Filner Swings, Misses and then Swings and Misses Again

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Politics & Media Mashup Cross-posted at FlashReport I’m not sure what’s worse: suggesting the Republican Party is racist or calling someone a criminal while offering no evidence to support the claim. Congressman Bob Filner, running for mayor in San Diego, did both of those things in a span of a few days. Adding fuel to the fire was local labor …

The Times They Are A-Changin: Filner Hires Shepard

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Cross-posted on FlashReport The rumors about Democrat Bob Filner signing Republican political consultant Tom Shepard became reality on Wednesday. The U-T San Diego posted a story about the move last night. A blog post went up on San Diego Rostra about the same time. And there was Tony Krvaric’s email blast. The chair of local GOP didn’t mince words. His subject line: “BREAKING: Tom Shepard betrays our reform effort and …

Meet New Carl and New Bob

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Cross-posted at FlashReport San Diego Politics & Media Mashup Republican Carl DeMaio has hired a Democrat and Democrat Bob Filner is on board with pension reform. Who spiked the water in San Diego? Relax. There’s no need to panic. The water is clean…I mean drinkable. So why are we seeing New Carl and New Bob popping up in stories? Here’s the thing — election season is …

Lincoln Club Endorses DeMaio for Mayor

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Lincoln Club Endorses DeMaio for Mayor _____________________________________________________________________ Tony Manolatos is a communications strategist and the Lincoln Club is one of his clients. You can follow Tony on Twitter or LinkedIn. You can hear him talk politics and media with KOGO’s LaDona Harvey every Monday at 2:35 p.m. on AM 600 and FM 95.7.

Largest Trade Association in San Diego to Endorse DeMaio at News Conference

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San Diego Association of REALTORS® endorsement arrives on the heels of DeMaio’s first-place finish in the June Primary Election and five months before the November General Election MEDIA ADVISORY Tuesday, June 19 2012               Contact: Tony Manolatos, 619.549.0137 What: San Diego Association of REALTORS® (SDAR) to endorse Councilmember Carl DeMaio for San Diego Mayor When: Wednesday, …