California Democrat Marcy Winograd will speak at a rally in Los Angeles on Saturday to commemorate the eighth anniversary of the start to the war in Iraq.
The anti-war activist and high school teacher, who is running in the 36th district special election, will speak at the afternoon rally at the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street. Winograd announced her plans on Twitter.
Winograd is running for the seat of former Rep. Jane Harman (D), whom she challenged in the primary last year. In the May 17 all-party primary, Winograd is up against Los Angeles City Councilwoman Janice Hahn (D) and California Secretary of State Debra Bowen (D), among others.
If no one wins more than 50 percent of the vote, the top two finishers regardless of party advance to the July 12 general election.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.