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Marin, Sonoma, Humboldt, Mendocino, Del Norte, Trinity Counties, CA June 5, 2012 Election
 Smart Voter Norman Solomon

Candidate for
United States Representative; District 2

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Educator, Author
  • Co-chair of the Commission on a Green New Deal
  • Healthcare Not Warfare national campaign co-chair, along with Congressman John Conyers and Donna Smith of the California Nurses Association
  • Author of a dozen books, including "War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death," required reading in many college courses
  • Taught seminars and classes at numerous colleges, including Sonoma State University and Dominican University
  • Former member of the national advisory board for Progressive Democrats of America
  • Elected as an Obama delegate from Sonoma and Marin counties to the 2008 Democratic National Convention
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Protecting Social Security and Medicare against all threats
  • Fighting back against large corporations' domination of our economy and democratic process, while implementing a large transaction tax on Wall Street
  • Major reductions in military spending, in order to end perpetual war and reinvest money here at home
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Questions on Issues

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Key Endorsements
  • California Federation of Teachers
  • SEIU California
  • Democracy for America
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