Francois Kaeppelin

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Weekly Address: Remembering Our Fallen Heroes

May 28, 2016 WASHINGTON, DC — In this week’s address, President Obama solemnly reflected on the meaning of Memorial Day and recognized the sacrifices made by the American warriors who never made it back home.  Though the President stressed that citizens should thank active-duty troops and veterans every day of the year, he emphasized that …

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WEEKLY ADDRESS: Expanding Overtime Pay

May 21, 2016 WASHINGTON, DC — In this week’s address, President Obama discussed one of the single most important steps to help grow middle-class wages – expanding the number of workers who are eligible for the overtime that they have earned. Every week, millions of Americans work more than 40 hours but do not receive …

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Weekly Address: A Conversation about Addiction

May 14, 2016 WASHINGTON, DC — In this week’s address, Grammy Award-winning artist Macklemore joined President Obama to discuss a disease that affects far too many Americans: addiction. Macklemore opened up about his own experience, his life in recovery, and the loss of a friend who overdosed on prescription drugs at a young age – …

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Happy Birthday Shirley

April 13, 2016 Happy Birthday Shirley    


May 11, 2016 Lower Lake, Calif. – Monica Rosenthal, Candidate for Lake County District 1 Supervisor, will host a series of “Meet and Greet” events in South Lake County communities. These informal events are an opportunity for South County residents to get acquainted with Ms. Rosenthal, ask questions and learn more about her perspective on …

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Weekly Address: Happy Mother’s Day From President Obama

May 7, 2016 WASHINGTON, DC — In this week’s address, President Obama recognized all mothers in celebration of this upcoming Mother’s Day, including First Lady Michelle Obama. The President emphasized that we should give all parents the support they need by providing paid maternity and paternity leave, sick leave, accommodations for workers who are pregnant, …

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Lk Co. News: District 5 candidates’ forum planned for May 25

MONDAY, 23 MAY 2016 00:28 LAKE COUNTY NEWS REPORTS LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – A forum featuring the candidates in the District 5 supervisorial race will be held this Wednesday, May 25. The event will be held at 6 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors’ chambers on the first floor of the Lake County Courthouse, 255 N. …

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Lake County Democratic Club May Crossword Puzzle

May 1, 2016   Lake County Democratic Club May Crossword Puzzle

Democratic National Convention – delegate elections Sunday May 1

April 28, 2016 Each candidate for president, in each congressional district will hold elections on Sunday May 1 to select their delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Elections for Congressional District 3 for Bernie Sanders Caucus location Doors open: 2pm Meeting begins: 3pm Muir Commons Community House 2222 Muir Woods Place Davis, …

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Lake County Democratic Club to hosts Dave McQueen and Don Saylor

April 27, 2016 On Tuesday, May 10, 2016, there will be two guest speakers at the Lake County Democratic Club meeting. Dave McQueen, Superintendent of Kelseyville Unified School District, will speak to the club about the Kelseyville school bond, which will be on the June Primary. Don Saylor, Candidate for Assembly District 4, will address …

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Senator McGuire appointed to Senate Appropriations Committee

April 21, 2016 Sacramento, CA – Senator Mike McGuire has been appointed by Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León to the influential and powerful Senate Appropriations Committee. “I was honored to be chosen by Pro Tem de León to serve on the Senate Appropriations Committee,” Senator McGuire (D-Healdsburg) said. “I look forward to the …

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WEEKLY ADDRESS: Ensuring Our Free Market Works for Everyone

April 16, 2016 WASHINGTON, DC — In this week’s address, the President discussed important steps the Administration has taken to encourage competition – the most essential ingredient in a healthy free market. Right now, too many companies are engaging in behaviors that stifle competition, stacking the deck against consumers, workers, and small businesses. The President …

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LA Progressive: New California Accountability Report Cards Flunk Many Democrats

April 14, 2019 California is often perceived politically as a sea of solid “blue” – a state, with its Democratic governor and Democratic-controlled legislature, that has become synonymous with progress. “Not so fast!” says a coalition of groups concerned that Democrats, while they have the edge in this state, are taking voters for granted. Last …

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Attention voters in Lake County who have been displaced by last fall’s wildfires

April 14, 2016 If you are a voter in Lake County who has been displaced by last fall’s wildfires and are unsure of your voting status: • The deadline to register for the June 7 Primary is May 23, 2016 • Voting materials are not forwarded • If you have intention of returning to your …

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At their April 12, 2016 meeting, the Democratic Club of Lake County endorsed Monica Rosenthal

April 14, 2016 The Democratic Club endorsed Monica Rosenthal at the last club meeting in a unanimous vote of the members in attendance.