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Gaido Scores SEIU Endorsement for Irvine Mayor

Agran Gaido Fox reception December 2014

Democratic candidate for mayor of Irvine, Mary Ann Gaido, has secured the endorsement of three branches of the Service Employees International Unions.  Here’s her note to supporters below: We are proud to announce that I have been endorsed for Mayor of Irvine by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) — United Service Workers West and the…

Loretta Backs Lou for Congress in CD-46

Loretta Sanchez and Lou Correa at OCYD Clinton Awards

SANTA ANA, CA — Following an outpouring of support from various labor groups and local leaders, today, former State Senator Lou Correa received the official endorsement of incumbent Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez in his bid to represent California’s 46th Congressional District. In announcing her endorsement of Lou Correa for Congress, incumbent Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez released the following statement:…

Hillary’s Post Convention Bump Raises Her Prospects

Hillary Clinton in OC in 2005

I try not to pay attention to the presidential polls in the days following each party’s convention because the respective candidates get a bounce of sorts that elevates their status in the polls. After the GOP convention, Republican nominee Donald Trump had effectively tied the score and even Nate Silver’ site had Trump and Hillary…

Bao’s Voting Record Raises Questions

Bao Nguyen, Garden Grove Mayor

Garden Grove Mayor and CD-46 candidate Bao Nguyen will be asking voters to cast a ballot his way for Congress in CD-46 this November.  But Nguyen’s own voting record in elections over the years has raised questions, including a disclosure that Nguyen was a registered Republican in Colorado in 2004. TheLiberalOC contacted Nguyen’s press people last…

Orange County Business Council Endorses Loretta Sanchez For U.S. Senate

Loretta Sanchez with local technology business leaders (c) 2010 TheLiberalOC

  Orange, CA– Today, the Orange County Business Council (OCBC) endorsed Loretta Sanchez for the United States Senate to replace retiring Senator Barbara Boxer, citing Sanchez’s commitment to securing California’s water supply through infrastructure projects that create jobs and strengthens the economy. “In her 20 years in Congress, Rep. Loretta Sanchez has consistently been the…

Muslim Women Respond to Trump with #CanYouHearUsNow campaign

Donald Trump

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 8/1/16) – American Muslim women from across the country today will demand that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump take notice as they participate in a social media campaign, #CanYouHearUsNow, designed to challenge his disparaging comments about Ghazala Khan,  the mother of a Muslim who died while serving in the U.S. Army in Iraq, for…