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We’re not making predictions

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If you’re here because you think we have a crystal ball about how the elections — especially the close ones — will turn out, we leave that to those counting the votes.  Go to for the latest updates. As an Orange County Democrat, there is a lot to be thankful about.  And a lot…

Sanchez concedes Senate race

Congresswomen Loretta and Linda Sanchez

Statement by Rep. Loretta Sanchez on the California U.S. Senate Election Results   Said Rep. Sanchez: “Today, I called Ms. Kamala Harris to congratulate her on her win to the U.S. Senate. “As she prepares to head to Washington to represent the people of California, I offer my support. “The campaign was hard-fought and now…

2016 Latino and Asian American Election Eve Poll Findings: Immigration Top Issue for Latinos; Economy & Jobs Top Issue for Asian Americans

Trump Latino Outreach-Anaheim

Washington, DC – Below are select results on key issues and voting process questions released as part of the first installment of the Latino Decisions and Asian American Decisions election eve national and state polls. More details will be released as part of a 4 PM ET/1 PM PT press call this afternoon and full state…

No Endorsement for President by OC Register Demonstrates Lack of Courage

Hillary Clinton in OC in 2005

The Libertarian leanings of the Orange County Register’s opinion pages could not overcome the awfulness of a Donald Trump endorsement, so instead of making a courageous choice and endorsing Secretary Hillary Clinton, the Register offered no endorsement for president. Read the editorial here. The make up of the rest of the Register opinion columnists take…

Moreno sought no Jail Time for Abusive Brother-in-Law

Dr. Jose F. Moreno, (c) 2014, (Photo: Dan Chmielewski)

Dr. Jose F. Moreno, a candidate for Anaheim City Council, wrote a March 2016 letter to a judge seeking probation instead of jail time for his brother-in-law charged with multiple counts of domestic abuse against Moreno’s sister-in-law Mauri Ramirez.  The details of the abuse over several years are horrific to read. Here’s the copy of…