Ann Ravel is the new chairwoman of the Federal Election Commission, and former chairwoman of the California Fair Political Practices Commission.
Ann Ravel is the new chairwoman of the Federal Election Commission, and former chairwoman of the California Fair Political Practices Commission. Renée C. Byer rbyer@sacbee.com
Ann Ravel is the new chairwoman of the Federal Election Commission, and former chairwoman of the California Fair Political Practices Commission. Renée C. Byer rbyer@sacbee.com
Dan Morain

Dan Morain

Editorial page editor, political affairs columnist and editorial writer

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December 20, 2014 04:00 PM

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Dan Morain has been a columnist for The Sacramento Bee since 2010, focusing on state government and politics. He previously worked for The Los Angeles Times, covering the California Supreme Court when Rose Bird was chief justice, the Legislature when Willie Brown was speaker and the governor's office during Gray Davis' tenure. Dan Morain can be reached at dmorain@sacbee.com or 916-321-1907. Twitter: @DanielMorain.