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Kang announces more endorsements for SD-29 race

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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

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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…

And just like that, Lou Correa announces for Congress

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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…