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He’s Led Political Dark Horses to Surprising Wins

March 21, 2005 Sharon Bernstein | Times Staff Writer


Behind Successful Candidate, a Manager

Politics: Congresswoman-elect Loretta Sanchez wasn’t the only rising star in her campaign. Chief strategist John Shallman was instrumental in her pulling off what many said couldn’t be done–deposing Dornan.

November 24, 1996 Peter M. Warren and Gebe Martinez | Times Staff Writers



Bob Hertzberg

Among Hertzberg’s many endorsements, none from the metaphor police: Opinion —Los Angeles Daily News


Janice Hahn

“Janice Hahn born to run” —LA Times

“California heads for shake-up of congressional delegation” —USA Today

“Congresswoman Janice Hahn: Give the People Their Government” —myFOX Detroit

“Rep. Janice Hahn (D-San Pedro), who has expressed skepticism from the beginning about a U.S. military strike, went to the House floor Wednesday to welcome the possibility of a diplomatic solution.” —LA Times


Mark Takano

“IMMIGRATION: Mark Takano calls on Congress to act” —Press-Enterprise

“Asian Americans enjoy greater representation in Congress” —LA Times

“Which members of Congress are standing up for economic decency” —Huffington Post

“Transgender Student Rights: Takano opposes repeal effort” —Press-Enterprise


Gloria Negrete McLeod

“Reps. Hahn, Negrete McLeod Introduce Student Loan Debt Relief Legislation” —eurweb

“House Passes Rep. Negrete McLeod’s Veteran Legislation Provision”

“Committed to ending sequestration cuts” —The Sun


Gil Cedillo

“Cedillo Legislation aims to fight drugs, homelessness” —LA Times

“Councilman Gil Cedillo wants emergency call boxes and improved signs along LA River” —myFOX Los Angeles

“Drivers licences for illegal immigrants in California Gaining Momentum? State Assemblyman Gil Cedillo has been the man behind years’ worth of efforts” —LA Weekly


Mike Bonin

“LA Councilman Mike Bonin questions LAFD plan to fill vacancies” —LA Daily News

“LA Mayor and LA Councilman Mike Bonin meet with President Obama and lobby for federal transportation funding” —Daily Breeze

“Mike Bonin to add connectivity and cost-effectiveness to the MetroRail to LAX puzzle” —CityWatch

“LA Council Member Mike Bonin wants to see LAX ground transport center-and soon” —LA Times


San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts

“Dave Roberts brings diversity to the San Diego County supervisors” —LA Times

“Dave Roberts prepares to take office as first new county supervisor in nearly 20 years” —ABC 10 News

“Roberts forming panel to help spend county grant money” —The Coast News

“San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts presents EUSD with proclamation of recognition” —Encinitas Union School District


Mark DeSaulnier

“California lawmaker pushes ballot measures on budget, constitution” —LA Times

“California lawmakers prescribe more transparency and independence for megaprojects” —Contra Costa Times

“Governer Brown vetoed DeSaulnier’s gun reporting bill” —San Jose Mercury News

“Mark DeSaulnier named ‘Regionalist of the Year’” —Political Blotter


Tom Torlakson

“State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson announces California students make major gains in 2013 National Tests” —Sierra Sun Times 

“State Superintendent Tom Torlakson launches Summer Matters 2013 campaign to expand access to high quality summer learning” —Fresno County Office of Education 

“Endorsements: Torlakson top pick for schools superintendent” —Sacramento Bee 

“A priority of Obama’s education plan, charter schools supported by Torlakson gain traction” —Sacramento Bee


Kevin De Leon

“Senator Kevin de Leon to open Green Schools Summit”PR Newswire

“Sen. Kevin de Leon named AICCU ‘Policymaker of the Year’”—PR Web



Reggie Jones-Sawyer

“’Favorite son’ puts focus on schools, employment, and uplifting black men”—LA Wave 

“Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer education reform bills pass State Assembly”

“Assemblyman stresses education in California” —Daily Trojan


Isadore Hall

“Assemblymember Hall named Legislature of the Year by the California State Allianceof YMCAs”
—California State Assembly Democratic Caucus


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