was a 2012 Democratic
candidate seeking election to the U.S. House
representing the 2nd Congressional District
In February 2012, the grassroots organization Democracy for America, founded by Howard Dean, named Solomon one of the top 10 progressive candidates in the 2012 U.S. House races.
Solomon is an educator on media, politics, foreign policy and public affairs. He is the co-founder of the media watchdog group Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR).
- See also: California's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012
Solomon ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing California's 2nd District. He was defeated in the June 5, 2012, open primary.