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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…

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

State Senator Lou Correra in the VIP suite with his LiberalOC sticker (c)2009, TheLiberalOC.com

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…

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…

Patriot Act Section 215 Deadline Looms: are We Safer Online?

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June 1 brings a looming deadline; section 215 of the Patriot Act, which is the National Security Agency’s sweeping surveillance program of online communications, is up for renewal.  The Patriot Act, crafted hastily in the wake of 9/11, has been renewed every time it’s come up.  There’s a new bill, the USA Freedom Act, designed to…

if Loretta Runs for Senate, who runs for Congress…

Rep. Loretta Sanchez and Dot Deleon (2011)

If Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez does throw her hat into the ring for US Senate, just who will try to replace her in Congress? Former State Senator Lou Correa has long coveted the spot and does have a campaign apparatus in place from his recently failed attempt to win his old Board of Supervisors’ seat.  He…