The district attorney’s race in San Diego is heating up with news that billionaire George Soros is making television ad buys in support of Democratic candidate Geneviéve Jones-Wright.A review of Federal Communications Commission records shows that the Soros-funded California Justice and Public Safety PAC is planning to air commercials on at least two San Diego-area news stations. Federal documents show that the political committee has made plans with Fox 5 to broadcast commercials, as well as with KUSI. The KUSI deal was worth $39,660. It’s unclear if a deal has been finalized with Fox 5.State campaign finance records show that the California Justice and Public Safety PAC has received $275,000 in contributions, all of which came through two donations by Soros.A new website launched by Republican Summer Stephan, the appointed incumbent, associates Soros with the far-left group Antifa. The website ThreatToSanDiego.com features a photo of Soros superimposed over an image … [Read more...] about Money from billionaire George Soros is going to support DA candidate Jones-Wright
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Posted Wednesday, May 2, 2018 by RODNEY HO/[email protected] on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog Stacey Abrams, seeking to be the first black female U.S. governor ever, brought some TV star firepower to an early voting bus canvas tour earlier this week. After hitting locations in Albany, Macon and Columbus, Abrams’ bus rolled into the parking lot at the Gathering Spot at about 7:15 p.m. Monday with actresses Tracee Ellis Ross (ABC’s “black-ish”), Uzo Aduba (Netflix’s “Orange is the New Black”), Rashida Jones (TBS’s “Angie Tribeca”) and Aisha Hinds (Harriet Tubman in WGN’s “Underground”). Ross enjoyed hearing Abrams speak and seeing the crowds at the various spots.Jones too said she was “moved by hearing Stacey speak. She’s a beautiful orator and she speaks from the heart. She has a ton of experience and she’s compassionate and thoughtful. There is nice … [Read more...] about Star power for Stacey Abrams rally: Tracy Ellis Ross, Rashida Jones, Uzo Aduba
By John Wildermuth Updated 6:00 am, Wednesday, May 2, 2018 Photo: Richard Vogel / Associated Press Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is running for attorney general. State Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is running for attorney general. Photo: Richard Vogel / Associated Press Jones goes on attack to ensure he’s in general election for attorney general 1 / 1 Back to Gallery The race for attorney general is getting nastier, with Democrat Dave Jones going on the attack against retired El Dorado Superior Court Judge Steven Bailey , who with Los Angeles attorney Eric Early is one of the two Republican candidates in the contest. On Monday, Jones sent out a news release calling Bailey the leading GOP candidate in the race and none-too-subtly pointing out that … [Read more...] about Jones goes on attack to ensure he’s in general election for attorney general
A FULL-time working member of the Royal Family, The Countess of Wessex splits her time between her work in support of The Queen and visits to a large number of her own charities and organisations. A passionate patron of over 70 charities and organisations for young people and people with disabilities, here's the lowdown on Sophie Rhys Jones, Countess of Wessex. Who is the Countess of Wessex? Sophie, Countess of Wessex was born Sophie Helen Rhys Jones on January 20, 1965 in Oxford to parents Christopher Bournes Rhys Jones and Mary. Touchingly, Sophie - who has an older brother David - was named after her father's sister Helen who died in a riding accident five years before her birth. She was raised in a four bed 17th-century farmhouse in Brenchley, Kent and began her education at Dulwich Preparatory School, before moving on to Kent College, Pembury. It was while at Kent College where she became friends with Sarah Sienesi, with whom she shared a flat in Fulham and who later became … [Read more...] about Who is the Countess of Wessex, when was Sophie Rhys Jones and Prince Edward’s wedding and who are her children?
PUBLISHED: 13:40 30 April 2018 | UPDATED: 13:40 30 April 2018 Nathalie Raffray Councillor Lesley Jones Archant Willesden Green’s longest serving Labour councillor died this morning. Cllr Lesley Jones MBE had represented her constituents for 20 years. She was made mayor of Brent in March 2015, and chose to spend her year in the chains raising money for Brent Young Carers. Just a few months into her new role, she was recognised with an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to local government. Cllr Jones, who lived in Dollis Hill, had four children, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was a schoolteacher in Nigeria for three years before returning to Britain to continue her academic and political career. Anne-Marie Morris, chief exec of Brent Young Carers, said: “This is a shock. Cllr Jones very much supported the charity beyond her mayorship and recently nominated us for a charity award. “The great work she did raised the … [Read more...] about Lesley Jones MBE dies: Tributes paid to veteran Willesden Green Labour councillor