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Van Tran Answers a Question

A number of political candidates and members of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce gathered at Bistango’s in Irvine for a meet and greet.  I grabbed a brochure and looked up to discover State Rep. Van Tran all of two feet away from me.  So of course, I had some questions for him.  And I’m saving…

VADPAC launches YouTube ad against Van Tran

The Vietnamese American Democratic PAC of Orange County just launched two new ads against State Rep. Van Tran in his race against Rep.  Loretta Sanchez. The ads are very hardhitting andin Vietnamese.  So click on the ad and read along: “In his six years in the state legislature, Van Tran has:  VOTED against the pregant…

Around South County: Bill Clinton, Sanchez, Krom, Fox, and more…

As I continue to travel around South County on my listening tour, I have been hungry for news on the election front. As it stands today, unless one looked at the actual signs, you wonder if an election actually existed. There is news, though: Giuliani is coming to OC to campaign for Van Tran and Carly Fiorina. But, there is also a bigger start coming to town too: Bill Clinton!!!

Van Tran’s elusive Vietnamese support prompts ‘Peace’ with Supervisor Janet Nguyen

On Saturday we saw a curious dance between Assemblyman Van Tran and First District Orange County Supervisor Janet Nguyen orchestrated by Orange County GOP leader Scott Baugh. In what appeared to be a hastily called press conference by Tran, Nguyen announced that she was supporting the endorsement by GOP leaders of Assemblyman Van Tran for the Congressional seat currently held by Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez. Even the press statement fired off after the photo-op, failed to include a single quote from Supervisor Nguyen.