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Bao Backs Bernie for President

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT)

Hot off the press: Garden Grove, CA – On the day of New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation Presidential Primary Election, Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen has officially announced his endorsement of Bernie Sanders.   Nguyen, who is running an insurgent campaign for Congress against two better known and more centrist Democrats, released the following statement:  “It’s going to…

OC ADAs Endorse Correa for Congress in CD-46

Loretta Sanchez and Lou Correa at OCYD Clinton Awards

Former State Senator Lou Correa snags the endorsement of the Assistant District Attorneys Civic Action Committee in the race for CD-46.  Here’s the press release:   SANTA ANA, CA— Continuing to lock up important public safety support as he campaigns to represent California’s 46th Congressional District seat, today former State Senator Lou Correa won a…

FPPC Confirms an Investigation of Irvine Council Member Christina Shea

Christina Shea

The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has informed TheLiberalOC is investigating Irvine Council member Christina Shea. A February 5, 2016 letter to us states: “…The Enforcement Division of the Fair Political Practices Commission will investigate the allegation(s), under the jurisdiction of the Commission, of the sworn compliant you submitted in the above-referenced matter.  You will…

US Census Data and Anaheim Demographer’s Analysis Reveal City Has No Latino Majority District in People’s Map

No Latino Majority District in the People's Map

An analysis of census data in Anaheim concludes that none of the districts drawn by “The People’s Map” have a CVAP Latino majority. Anaheim Councilmember Jordan Brandman was vilified for suggesting there were problems with The People’s Map and was steamrolled by a huge public outcry in which the Anaheim City Council adopted the map…

International Longshore and Warehouse Union Locals Endorse Loretta Sanchez for U.S Senate

Rep. Loretta Sanchez, (c) 2010, TheLiberalOC.com

Hot off the press from the Loretta Sanchez for US Senate campaign:  February 5, 2016 – Support from organized labor groups continues to grow for Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez’s bid to replace Senator Barbara Boxer in the United States Senate, with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Locals 13 and 94 both announcing their endorsements of…