Tag Archive for Loretta Sanchez

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

Loretta_Sanchez_official_photo

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?

Loretta Sanchez

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…

Lake Forest Council Member charged with Illegally Removing Campaign Signs

Adam Nick

The Orange County DA’s office has formally charged Lake Forest Council Member and former Congressional candidate Adam Nick with illegally removing campaign signs that belonged to another council member in last November’s election.  Nick was the Republican’s sacrificial lamb against Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez. Here’s the release from the DA’s office: LAKE FOREST COUNCILMAN CHARGED WITH…

Does Do’s win over Correa Mean Santa Ana Lacks Clout?

Sen. Lou Correa (Photo: Lou Delgado)

Andrew Do has been sworn in to Janet Nguyen’s old seat as First District Supervisor on the heels of a 43 vote margin of victory over former State Senator Lou Correa.  It’s a win for Little Saigon, Orange County’s Asian Community which has a majority on the County BoS, and State Senator Janet Nguyen who…