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Obama/Biden Back Harris for Senate

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The Los Angeles Times is reporting that President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have endorsed California AG Kamala Harris for US Senate. From the story: Harris’ ties to Obama and his administration stretch back more than a decade, even before he burst onto the national political scene. While she was still the San Francisco…

U.S. Senate Candidate Loretta Sanchez Announces Higher Education Agenda

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Los Angeles – Today, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, candidate to replace retiring U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, met with college students and graduates to discuss her higher education priorities that she will pursue in the United States Senate. The plan, titled ‘College Education for All,’ includes 5 major priorities, including affordable $5/unit courses, 4-year degree programs in Community…

REP. LORETTA SANCHEZ STATEMENT AFTER SENATE FAILS TO ADVANCE COMMONSENSE LEGISLATION ON GUN VIOLENCE

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    Hot off the press from the Loretta Sanchez for Senate campaign, a strong statement from someone who has a clue on how to vote on gun violence.  Has anyone seen a similar statement from AG Kamala Harris about this that didn’t include a fundraising pitch? Here’s the press release: WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez…

Big Night for Democrats in OC

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For the fist time, Democrats beat Republicans in voter turnout for a primary election in Orange County and there were several surprises with last night’s primary results.  Here’s a quick snapshot below: Polls tightened in California between Secretary Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders leading up to Tuesday night’s election.  With the Associated Press calling…

OCEA Backs Loretta Sanchez for Senate

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  Orange, CA – Today, the Loretta Sanchez for U.S. Senate campaign announced the endorsement of the Orange County Employees Association (OCEA) for Loretta Sanchez’s bid to replace retiring Senator Barbara Boxer in the United States Senate, citing her strong and consistent voice for working men and women, and pro-labor voting record. Orange County Employees…

Congressman Luis Gutierrez Endorses Loretta Sanchez for U.S. Senate

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    Orange, CA – Today, the Loretta Sanchez for U.S. Senate campaign announced the endorsement of Congressman Luis Gutierrez (IL-04) for Loretta Sanchez’s bid to replace retiring Senator Barbara Boxer in the United States Senate, citing her legislative experience, political acumen, and institutional knowledge. Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez represents the Fourth Congressional District in…

11 So Cal Daily Newspapers — Including the Register — Endorse Sanchez for US Senate

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

This is the highest profile endorsement of a Democratic candidate by the Orange County Register in recent memory.  The local paper, an 11 other dailies in Southern California, are backing Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez for US Senate. Here’s the press release from the Sanchez for Senate campaign followed by the Register editorial: The Eleven Southern California…