*** No candidate for U.S. Senate has been endorsed by the CDP ***
I know many of you are spending this holiday celebrating the birth of our nation with your family and friends. As we reflect on our uniquely American story, I wanted to send a note of thanks, and a note of hope.
First, I want to thank you for joining me on this incredible journey. I am grateful that you’ve given my campaign your time, your attention, your money, and your support. It means the world to me.
Second, I want to remind folks that despite the bleak times caused by our president, progress is still possible in this great country of ours. It may take toil and sweat (and maybe even some swearing!) — but whatever it takes, the promise of America is that through hard work, we can achieve great things together.
Just yesterday in the California Senate, we crossed a major hurdle: after a yearlong fight, we’re the closest we’ve ever been to securing a 100% clean energy future for our state.
Last week, in cities across the nation, we joined hearts and linked arms to defend the defenseless. We joined a storied tradition of ordinary people, united against fascism, racism, and fear-mongers, fighting to return a sense of moral clarity to our nation’s highest office.
Our progress is proof that when we come together, united by the ideals and platform of this party, we can achieve the impossible. After all, in what other nation could the son of an immigrant mother rise from a Barrio Logan basement to the highest legislative office in Sacramento?
There will be battles ahead. There will be tough times. Maybe even some tears. But let’s take the day to be with our families and loved ones. Let’s take some time to remind ourselves what makes all the tears, toil and sweat worthwhile.
Kevin de León