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Kang scores Key Endorsement from Tom Torlakson for SD-29

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State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today announced his support for Sukhee Kang, Democratic candidate in the open 29th Senate District, located at the confluence of Orange, Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties. Kang has now won endorsements from five statewide officeholders – Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Treasurer John Chiang, Controller Betty Yee and…

Moorlach calls Mexican Envoy “Hot”

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Remember the flap by Republicans when President Obama referenced the attractiveness of California Attorney General Kamala Harris?  We’re hearing peeps from Republicans after State Senator John Moorlach called the new envoy from Mexico, Alejandra Garcia Williams, “hot.” From the Sacramento Bee: The California Senate this week welcomed Sacramento’s newly-appointed Mexican Consul General Alejandra Garcia Williams with praise for…

Sanchez protests White House Meeting with Vietnamese Leader

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From the office of Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, this press release: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Vietnam, today released a statement criticizing the White House for hosting General Secretary of the Vietnamese Communist Party, Nguyen Phu Trong, who does not hold an official government position, despite Vietnam’s well…