Loretta Sanchez

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    May 27, 2014

    Loretta Sanchez to Obama: "No More Deportations"

    Anaheim played host to an immigration town hall last Friday night hosted by a number of reform advocacy groups. It was there that Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez did the previously unspeakable by uttering sweet Aztlanista words into the mic. Before a packed crowd at the Betsy Ross Elementary School au ... More >>

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    April 9, 2014

    DREAMer Confronts Loretta Sanchez on Deportations, Loretta Walks Away (VIDEO)

    Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez has probably had her fill of DREAMer activism for the week--and it shows! On Monday, a trio of OC DREAM Team activists staged a sit-in protest at her D.C. office until they were arrested by U.S. Capitol police. After that bad look, a Dream Action Coalition member squa ... More >>

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    April 8, 2014

    OC DREAMers to Loretta Sanchez: Tell Obama "Not One More Deportation!" UPDATE

    See the latest updates at the bottom of the post ORIGINAL POST, APRIL 7, 6:03 A.M.: Saturday marked a national day of action against President Barack Obama's raging deportation mill, with rallies under the banners of "Not 1 More" and "2 Million 2 Many." The Orange County DREAM Team's (OCDT) actions ... More >>

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    July 10, 2013

    Loretta Sanchez Calls On Republicans To End "Silly Season" Politics Over Immigration Reform

    After a House Hispanic Caucus meeting at the White House with President Barack Obama, Orange County Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez today blasted her Republican colleagues for blocking immigration reform. "The silly season is over," Sanchez said in a press statement after the meeting. The president ... More >>

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    June 5, 2013

    Loretta Sanchez Pushes For U.S. Military To Hold Sexually Criminal Soldiers Accountable

    During a House Armed Services Committee meeting this afternoon on 2014 Defense Department programs, Orange County Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez fought for tougher rules against members of the military who commit sexual harassment or sex crimes. Sanchez, who over the years has risen swiftly in congre ... More >>

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    December 13, 2012

    Rep. Loretta Sanchez, A Future Secretary of Defense?

    What do Robert McNamara, Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Robert Gates and Leon Panetta have in common with Orange County Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez?Almost nothing, but just wait.It's highly unlikely that President Barack Obama would ever name Sanchez to be a Secretary of Defense in his administrati ... More >>

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    October 26, 2012

    Loretta Sanchez Celebrates $485,000 Federal Grant For OC Crime Lab

    Think what you might about Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez's politics, but there is no denying that the Anaheim Democrat continually helps steer important federal grants to Orange County's local government entities, especially law enforcement agencies.Yesterday, with our Liz Monroy watching, Sanchez v ... More >>

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    September 5, 2012

    Did Julian Castro's DNC Convention Speech Signal The Decline of OC's Loretta Sanchez?

    Just four years ago, Loretta Sanchez--the veteran, Democrat congresswoman from Anaheim--repeatedly won significant national network TV attention on the arm of Hilary Clinton in the Democratic Party presidential primaries. Part of that focus happened when Sanchez continued to stridently advocate for ... More >>

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    February 2, 2012

    [UPDATED] Loretta Sanchez Calls Republican Attack on Planned Parenthood "A Shame"

    ​[UPDATE at 5 p.m.: After her morning TV appearance, Congresswoman Sanchez appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews in the afternoon and reiterated her stance that "it's really sad" that Komen for the Cure has decided for political reasons to attack "a very important" medical resource for countles ... More >>

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    December 29, 2011

    ProPublica Blew Orange County Redistricting Story Targeting Loretta Sanchez

    ​Earlier this month, ProPublica--a respected, investigatory news agency based in New York City--issued a report that blasted Democrats for an unethical campaign to corrupt the California Citizens Redistricting Commission that was charged with designing new boundaries for federal and state election ... More >>

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    November 10, 2011

    Gov. Jerry Brown Funded By OC Unions For 2014; Loretta Sanchez Nabs Dentist Support

    Pay to play​Gov. Jerry Brown's trip to Orange County last month for a speech to Democrats nabbed $30,000 mostly from local organized labor unions, according to a report this week in the Sacramento Bee.Among those contributing were the Orange County Employees Association, which organized "a small, ... More >>

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    November 4, 2011

    [UPDATED: Picture Removed, But...] Loretta Sanchez Dresses as Sexy Angel for Halloween, Shows Off Not-Bad Rack

    Sanchez: Show that cha-cha!​UPDATE: Sorry, folks, but you're going to have to wait until the 2012 election season to see a picture of Loretta wearing a Halloween costume of what was essentially her version of an angel: wearing a see-through nightgown. As you'll notice below, someone left a comment ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez to Tie the Knot in Private Ceremony Tomorrow

    ​Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez is getting' hitched in Santa Ana on Saturday.​Who's the lucky dude? Attorney, lobbyist and retired Army Col. Jack Einwechter.The OC Register's political reporter Martin Wisckol reports that the press was not invited. (Way to crush the dreams of every newspaperman i ... More >>

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    May 16, 2011

    Rep. Loretta Sanchez Introduces Bill to Legitimize U.S. Military Women in Combat

    ​Representative Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) today introduced what her office is hailing as "groundbreaking" legislation: the Women's Fair and Equal Right to Military Service Act, which would allow qualified female soldiers in the U.S. military to fight in combat.The ranking female member on ... More >>

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    May 2, 2011

    Loretta Sanchez Lauds Military, Intelligence Community and Obama for Getting Osama Bin Laden

    ​Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, congratulates the armed forces, the intelligence community and President Barack Obama in a statement issued about the Commander-in-Chief's announcement that Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. m ... More >>

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    April 13, 2011

    Loretta Sanchez Defends Obama Attack on GOP Budget Plan

    Obama finally gets Sanchez backing​Appearing this afternoon on MSNBC, Orange County Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez defended President Barack Obama's morning speech declaring that he will not allow Republicans to continue to force the poor and middle class to pay for massive tax cuts for the rich.In ... More >>

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    March 30, 2011

    Loretta Sanchez Asked to Speak About DREAM Act at Pomona College, Talks About Herself Instead

    ​Here at your favorite infernal rag, we have long criticized Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez for not having the, um, ovaries to support the DREAM Act, waiting until the tragic death of a DREAMer to co-sponsor the bill in Congress. Of course, we always hear it from Loretta apologists aghast that we c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2011

    Sanchez Drops Rapid Response to Jobless Rate Fall

    ​It was almost too close to call: the amount of time between the breaking news that the nation's unemployment rate plummeted to 9 percent and Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez's e-mail blast trumpeting the lowest jobless report since April 2009.You can't really blame the Garden Grove-based Democrat: S ... More >>

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    December 21, 2010

    Loretta Sanchez Seeks Faster IRS Review of Orange County Pension Plan Changes

    ​Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) is calling on Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to expedite Internal Revenue Service review of Orange County's proposed changes to its employee pension program--not because she believes the IRS will expose flaws but because she's kinda sorta for it and kin ... More >>

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    December 13, 2010

    Loretta Sanchez Makes PR Blunder List in Sex Escort Case

    ​As Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez's Republican general election opponent, Van Tran repeatedly portrayed the veteran Anaheim Democrat as an odorous floozy.And sure enough: Fineman PR, a San Francisco-based public relations firm, has included Sanchez in its 16th annual Top 10 PR Blunders List.The bl ... More >>

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    November 3, 2010

    Election 2010: Moxley Watches The OC Republicans

    Jonathan Ho / OC WeeklyTran: Not time to concede. ​1:00 a.m.: Van Tran Remains HopefulInside the converted Garden Grove Blockbuster store, Van Tran continues to hold onto his dream of defeating Loretta Sanchez. Tran is trailing by more than 5,000 votes--and the gap seems to be getting larger. But ... More >>

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    October 15, 2010

    Bill Clinton: OC Needs Loretta Sanchez in Congress

    Photo by R. Scott MoxleyBill Clinton visited OC today​Accompanied by a decent-sized Secret Service detail, Bill Clinton came to Orange County this afternoon to offer advice.The 42nd president of the United States told several hundred people (and at least 60 reporters) gathered under a cloudy sky a ... More >>

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    October 9, 2010

    Dana Rohrabacher, Gulp, Sings at Van Tran Rally

    ​It was billed as a Tea Party rally but today's event in a Garden Grove public park was actually nothing more than a Republican Party pep rally for Van Tran, the Republican hoping to unseat Democratic Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez on Nov. 2.Don't believe it? Well, explain why Scott Baugh, the chai ... More >>

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    October 8, 2010

    Van Tran Has Had Enough!

    Tran: More than hinting that Sanchez is a bimbo​After taking a pounding yesterday from Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez's mail attack, Van Tran fired back today in area mailboxes.The theme for Tran's newest campaign ad is "Enough is Enough."Tran, a Little Saigon Republican state assemblyman, says in ... More >>

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    October 5, 2010

    Loretta Sanchez Says "Yes" to Debate With Van Tran

    ​Loretta Sanchez's campaign announced this morning that the Democratic congresswoman has agreed to debate her Republican challenger Van Tran on KOCE.The announcement contained no date because Sanchez is waiting to see if Tran accepts, according to Caroline Hogan, a campaign spokeswoman.

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    October 4, 2010

    Five Things the National Media Should Note About Loretta Sanchez in their Parachute Profiles of the Sanchez-Tran Congressional Race

    ​The national media is starting to send its reporters to our sordid little burb, specifically the 47th Congressional District, where incumbent Loretta Sanchez is facing her first true challenger ever in State Assemblymember Van Tran. Politico did an okay job; the Los Angeles Times published a retr ... More >>

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    October 4, 2010

    Five Things the National Media Should Note About Van Tran in their Parachute Profiles of the Sanchez-Tran Congressional Race

    ​The national media is starting to send its reporters to our sordid little burb, specifically the 47th Congressional District, where incumbent Loretta Sanchez is facing her first true challenger ever in State Assemblymember Van Tran. Politico did an okay job; the Los Angeles Times published a r ... More >>

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    October 3, 2010

    Sunday News Notes

    ​Highlights include:The Latest Grocery Store Scam KCBS Channel 2 in LA is promoting its Monday investigative look into an area grocery store that pretends to honor product coupons but actually credits the shopper $0.00. No word on the identity of the alleged offender. The report is scheduled to ... More >>

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    October 1, 2010

    More Evidence Van Tran Has Loretta Sanchez Sweating

    An OC-bound Clinton​Bringing out feisty liberal Congressman Barney Frank (D-MA) several weeks ago was just the warm up act of Rep. Loretta Sanchez's efforts to excite her Democratic voter base in central Orange County where Republican challenger Van Tran is hoping to pull an upset. Sanchez is brin ... More >>

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    September 22, 2010

    Loretta Sanchez Hits Hardball, Slams CA Insurance Companies

    Tough luck, kid.​Despite President Barack Obama's heathcare reform laws, California insurance companies are balking about offering policies to children with pre-existing conditions.That obstinance today drove Orange County Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez to Hardball on MSNBC where she said Democrats ... More >>

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    September 17, 2010

    OC's Rich GOPers Nail Loretta Sanchez in Mailer

    "We gotta do something about this flirty broad."​Orange County's wealthy, old Republican businessmen at The Lincoln Club have stopped calculating the hourly, tax-free income on their corporate dividends long enough to send voters a slick, four-sided campaign mailer portraying Congresswoman Loretta ... More >>

  • News

    September 2, 2010

    Barney Frank Rallies Dems for Loretta Sanchez

    [Moxley Confidential] Does she really need his help?

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    August 31, 2010

    Loretta Sanchez Slaps Vietnam's Boss, Again

    Viet Cong finally met their match?​Poor Nguyen Minh Triet. Sure, he survived as a communist soldier fighting better armed American troops during the Vietnam War and he's fought his way to the top to become president of Vietnam. But President Nguyen can't get a break from Orange County Co ... More >>

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    August 30, 2010

    Orange County's Five Most Self-Loathing Mexicans

    ​Hispanic Heritage Month is nearly upon us, so what better time than to examine a very-OC* phenomenon: the Mexican who isn't Mexican! The person with un nopal en la frente who nevertheless trashes wabs, the brown version of Uncle Ruckus on the brilliant The Boondocks. La naranja has spawned some o ... More >>

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    August 3, 2010

    Governor Loretta Sanchez?

    Is Sacramento ready for Loretta?​Never underestimate Loretta Sanchez.Yesterday, the Sacramento Bee reported that the veteran Orange County congresswoman opened a bank account for a 2014 campaign to become California's governor.But is Sanchez, OC's lone congressional Democrat, serious about a race ... More >>

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    May 26, 2010

    [UPDATED WITH MORE CHISMES] Loretta Sanchez Finally Co-Sponsors DREAM Act, Hell Freezes Over

    Sanchez: Finally returning to her Aztlanista roots...​*Updated, with new information on the bottom...I've received much criticism from local Democrats over the past year for my constant bashing of Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez for not co-sponsoring the DREAM Act, a bill before the House and Senate ... More >>

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    May 6, 2010

    Loretta Sanchez Says Vietnam's Rulers Are Pimps

    [Moxley Confidential] The OC congresswoman's tough stance on human trafficking should play well in Little Saigon

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    March 21, 2010

    Loretta Sanchez Infuriates the Left, Leaves Dems Mystified With Her Waldo Act on Health-Care Bill

    Loretta: How will she vote?​**UPDATE: Bill passes, Loretta says aye. Reeps are furious, but methinks she just secured her election with this one, contrary to what the Red County crowd may think...As Congress gets ready to vote on one of the most sweeping changes to the nation's health-care system ... More >>

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    January 27, 2010

    Loretta Sanchez: I'll Fight Obama Spending Cuts If Necessary

    Sanchez: Not necessarily joining in Barry's party​Balancing the awkward stance that she craves fiscal responsibility from the wild-spending federal government and simultaneously demands no cuts to federal grants to Orange County, Democratic Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez announced today that she'll ... More >>

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    December 10, 2009

    Loretta Sanchez is Nice But Not Serious?

    ​"Then there was Loretta Sanchez, the colorful Orange County congresswoman. A nice person but not an especially serious idea." --Huffington Post's William Bradley yesterday in his column, "How Jerry Brown Cleared The Democratic Field for Governor of California." For several years, the Garden Gr ... More >>

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    December 8, 2009

    Loretta Sanchez Wants Fewer U.S. Soldiers Who Hate Women

    Christopher VictorioSanchez addressed OC Dems at recent Pelosi party ​The new National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) has a little less unbridled testosterone in it than previous versions of the annual legislation thanks to Orange County Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, who addressed two of her pe ... More >>

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    December 2, 2009

    Republicans Spoof Loretta Sanchez's Holiday Card

    ​--This week the National Republican Congressional Campaign committee in Washington, D.C. spoofed Democrat Loretta Sanchez's latest, famous holiday greeting card. To view, Sanchez's card go here. Sanchez says she's "delivering real results" for Orange County. But the NRCC pegs OC's lone Democrat r ... More >>

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    September 25, 2009

    Loretta Sanchez's $20,000 Gerrymandered Deal of a Lifetime

    Priceless!​From Latino Politics blogger Adriana Maestas:Loretta Sanchez's blond highlights = $90 Loretta Sanchez's skim latte = $3.75 Loretta Sanchez's gerrymandered district = $20,000 Loretta opening her mouth for the New York Times = priceless! For everything else, there's Mastercard. Th ... More >>

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    July 30, 2009
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    July 21, 2009

    Loretta Sanchez-Sarah Palin Fashion Smackdown!

    News item: The Federal Election Commission says Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) improperly used campaign money to buy new clothes, bringing to mind the flap last year when it was discovered the Republican National Committee spent more than $150,000 on designer clothing and accesso ... More >>

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    July 21, 2009

    Loretta Sanchez Fashion-Off With Sarah Palin Draws Response From Congresswoman's Chief of Staff

    Courtesy Rep. Loretta Sanchez's Office The congresswoman presses the flesh at Little Saigon's Tet Festival. For years and years and years--beginning long before most of you were born--Clockwork has taken potshots at Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove). For that, this wind-up Cra ... More >>

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    July 6, 2009

    Sanchez for Governor: I'm In, I'm Out, Maybe I'm Back In, Perhaps Not

    Several thousand words into Mark Leibovich's 8,000-word New York Times Magazine piece titled "Who Can Possibly Govern California?" our own superstar Latina of Congress pops up briefly.Recently I called Loretta Sanchez, the outspoken and increasingly visible Democratic congresswoman from Orange Count ... More >>

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    May 14, 2009

    Loretta Sanchez a Hypocritical Aztlanista

    On my KPFK-FM 90.7 radio show this Tuesday, I interviewed a member of the Orange County Dream Team, a group of undocumented college students. This past Saturday, they and other supporters met with Congresswomen Loretta Sanchez, seeking her co-sponsorship of the DREAM Act, which would create a path t ... More >>

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    January 27, 2009

    What the Hell is Loretta Sanchez Talking About?

    ANNOUNCER: It's the hot new game show sweeping the country, What the Hell is Loretta Sanchez Talking About? Here's your host, Rock Pudding.PUDDING: Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to another thrilling chance to win four bucks, a bottle of Armor All and a job. Contestants, please look at the ... More >>

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