Tag Archive for Kamala Harris

The Road to Mimi Walters Seat Goes Through Harvard and UCI Law: Min and Porter Announce for CD-45

  The field of exceptional Democrats to challenge Rep. Mimi Walters in CD-45 just got larger and better.  Two UCI Law Professors who are Harvard Law graduates have announced their running for Congress against Mimi — David Min and Katie Porter are running in what’s becoming a more crowded field. Porter announced Monday and Min…

Correa, Harris sworn in today

Lou Correa

Today, you can call them Congressman Lou Correa and Senator Kamala Harris. Both were sworn in to their federal seats in the House and the Senate making today another historic day for California and Orange County. Harris becomes the first US Senator from California who is Black and Indian, while Correa is the first Latino…

Becerra is new CA AG; Perez Files for His Seat in Congress

Lots of movement today in Sacramento.  Governor Jerry Brown has names Rep. Xaveir Beccera as the state’s first Latino AG to replace senator-elect Kamala Harris.  And former California Assembly speaker John Perez announced for Becerra’s soon to be vacant Congressional seat. From the LA Times, this story on Becerra. Perez took to Facebook to announce…

DPOC Endorsement Tango

At last night’s DPOC meeting, Central Committee member Jeff Letourneau sought some sort of admonishment by the local party against former Party chair Frank Barbaro because Barbaro’s PAC had issued campaign mail on behalf of Anaheim Council member Jordan Brandman using Barbaro’s title as DPOC Chair Emeritus in the tight race for Anaheim City Council…

Sanchez is the overwhelming choice of Latino voters for US Senate

If you were at all curious about the impact of the Latino vote in the presidential and federal downticket races, NALEO’s survey of Latino voters offers this new survey. The poll covers states with a significant Latino population and there’s a state-by-state breakdown.  When we get to the US Senate candidates, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez holds…

BackPage.com CEO arrested for Pimping; former Village Voice owners also charged

The Los Angeles Times has this blockbuster story Friday about the arrest of the CEO of BackPage.com on charges of pimping based on a 3-year investigation by California AG Kamala Harris.  Harris has criticized the website for profiting from the sex trafficking of adults and children. From the story: Carl Ferrer was taken into custody in Houston after arriving…