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OCRegister: Royce, Issa top O.C. in fundraising among Congress members

money

March 11th, 2013, 3:38 pm
Posted by MARTIN WISCKOL

Orange County is known as an ATM for political fundraisers – Mitt Romney came for the dough four times in 2012 – but the sums brought in by the county’s own Congress members are relatively middling.

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WashPost: California primary results: GOP catches a ‘top-two’ break

Congressman Gary Miller

Posted by Aaron Blake at 09:28 AM ET, 06/06/2012

House Republicans got a big break under California’s new primary system Tuesday, after Democrats failed to get a candidate into the general election for Rep. Gary Miller’s (R-Calif.) swing district.

Miller himself still faces a tough race against GOP state Sen. Bob Dutton, but the quirks of the new “top-two” system mean Democrats now have no chance at the district, which had been rated as a toss-up by some handicappers.

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The PE: CONGRESS: Looming defense cuts threaten Inland jobs

Close to 7,000 Inland jobs could hang in the balance as the government “supercommittee” works to avert deep, automatic cuts to the nation’s defense industry and operations.

BEN GOAD
STAFF WRITER
bgoad@pe.com

Published: 31 October 2011 05:17 PM

WASHINGTON — Close to 7,000 Inland jobs could hang in the balance as the House-Senate “supercommittee” works against time to avert deep, automatic cuts to the nation’s defense industry and operations.

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By KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press
Posted: 10/17/2011 03:06:29 PM PDT
Updated: 10/17/2011 03:07:27 PM PDT

WASHINGTON — California lawmakers who employed a treasurer facing federal embezzlement charges reported some steep financial losses to their campaigns, with Democratic Rep. Linda Sanchez taking the hardest hit of $322,000.

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LATimes: Democrats scramble to replace cash

With funds missing or frozen, a campaign treasurer facing charges and an election 14 months away, many go looking for money.

By Richard Simon and Patrick McGreevy, Los Angeles Times
September 25, 2011, 6:29 p.m.

Reporting from Washington and Sacramento— A suspected embezzlement scheme that has ensnared hundreds of campaign accounts of Democrats has sent candidates scrambling for new cash as they prepare for an election season that could reshape California’s political landscape.

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Politico: When campaign funds go missing

A California Democratic treasurer stands accused of the ultimate political betrayal.

By JOHN BRESNAHAN & JONATHAN ALLEN | 9/14/11 11:37 PM EDT

A California Democratic treasurer stands accused of the ultimate political betrayal: stealing from campaign accounts that she was entrusted with overseeing.

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OCRegister: Loretta Sanchez’s funds ‘nearly wiped out’

Loretta Sanchez

September 9th, 2011, 5:39 pm
Posted by BRIAN JOSEPH, Sacramento Correspondent

By Brian Joseph and Tony Saavedra

A week after her campaign treasurer was arrested by the FBI, U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez’s office says the congresswoman’s campaign account “has been nearly wiped out.”

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By JOHN BRESNAHAN & JONATHAN ALLEN | 9/9/11 9:54 PM EDT

The California campaign treasurer at the center of a burgeoning finance scandal is to be released on a $200,000 bond under strict conditions that she not leave the region or involve herself in the affairs of her company or its clients.

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OCRegister: FBI arrests prominent Democratic campaign treasurer

Published: Sept. 3, 2011 Updated: Sept. 4, 2011 9:27 a.m.
By BRIAN JOSEPH / THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

SACRAMENTO – A prominent Democratic campaign treasurer who works for federal, state and O.C. lawmakers including U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein. Rep. Loretta Sanchez and state Assemblymen Lou Correa and Jose Solorio has been arrested by the FBI on suspicion of mail fraud, The Orange County Register has learned.

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The PE: Inland House members united against ‘clean’ debt ceiling increase

By PE Politics
June 1, 2011 12:40 PM

Inland Southern California’s five-member House delegation voted last night against a measure to lift the nation’s national debt ceiling.

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SacBee: Mailers making a stink in CD 47 contest

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October 25, 2010

Something stinks in the 47th Congressional District contest.

Republican candidate Van Tran has sent voters a scratch-and-sniff mail piece taking aim at Democratic Rep. Loretta Sanchez.

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OCRegister: Clinton rallies Democrats in O.C.

Published: Oct. 15, 2010
Updated: 10:16 p.m.

By DOUG IRVING and JESSICA TERRELL
THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

SANTA ANA – Former President Bill Clinton told a cheering, whistling crowd of Democratic faithful Friday not to let disappointment in the dragging pace of economic recovery cloud their votes in next month’s pivotal elections.

Clinton was in Santa Ana to rally voters for Rep. Loretta Sanchez, one of dozens of Democrats nationwide whose seats are considered in play in part because of widespread apathy among party voters. Sanchez finds herself locked in a tight race with Republican Assemblyman Van Tran, even though registered Democrats far outnumber Republicans in her central Orange County district.

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LATimes: Republicans hopeful of reclaiming O.C. House seat

Loretta Sanchez has kept the seat by wide margins since 1996, but polls and political handicappers see a possible upset by GOP Assemblyman Van Tran. Democrats are confident in Sanchez’s campaign.

By Jean Merl, Los Angeles Times

October 3, 2010

Ever since her headline-grabbing upset of conservative Republican icon Rep. Robert K. Dornan back in 1996, Rep. Loretta Sanchez has won reelection in her working-class district by wide margins. Now, however, Republicans believe they stand a fighting chance of unseating Orange County’s only Democratic member of the House.

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Politico: Calif. House race has ethnic tinge

Loretta Sanchez told Univision that “the Vietnamese” are trying to steal her seat. | AP Photo Close

By JAMES HOHMANN | 9/25/10 8:58 PM EDT

GARDEN GROVE, Calif.—Rep. Loretta Sanchez wanted to fire up her Latino base when she told Univision, in Spanish, that “the Vietnamese” are trying to steal her seat.

Instead, the vulnerable Democrat created a backlash that could undercut gains she’s made during a 14-year courtship of Little Saigon and gave her Vietnamese opponent, Republican Van Tran, a much-needed opening to galvanize an ethnic base that’s splintered away from his party in recent years.

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OCRegister: Sanchez apologizes for offense over words

Sanchez

Published: Sept. 24, 2010
Updated: Sept. 25, 2010 10:18 a.m.

By DOUG IRVING
THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

SANTA ANA – Democratic Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez said Friday that her now-famous remark about “Vietnamese” trying to take her seat had been misinterpreted but apologized if it caused any offense.

She did not, however, apologize for calling her Republican challenger Van Tran – himself an immigrant from Vietnam – anti-immigrant. Instead, she accused him of using her words to “take a cheap political shot.”

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SBSun: Congresswoman cancels commencement speech

Rep. Loretta Sanchez

Debbie Pfeiffer Trunnell, Staff Writer
Posted: 05/10/2010 05:46:18 PM PDT

Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Garden Grove will not deliver the commencement address at UC Riverside’s June 12 graduation in a show of support for struggling workers in the UC system.

Her decision came in the aftermath of a graduation speakers boycott called by service and patient care workers at the University of California.

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