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Sanchez announces Congressional Endorsements for US Senate Seat

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez

Between a positive fundraising report and the announcement below of Congressional colleagues backing her for the US Senate seat, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez’s US Senate bid has regained its footing and is gaining significant ground on California AG Kamala Harris. Here’s the announcement; the only non-surprise is the endorsement from Loretta’s sister, Congresswoman Linda Sanchez (sister’s…

Loretta Sanchez to launch Senate Bid Thursday

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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…

The Quiet Leadership of Harry Reid

Senator Harry Reid with Andrew Davey

It didn’t take long for me to be pulled into circles of progressive and Democratic activists in Las Vegas. And before long, I had to rethink everything I thought I had known about the most famous living Nevadan. Looking from afar, I didn’t get Senator Harry Reid’s soft voice, his bumbling ways, and his weak…

Kashkari Abandons Poverty as a GOP Issue

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Neel Kashkari, who has been mentioned as a contender in the race for Barbara Boxer’s Senate seat, has made a lot of noise about poverty last year, but has been silent on the issue since Election Day. And now that Kashkari has been mentioned as a possible Republican candidate for US Senate, it’s worth revisiting this…

Senator Boxer to Retire; Who will replace her?

Sen. Barbara Boxer at CADem2010 Convention

US Senator Barbara Boxer has announced that she will retire from the US Senate setting the stage for an interesting 2016 US Senate battle.  The big question is which Democrat will replace her? From the AP story: Boxer’s retirement will set off a free-for-all among California Democrats, who have been ascendant in the state for…