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John Chiang Endorsed by Council on American-Islamic Relations California PAC

John Chiang’s campaign for governor today announced the endorsement of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) California PAC. CAIR CA PAC is the largest political action committee representing the interests of American Muslims and advocates for civil rights, education, the environment, immigration reform, and healthcare reform.The CAIR CA PAC said in a statement: “The CAIR CA PAC is proud to endorse John Chiang to be California’s next governor. John has stood up to powerful actors in defense of not only the Muslim American community, but communities of all backgrounds and faiths. Whether it was Governor Schwarzenegger, Wells Fargo,...

John Chiang Endorsed by San Fernando Valley Young Democrats

John Chiang’s campaign for governor today announced the endorsement of the San Fernando Valley Young Democrats (SFVYD). The San Fernando Valley Young Democrats was founded in 1994, and has remained committed to stimulating an interest in governmental affairs in young people and increasing government efficiency.In a statement released by the SFVYD Executive Board, the club stated that, “The membership of the San Fernando Valley Young Democrats is proud to endorse John Chiang for governor and his vision for our state. John’s unwavering commitment to securing a strong and stable economic foundation today for the leaders of tomorrow is clear...

In New Television Ad, John Chiang Chides Gavin Newsom and Antonio Villaraigosa for Turning Gubernatorial Gubernatorial Race into Scam, Pledges to Fight for Californians

John Chiang’s campaign for governor today released a new television ad — called “Truth” — where Chiang chides both Gavin Newsom and Antonio Villaraigosa for their campaign tactics and special interest support, while also reaffirming his commitment to fight for California priorities and values.“I call it like I see it. The race for governor turned into a scam,” says Chiang in the ad. “Gavin Newsom is trying to elect a Republican who was endorsed by Trump. And Villaraigosa is being bankrolled by a handful of billionaires. It’s everything that’s wrong with politics. And none of it is helping struggling...

Statement on Arrest of Harvey Weinstein

The following is a statement by State Treasurer and gubernatorial candidate John Chiang on the arrest of Harvey Weinstein after being charged with rape and sexual abuse:“Seven months after the start of a watershed movement in this country, the women that Harvey Weinstein abused and harassed are beginning to see some measure of justice. We must continue to stand with these brave survivors and all women who have dealt with sexual harassment and abuse, and encourage them to continue stepping forward to tell their stories. Just as importantly, we, as a society, must stop making excuses and exceptions, and...