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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…

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…

Bao Nguyen uses Correa’s CD-46 Poll to Bolster His Own Progressive Credentials

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Remember that poll in the CD-46 race issued by Lou Correa’s campaign?  The one that showed the former State Senator well ahead of all other challengers for Loretta Sanchez’s congressional seat (including the 2014 losing Republican candidate)?  And remember how our friends at the OrangeJuice blog offered a long, hard and largely unreadable explanation of…