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Onofre Scores Big Endorsements for AD-74

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Karina Onofre, an Irvine resident for the past few years and a Democrat for most of her political life, has secured some heavy hitters to endorse her race against the awful Matt Harper in AD-74. Those backing Onofre for Assembly include: *Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez *Senator Lou Correa *Rancho Santiago Community College Trustee, John Hanna *CA…

Financial Disclosures for CD-46 Come In; Some Surprises

Sen. Lou Correa at Capitol Press Conference (File Photo)

  Just like the DPOC pre-convention endorsement meeting on Saturday, fundraising for candidates in CD-46 narrowly went for former State Senator Lou Correa over former State Senator Joe Dunn, with Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen bringing up the rear.  Quarter over quarter results show Correa gaining strength over Dunn while Nguyen’s fundraising was about half…

Mud Starts to Fly in CD-46

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Now that February has begun and the DPOC pre-convention caucus meeting is over, the first official mudball in the race to replace Loretta Sanchez in Congress has been thrown.  But first the caucus results:  Lou Correa edged Joe Dunn 17-15 with 9 no endorsement votes and not a single endorsement cast for Bao Nguyen, who was…

Lynn Schott Files for CD-46

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Irvine Mayor Pro Tem Lynn Schott has formally filed to run for Congress in CD-46.  The move was not altogether unexpected as she opened a committee months ago and has been accepting donations.  Her paperwork was field last week. When Schott’s name was first bandied about as a candidate, some Irvine Republicans told TheLiberalOC a…

Correa to Offer Bill Reversing Dishonorable Discharge of Gay Veterans if Elected to Congress

California State Senator Lou Correa (right) receiving Charles Dick Medal of Merit award from General William H. Wade, Adjutant General of the California National Guard (left)

Hot off the press from former State Senator Lou Correa, a candidate for Congress in CD-46.  Correa tells TheLiberalOC that this bill would be among the first he offers should he be fortunate enough to be elected to Congress.  With this move, Correa has outflanked his remaining progressive opponents with a pro-LGBTQ/pro-Veteran position just as…

Hutchens Backs Correa for Congress in CD-46

State Senator Lou Correa addressing National Victims Rights during a march to the State Capitol

We received this press release rom the Lou Correa for Congress campaign, but what’s notable in this endorsement is its the first from a major Republican in race — OC Sheriff Sandra Hutchens. Catapulting his campaign forward with renewed momentum, today former State Senator Lou Correa garnered a milestone endorsement from Orange County’s widely respected…