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Sanchez announces Congressional Endorsements for US Senate Seat

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez

Between a positive fundraising report and the announcement below of Congressional colleagues backing her for the US Senate seat, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez’s US Senate bid has regained its footing and is gaining significant ground on California AG Kamala Harris. Here’s the announcement; the only non-surprise is the endorsement from Loretta’s sister, Congresswoman Linda Sanchez (sister’s…

Moorlach calls Mexican Envoy “Hot”

OC Supervisor John Moorlach - Photo: Chris Prevatt

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…

OC’s State Elected Republicans Against Transparency of an Audit of the Great Park Non-Audit

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OC’s elected Republicans are very good at two things — calling for transparency and then protecting other Republicans from anything that reveals true transparency. The Voice of OC offers this post featuring a letter from all of Orange County’s Republican State Senators and State Assembly elected urging Assemblyman Mike Gibson, who chairs the Joint Legislative…

Sanchez named to Congressional Quarterly List of DC Influentials

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From the Loretta Sanchez for Senate campaign: Congressional Quarterly has named Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez as one of “The 25 Most Influential Women In Congress.” In naming her to their top 25 list, Congressional Quarterly cited Congresswoman Sanchez’s work as the second highest ranking member of the House Armed Services Committee and on issues like immigration. CQ praises Sanchez…

A Stronger Democratic Party Emerges from the State Convention

Sharon Quirk-Silva

Any gathering of the Democratic Party always resembles a family reunion.  There’s a lot of joy at seeing your friends and there’s always some little incident that takes place that distracts from the bigger picture, but thanks to our photographer Lou Delgado, you can enjoy these pictures of this weekend’s festivities. The photos accompanying the…

Loretta Sanchez to launch Senate Bid Thursday

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Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez will formally announce her bid for US Senate tomorrow according to the Hill. Sanchez will announce her candidacy at the Santa Ana Train Station a day before the California Democratic Party Convention gets underway in Anaheim this weekend. From the story: Sanchez will announce her bid during a press conference at the…

Irvine Council Majority to spend more Taxpayer dollars on Political Witch hunt

Irvine City Council (l-r) Beth Krom, Jeffrey Lalloway, Steven Choi (Mayor), Christina Shea, Larry Agran

Tuesday afternoon (a 3:30 pm start), the Republican Irvine city council majority will convene to approve what’s expected to be hundreds of thousands of dollars for Aleshire and Wynder, the investigators of the Great Park don’t-call-it-a-forensic-audit to pursue tolling agreements from Great Park contractors targeted in their investigation. The city council will approve a budget…