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Kang announces more endorsements for SD-29 race

Three former Democratic leaders of the state Senate today endorsed Sukhee Kang in the open 29th Senate District, comprising parts of Orange, Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties. Kang previously won the support of Sen. Kevin de León, the current president pro tempore and Democratic leader of the Senate. Former Senate presidents pro tempore Darrell…

Context behind the Sanchez Comment from Saturday

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez prides herself on being unscripted and, sometimes, that can backfire.  She’s being vilified by telling a story and then using a “war whoop” in making a point.  In that gesture, she may have offended Native Americans.  Sanchez has publicly apologized for the comment. While the public has seen the video and learned of…

A Stronger Democratic Party Emerges from the State Convention

Any gathering of the Democratic Party always resembles a family reunion.  There’s a lot of joy at seeing your friends and there’s always some little incident that takes place that distracts from the bigger picture, but thanks to our photographer Lou Delgado, you can enjoy these pictures of this weekend’s festivities. The photos accompanying the…

And just like that, Lou Correa announces for Congress

Former state senator Lou Correa, fresh off an announcement he has joined the staff at CSU Fullerton, took minutes after Congresswoman Sanchez’s announcement to launch his bid for her long coveted seat for Congress. From Correa’s website: Lou Correa Announces his candidacy for U.S. Congress, 46th C.D. Today, Lou Correa, State Senator (Ret), announced his…

Harris announces OC Endorsements for Senate

California AG and US Senate candidate Kamala Harris has announced a handful of Orange County Democratic endorsements leading up to Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez’s anticipated announcement and this weekend’s Democratic Party convention. Laguna Beach Councilwoman Toni Iseman, Huntington Beach Mayor Jill Hardy; Fullerton Councilwoman Jan Flory; La Palma Councilman Steve Shanahan; Laguna Woods Mayor Cynthia Conners; Buena…