheme arising from their former ownership of the Los Angeles City of Angels Medical Center. As part of the scheme, homeless people were allegedly brought to their facility for unnecessary treatment.
Nebraska Man Agrees to Plead Guilty in Attack on Church of Scientology Websites
Mon, 25 Jan 2010 10:21:18 -0600
Brian Thomas Mettenbrink, of Grand Island, Nebraska, agreed to plead guilty in Los Angeles, California to participating in an attack on Church of Scientology websites in January 2008 that shut down the group's websites.
Briefing by Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs P.J. Crowley
Wed, 27 Jan 2010 16:56:56 -0600
Super Bowl Coin Flown in Space
Tue, 26 Jan 2010 23:00:00 -0600
Members of the STS-129 shuttle mission present a specially minted silver medallion to National Football League officials on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010, at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. The coin, which was flown in space during the November flight of Atlantis, will be used for the official coin toss prior to the kickoff of Super Bowl XLIV on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010. One member of Atlantis' crew, Leland Melvin, was drafted by the NFL's Detroit Lions in 1986. The crew also flew other NFL-related memorabilia, including jerseys and a football inscribed with the name of every member of the Hall of Fame. From left: Astronauts Bobby Satcher, Randy Bresnik, and Charlie Hobaugh; Joe Horrigan, Vice President of Communications/Exhibits for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Steve Perry, President/Executive Director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame; astronauts Berry Wilmore, Michael Foreman and Leland Melvin. Photo Credit: NASA/Marv Smith
Export Information for USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service. The Eligible Plant List for Mexico has been revised. The export requirements for the European Union have been revised. This information has recently been updated.
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2010-2011 Open Doors to Federal Courts: First Amendment and Social Media

The 12 th annual Open Doors to Federal Courts national initiative is ready for use in courtrooms and classrooms. The annual program gives high school seniors a positive first exposure to jury service and motivates them to serve willingly when called. The theme is The First Amendment and Social Media: Student Rights, Wrongs, and Responsibilities. The strength of the program is that everyone has the opportunity to participate fully. Students apply a landmark Supreme Court case to a fictional scenario in which school administrators claim that members of an unauthorized vampire club broke school rules when they posted club news on the schools’ fan page.

Courtroom Program
The scenario stimulates lively courtroom arguments among the students, a host judge, and two volunteer attorney coaches. Students, selected by their teacher(s) in advance, use scripted talking points with prepared judge’s questions. The judge also asks spontaneous, follow-up questions to elicit the students’ opinions. All other students serve as jurors who actively deliberate in a virtual jury room in the gallery of the courtroom.

Ready-To-Use Materials
The program materials are posted on line for the courts and teachers at Preparation for everyone involved requires no more than 30 minutes of reading in advance, plus the time allotted during the courtroom program itself. No additional research or reading is necessary. Courthouse coordinators bring together a judge, two volunteer attorneys, and a group of high school seniors, and the court has an educational outreach program.

For More Information and Registration
Contact National Outreach Manager Rebecca Fanning at or 202-502-2611.

Hoyer Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON, DC - House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (MD) released the following statement tonight after President Obama delivered his State of the Union Address:

“Tonight, President Obama spoke about the reality of these hard times, as well as the determination and optimism that have helped America overcome hardship in the past--the same qualities that are essential to our recovery today. Since President Obama took office in the midst of an economic crisis, America has seen significant progress, much of it due to the passage of the job-creating Recovery Act. But far more work remains to restore the promise this nation has to offer. President Obama understands that, which is why job creation and strengthening the middle class were front-and-center in tonight’s address.

“President Obama’s commitment to fiscal responsibility was unmistakable tonight. He urged the passage of a pay-as-you-go law, and he announced the creation of a bipartisan commission to address our most pressing fiscal challenges at a time of high deficits and debt. I hope that my colleagues across the aisle will join us and lend their effort and ideas to the struggle of deficit reduction.

“Finally, the president reminded us that, even in hard times, we cannot neglect policies that strengthen our future prosperity and national security. One of those is health insurance reform, which can reduce costs for families, provide more freedom to workers, and create some 4 million jobs over the next decade; for those reasons, the president reasserted his strong support for reform tonight. It is also essential to pass Wall Street reform that will bring accountability to our financial sector and put an end to the reckless gambles that endanger the future of millions of average Americans. Setting high standards for education and creating jobs with clean energy are also crucial to a recovery that is sustained and widely shared. And the president also pledged continued vigilance against terrorism at home and abroad.

“I look forward to working with President Obama and my colleagues in Congress—on, I hope, both sides of the aisle—to make this much-needed agenda a reality.”



Highlights: State of the Union
Wed, 27 Jan 2010 07:00:00 -0600

VIDEO: Viewer Reactions to Pres. Obama's State of the Union Address
C-SPAN viewers reacted to Pres. Obama's State of the Union Address.

Published: Today at 10pm (ET)

VIDEO: House Oversight Hearing on AIG Bailout
Fmr. Treasury Sec. Henry Paulson and fmr. New York Fed Chairman Stephen Friedman will testify at a House Oversight & Government Reform hearing on bailed-out insurer AIG's payments to banks in the fall of 2008. TARP Inspector Gen. Neil Barofsky and ex-CFO of AIG's Financial Services division Elias Habayeb are also scheduled to testify.

Published: Today at 10am (ET)

VIDEO: Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) gives his impression on the Democratic prospects for the 2010 midterm elections, how jobs and health care might play in key races, and what issues he'd like to hear the President address in his State of the Union speech.
Length: 34 min.

Published: Today at 7:45am (ET)

VIDEO: UK Prime Minister's Questions with Commons Ldr. Harman
In this week’s British Prime Minister’s Question Time, House Leader Harriet Harman filled in for P.M. Gordon Brown. She answering questions on British banks, the economy, the Iraq War Inquiry and this week’s Afghanistan Aid conference in London.
Length: 32 min.

Published: Today at 7am (ET)

VIDEO: Defense Department Press Briefing
Topics at this Pentagon briefing included Defense Secretary Gates’s upcoming trip to London for a conference on Afghanistan and Yemen. We also heard about a new effort revamp controls on U.S. exports that could have an impact on national security. Spokesman Geoff Morrell spoke with reporters for almost an hour.
Length: 57 min.

Published: Today at 12:30pm (ET)

VIDEO: Multilateral Conference on Yemen and Counter-Terrorism Strategy
British Foreign Secretary David Miliband, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and Yemeni Foreign Minister Abu Bakr al-Kurbi took part in a conference in London to discuss ways forward in dealing with terrorist organizations.
Length: 33 min.

Published: Today at 3pm (ET)

VIDEO: Ford President & CEO Speech at the Washington Area New Automobile Dealers Association
Ford Motor Company President and CEO Alan Mulally delivered the keynote address at the Washington Auto Show. He talked about the current state and future of the automobile industry.
Length: 32 min.

Published: Tuesday at 8pm (ET)

VIDEO: Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission Report
Former Senator Bob Graham and former Senator Jim Talent spoke to reporters and answered questions about the release of the Commission's evaluation of the government’s ability to protect the U.S. from the threat posed by weapons of mass destruction and terrorism.
Length: 45 min.

Published: Tuesday at 8pm (ET)

VIDEO: Secretary Clinton State Dept. Employee Town Hall Meeting
Sec. Hillary Clinton held a town hall meeting for employees of the State Department. In her remarks she said development in the 21st century will be guided by partnership rather than patronage and defended the administration's disaster relief efforts in Haiti. She also criticized Nigeria, which is home to the Christmas plane bombing suspect Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, saying the country "faces a threat from increasing radicalization."
Length: 1 hr.

Published: Tuesday at 9pm (ET)

VIDEO: Georgetown University Law Center & Aspen Institute on State Court Judges
The Georgetown University Law Center & Aspen Institute sponsored a daylong event on state courts and recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings. The first panel discussion focused on the impact of Caperson v. Massey Coal on the recusal of state judges. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in June 2009 on circumstances under which judges should recuse themselves from a case.
Length: 59 min.

Published: Tuesday at 9:30pm (ET)

VIDEO: Preview of Pres. Obama's First State of the Union Address
On the evening of Pres. Obama’s First State of the Union address, C-SPAN looks at Pres. Obama’s handling of the economy and hears how other presidents dealt with economic crisis. Guests include Political Science Professor Shirley Anne Warshaw, Gettysburg College, and International Business Professor Peter Morici, University of Maryland. Also, John Harris, Politico Editor in Chief, and an interview with White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs.
Length: 49 min.

Published: Today at 8pm (ET)

Good afternoon,

At 9 p.m. EST tonight, President Obama will deliver his first State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress. Here’s what you can expect:
The President will clearly articulate the steps we need to take to continue to rebuild our economy and jumpstart private sector job creation. He’ll talk directly to you about restoring security for middle class families after a lost decade of declining household income, eroding retirement security and escalating health and tuition costs. And he’ll detail his efforts not only to better protect you and the American people at large, but also to restore America’s alliances and standing in the world.

Right after the President’s address, we’ll be open for questions on So watch the President live at and stay tuned for a live chat immediately following with some of the President’s top policy officials.

As you know, when the President took office a year ago, he faced an array of historic challenges: an economy in freefall; job losses averaging almost 700,000 a month; a middle class under assault; two wars and badly frayed global alliances; and a staggering $1.3 trillion budget deficit.

Tonight, the President will address the progress we’ve made to rescue the economy, rebuild the middle class, and restore our standing and leadership around the world. In addition, he’ll outline what’s needed to create a new foundation for prosperity and deliver on the change you and all Americans expect and deserve.

Tune in to tonight at 9 p.m. EST to watch the President’s State of the Union address, then stick around to chat with some of his top policy officials.

Thank you,
David Axelrod
Senior Advisor to the President

Senate will vote Thursday on Bernanke confirmation
Posted: January 26th, 2010 08:46 PM ET

From CNN Senior Congressional Correspondent Dana Bash

Washington (CNN) - The Senate will vote Thursday on whether to give Ben Bernanke a second term as Federal Reserve chairman, according to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's spokesman.

Obama to announce salary freezes
Posted: January 26th, 2010 11:53 PM ET

From CNN Senior White House Correspondent Ed Henry

WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Barack Obama will announce during his State of the Union Address on Wednesday that he's freezing the salaries of top White House officials, as well as other political appointees, senior administration officials told CNN on Tuesday.

Obama to boost education funding by $4 billion
Posted: January 27th, 2010 12:39 AM ET

From CNN Senior White House Correspondent Ed Henry

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Despite a heavy focus on fiscal discipline in his first State of the Union address, President Barack Obama will announce an increase of up to $4 billion in federal education spending, according to senior administration officials familiar with the speech.

POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: January 27, 2010
Posted: January 27th, 2010 05:21 AM ET
Americans say processes in Washington need major reform
A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds that just 28% of Americans believe the federal government is "working well" or even works "okay," versus 70% who think it's "unhealthy," "stagnant" or needs large reforms.

U.S. Support for the Kurdistan Region
Tue, 26 Jan 2010 07:00:00 -0600

Special Envoy George Mitchell's Meetings

Mark C. Toner
Acting Deputy Department Spokesman
Washington, DC

January 26, 2010

Examples of How the Recovery Act Is Working

Below are a few examples of how the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is working to save and create jobs for Americans across the country.

Click here to watch a piece on how the Recovery Act is creating jobs through a project to rebuild a pharmacy at a VA Medical Center in Pennsylvania - and here's a highlight:
“Thanks to money from the Obama Administration’s stimulus program, Fidelis has had an impressive first year. Despite the weak construction market, the company has won three recovery act contracts, totaling more than $3.5 million. The largest, a $2.3 million pharmacy renovation project at the VA Medical Center in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, build back in the 1930s.... The year-long projects will create roughly 40 jobs.”

Also, viewers were asked the question, “Are you for or against the federal stimulus plan?” Below are a few responses read on the air today:
“I am a Republican in Virginia and I am whole-heartedly FOR the stimulus bill. What works for me? The ‘Making Work Pay’ credit, the ‘Car Buyer Tax Deduction’, the ‘Higher Education Tax Credit’, the ‘Energy Efficient Home Tax Credit’, are great programs designed to help put and keep hard-earned dollars in my pocket. Great work Mr. President!” – Cynthia, January 25th, 2010 11:30 am ET

“In my hometown the stimulus has saved the job of my daughter's teacher and 44 other teachers. It has put people to work renovating a train station. It has also given middle class families a tax cut. The stimulus is definitely working for me.” – Larry, January 25th, 2010 11:20 am ET

“[Y]ou're right to remind us that a year ago, all the experts said we needed some sort of stimulus ASAP. I think it's important to remember a year later that regardless of the successes or failures we see now, the stimulus plan had an important stabilizing psychological effect at the time.” – Rita, January 25th, 2010 11:10 am ET

Salinas Valley Democrats State of the Union Watch Party
What: Club/Group Meeting
Start Time: Tomorrow, January 27 at 5:30pm
End Time: Tomorrow, January 27 at 8:00pm
Where: 931 East Market Street

To see more details and RSVP

Departure of Haitian Orphans Covered By Humanitarian Parole
Tue, 26 Jan 2010 17:31:41 -0600
Statement on State Department Family Members Killed in Earthquake
Tue, 26 Jan 2010 18:22:15 -0600

9th Congressional District Executive Meeting
What: Informational Meeting
Start Time: Saturday, February 6 at 10:00am
End Time: Saturday, February 6 at 2:00pm
Where: East Elijay GA

To see more details and RSVP.

Bills Adopted Under Suspension of the Rules (7):
1. H.Res. 583 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Lester Flatt has made an invaluable contribution to American art as both a songwriter and a performer, leaving an indelible legacy in bluegrass music (Rep. Davis (TN) - Education and Labor)
2. H.Res. 990 - Expressing support for designation of January 2010 as "National Mentoring Month" (Rep. McCollum - Education and Labor)
3. H.Res. 1030 - Congratulating Messiah College men's and women's soccer teams on winning the 2009 NCAA Division III national championships (Rep. Platts - Education and Labor)
4. H.Res. 1029 - Expressing support for designation of the week of February 1 through February 5, 2010, as "National School Counseling Week" (Rep. Linda Sanchez - Education and Labor)
5. H.Res. 1011 - Recognizing the importance of cervical health and of detecting cervical cancer during its earliest stages and supporting the goals and ideals of Cervical Health Awareness Month (Rep. Halvorson - Energy and Commerce)
6. H.Res. 1003 - Expressing support for the designation of January 10, 2010, through January 16, 2010, as National Influenza Vaccination Week (Rep. Chu - Energy and Commerce)
7. S. 2949 - Emergency Aid to American Survivors of the Haiti Earthquake Act (Rep. Rangel - Ways and Means/Energy and Commerce)

Postponed Suspension Vote (1):

1. H.Res. 1024 - Expressing support for designation of January as Poverty in America Awareness Month (Rep. McDermott - Ways and Means)

Talk to Senator Boxer LIVE - Fighting Locations Near YOU


This Saturday, January 30th CYD will be receiving a very special phone call--Senator Barbara Boxer is calling to speak to us, and we want you there to answer the phone!

Throughout the state, we will be hosting "Boxing for Boxer" house parties. This Saturday, January 30th from 2-4pm, Chapters and individuals will gather to play a little Wii Boxing, and then hear from the Senator via a live conference call. Senator Boxer fights tirelessly in Washington to make sure that our voices are heard, and this Saturday, she's talking to us directly! The Senator also wants to hear from us, and wants to hear our questions. So if you have a question you would like to ask the Senator, please email us with your name and question. We will be picking 4-5 people to ask questions to Boxer directly!

Here is the list of house parties throughout the state. Find one near you! Contact these party hosts and let them know you want to attend their Boxing for Boxer house party!


Hosted by Cal Berkeley Democrats
Email Paula Villescaz for address:


Hosted by the Chico State College Democrats
Contact President Dylan Shelters for address: or 818-294-5960

Hosted by San Bernardino County Young Dems and Arroyo Valley High School Dems
Party location: San Bernardino County Democratic Party HQ
Email or 909-561-1156

Hosted by South Bay Young Dems
Email Rocky Fernandez for address:

Los Angeles-Occidental
Hosted by Occidental Campus Democrats
Location: Erdman Hall
Email Derek Mazzeo for address: or 714-728-2615

Los Angeles-San Fernando Valley
Hosted by the Los Angeles County Young Dems and San Fernando Valley Young Dems
Email Dante Atkins for location:

Los Angeles-USC
Hosted by the University of Southern California College Democrats
Location: 2813 Ellendale Place # G Los Angeles, CA 90007
Event contact Bobby Almeida:

Hosted by the College Park High School Democrats
324 Shendandoah Drive Martinez, CA 94553
Email host Andrew Farnitano:

Hosted by the UC Merced College Democrats
Email for location

Hosted by the East Bay Young Democrats
330 49th Street Oakland, CA 94609
Email host Edie Irons

Hosted by Chapman Democrats and UCI Democrats
Chapman University 1 University Drive Orange, CA 92866

Panorama City
Hosted by the San Fernando Valley Young Latino Democrats
Contact host Jose Sandoval for location or 818-984-2133

Hosted by the Sacramento County Young Democrats
Location: 18 Jicama Court Sacramento, CA 95833
Event Contact Alissa Ko or 916-833-4407

Hosted by the Sacramento State College Democrats
Call John Ryan for location 530-921-0753

San Diego
Hosted by Stonewall, San Diego County, CSU San Diego
For location, email

San Francisco
Hosted by the San Francisco Young Democrats
Email for location:

San Jose
Email host Darcie Green for location

Santa Cruz
Hosted by College Democrats at UCSC & Cabrillo College Democrats
Location: 124 Holden Street Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Email for questions.

This is a very important election for Senator Boxer, and for Democrats across the country. This is your chance to talk to Senator Boxer directly, and find out what you can do to help her win in November! We hope you will join us this Saturday.



House Meets At… First Vote Predicted… Last Vote Predicted…

10:00 a.m.: Legislative Business 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

“One Minutes” (15 per side)

H.R. 4474 - Idaho Wilderness Water Facilities Act (Rep. Minnick – Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule)

H.R. 3726 - Castle Nugent National Historic Site Establishment Act of 2010 (Rep. Christensen – Natural Resources) (Subject to a Rule)

Suspensions (2 Bills)
1. H.R. __ - To provide for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 (Rep. Velazquez - Small Business)
2. H.Res. 1020 - Honoring the 95th anniversary of the signing of the Rocky Mountain National Park Act (Rep. Markey (CO) - Natural Resources)

Postponed Suspension Vote (1 Bill):
1. H.Res. 1024 - Expressing support for designation of January as Poverty in America Awareness Month (Rep. McDermott - Ways and Means)

* Conference Reports may be brought up at any time.
* Motions to go to Conference should they become available.
* Possible Motions to Instruct Conferees.

Keep Troy Safe "Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser"
"Donate a little...Save a Lot"
What: Fundraiser
Start Time: Tomorrow, January 27 at 4:30pm
End Time: Tomorrow, January 27 at 8:00pm
Where: San Marino Club

To see more details and RSVP

Texas Democrats: Door to Door to Victory
Start Time: Saturday, January 30 at 9:30am
End Time: Saturday, January 30 at 1:00pm
Irving, Texas

Where: Starbucks

To see more details and RSVP



Fellow Young Dems:

We are pleased to announce that ALMOST ALL of the candidates in this year's statewide elections have confirmed to speak NEXT SATURDAY (February 6th from 1-4pm) in San Francisco at the CYD Bay Area candidates forum.


• Hon. Jerry Brown (rumored candidate, not officially declared)

• Hon. Dean Florez
• Hon. Janice Hahn

• Hon. Kamala Harris
• Mr. Chris Kelly
• Hon. Pedro Nava
• Hon. Alberto Torrico

• Hon. Bill Lockyer

• Hon. Hector De La Torre
• Hon. Dave Jones

• Mr. Larry Aceves

• Hon. Betty Yee

...and we have more candidates confirming by the day!

***RSVP TODAY for this exciting event -- and help us give our lineup of candidates a great audience by taking a moment to invite your friends to the event on Facebook!***

Hope to see you and your fellow young dems club members there!

Jason Overman
Bay Area Deputy Regional Director
California Young Democrats
(510) 847-7622

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