Loretta in the News

March 07, 2016
Loretta Sanchez spent much of her time at the California Democratic convention last weekend trying to persuade the party faithful that her 19 years of experience in Congress makes her the best choice to replace Democrat Barbara Boxer in the U.S. Senate. Unlike the House, where the strength is in building coalitions, individual senators have a lot of power — the place runs almost entirely on unanimous consent. Personal relationships matter and senators don’t respect those they don’t respect or those who can’t keep their promises. Especially in an increasingly partisan...
October 10, 2015
As more and more candidates line up to run for the 46 Congressional District (covering almost half of Little Saigon) replacing the incumbent Loretta Sánchez as she runs for the U.S. Senate, a question often comes up: Wouldn't all the jostling be for naught if Rep. Sanchez changes her mind and just goes for a safe re-election? After all, California Attorney General Kamala Harris has pretty much locked up Democratic support, no? This question has popped up often. But the answer is, not really. The idea that there's no way Sanchez can beat Harris in the...
October 10, 2015
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October 10, 2015
Rep. Loretta Sanchez, D-Orange, continues to solidify Latino and Southern California support in her bid to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer. But she’s still chasing Democratic state Attorney General Kamala Harris, who holds a 9-percentage point lead in the most recent polling. It’s a long way until the June 2016 primary -- and the contest between Sanchez and Harris could extend past the primary to the November elections. The state’s top-two open primary advances the two candidates with the most votes regardless of party affiliation. And the...