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Eric Bauman announced for CDP Chair

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This isn’t a surprise to Democratic Party insiders but California Vice Chair and LA County Chair Eric Bauman has officially announced he’s running for Chair of the California Democratic Party on a platform of unity.  We sure could use some of that in Orange County. Here’s his letter: Dear Friends,  Watching these Republican debates gets…

Sharon Quirk Silva Withdraws Her Endorsement of Jordan Brandman for Congress

Fullerton Mayor Sharon Quirk-Sliva speaks at press conference calling for Attorney General investigation of Carlos Bustamante sexual abuse scandal. (Photo:

TheLiberalOC has confirmed that Sharon Quirk Silva, a candidate for AD-65, has withdrawn her endorsement of Jordan Brandman for CD-46.  Quirk-Silva and her campaign confirmed this via text message last night and the campaign has promised us a more detailed statement today. While Quirk-Silva’s reasons for the withdrawn endorsement are her own, it’s believed that she…

New Letters from Latino Groups on Anaheim Districting


TheLiberalOC has the latest letters sent to the Anaheim City Council on districting from MALDEF and LULAC.  The first letter is from LULAC; it’s a final version updated from a draft copy we received last night: Tom Tait, Mayor City of Anaheim City Hall 200 S Anaheim Boulevard Anaheim, CA 92805 Dear Mayor Tait and…

Sanchez Explains her Statements on Larry King about Muslims

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez speaks to reporter at 2010 Election Night Rally

The following statement has been released by the Loretta Sanchez for Senate campaign in regards to remarks she made about Muslims on the Larry King show last week. Statement by Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez: “As a member of Congress, I have maintained a strong friendship and partnership with the Muslim community for almost two decades. I…