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OC ADAs Endorse Correa for Congress in CD-46

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Former State Senator Lou Correa snags the endorsement of the Assistant District Attorneys Civic Action Committee in the race for CD-46.  Here’s the press release:   SANTA ANA, CA— Continuing to lock up important public safety support as he campaigns to represent California’s 46th Congressional District seat, today former State Senator Lou Correa won a…

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…

Correa Calls for Greater Transit Access in Santa Ana

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The Voice of OC reported on the OCTA possibly cutting two routes from mass transit service in Santa Ana citing declining ridership.  It’s drawn fire from the community which relies on public transportation in OC the most. Former State Senator Lou Correa is calling on the OCTA and the Santa Ana City council to keep…