It has been an absolute honor to serve in Congress.
Even with all the negativity in Congress--from House Republicans voting to sue President Obama to the Speaker refusing to allow a vote on comprehensive immigration reform--I have still managed...Read more...
Status updated: 31st Oct, 2014
Political campaigns can often get nasty, and in the 64th Assembly District race both sides have gone negative. I was especially disheartened to see a recent campaign mailer attacking Prophet Walker put out by the Mike Gipson campaign. I find the images and message appalling. I do not condone this type of negative campaigning, and the message goes against everything I’ve stood for. I believe people can make mistakes, but they can redeem themselves and make great contributions to their community. I would urge that both candidates and any independent expenditure campaigns refrain from the negative campaigning that only leaves voters weary and cynical. I have endorsed Mike Gipson but I now ask him to cease this type of campaign and to apologize for this unwarranted attack, otherwise I will have to consider withdrawing my support for his candidacy.
Photo posted on: 31st Oct, 2014
This week, I joined UCLA BruinsVOTE! Campaign, UCLA's Undergrad Students Assoc Council and Alberto Retana from Community Coalition to talk about why it is absolutely critical for young people to be politically active in their communities. The stakes could not be higher for our youth. Your vote counts on Nov. 4. View photo →