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Senate Candidate Takes Heat For Implying Obama Supports Her Opponent Because She's Black

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 07.24.2016 | Politics

Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.), a candidate for the U.S. Senate, suggested that President Barack Obama is backing her opponent, California Attorney G...

Obama, Biden Endorse Kamala Harris In California Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.19.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are backing California Attorney General Kamala Harris (D) in California’s Senate race. Harris i...

Hugh Hewitt Is Backing A Democrat For Senate In California

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.07.2016 | Politics

Conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt made a somewhat surprising announcement during his show Thursday: He’s supporting a Democrat in California’s S...

No Matter What Happens, The Next Senator From California Will Be A Woman Of Color

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.08.2016 | Politics

California Attorney General Kamala Harris and Rep. Loretta Sanchez came out on top in Tuesday's primary for California's open seat in the U.S. Senate,...

California's Marquee Senate Race: A Good Omen for Hillary Clinton

Dave R. Jacobson | Posted 05.26.2016 | Politics
Dave R. Jacobson

The race to succeed Barbara Boxer, a California icon and a liberal lion in the U.S. Senate, has an astounding over 30 candidates running for the seat. Of those, there are only a select few candidates who are actually competitive and with any meaningful resources.

In Sleeper Race, Voters Deserve More Debates for California's U.S. Senate Seat

Dave R. Jacobson | Posted 04.22.2016 | Politics
Dave R. Jacobson

This is a generationally-important race for a U.S. Senate seat that one of the candidates can potentially hold on to for decades. It's a seat for the highest legislative office in arguably the world, and from the most populous state in the nation. With so much awesome power and possibility on the line for whoever becomes California's next U.S. Senator -- how come there are so few debates?

Why Is Southern California Underrepresented in State and National Politics?

Brian Hawkins | Posted 04.14.2016 | Los Angeles
Brian Hawkins

So Cal's lack of representation in state and national politics contradicts the region's rich history in politics. Better representation in national politics is essential in order for Southern California to exert influence on the issues that are most important to the region.

Democrats Are Using Social Security As A Weapon -- Against Other Democrats

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 04.11.2016 | Politics

Democrats in tight Senate primaries hope to capitalize on opponents' openness to Social Security cuts. Kamala Harris' campaign in California takes u...

Harris and Sanchez are Strangely Silent on Citizens United

Derek Cressman | Posted 02.26.2016 | Politics
Derek Cressman

Hardly a day goes by without Bernie Sanders railing against the Supreme Court's opinion in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which he says is one of the worst rulings ever. On the third day of her campaign Hilary Clinton announced that overturning Citizens United would be one of the four pillars of her campaign.

Elise Foley

We Asked Lawmakers With Mexican Heritage About Donald Trump

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) was a child, he remembers walking through the grocery store with his mother as judgmental whispers w...

Senate Candidate Loretta Sanchez Makes Disparaging Gesture About Native Americans

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.17.2015 | Politics

Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) stumbled out of the gate in the race for the Senate on Saturday, after a video posted online showed the congresswoman ...

Loretta Sanchez Denies Report She's Running For California Senate Seat

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics

UPDATE: 8:04 p.m. ET -- Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) denied a report that she will announce her intentions to run for Senate this week, telling the...

Zach Carter

Congress Revives Gingrich-Era Law To Thwart Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 02.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans in Congress aim to revamp an anti-regulatory law from the Newt Gingrich era in an effort to paralyze new financial, environm...

California Congresswoman 'Seriously Considering' Running For Senate

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics

Rep. Loretta Sanchez is the latest California Democrat to express interest in retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer's seat. "For the past 18 years, I have fo...

California Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez Re-Elected

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) defeated Republican Adam Nick to represent California's 46th Congressional District Tuesday. Sanchez has served in...

Jason Linkins

The Most Terrible Edition Of 'Meet The Press' To Ever Air

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

Those of you who already join me in my semi-self-imposed Sunday morning entrapment where I watch the terrible Sunday shows so you don't have to, will ...

Dem Rep: NSA Revelations Only 'The Tip Of The Iceberg'

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) warned that the recent revelations on the government's clandestine national surveillance programs, brought to light by...

Female Candidate Watch: Meet House Of Representatives Candidate Loretta Sanchez

Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.19.2012 | Women

Loretta Sanchez, a congresswoman from California, is the third highest ranking Democrat and the most senior female member on the Armed Services Commit...

Cole Stangler

The Labor Movement's Profound Effect On Politicians

HuffingtonPost.com | Cole Stangler | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Politicians who come of age with the labor movement in their lives are more likely to advocate on behalf of worker-friendly policies, re...

Why Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez's Summer Intern Project Is Important -- How She Won the Internet for a Day

Joshua Lamel | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics
Joshua Lamel

Many corporate brands and politicians could learn a lot from this video -- give up a little control, don't take one's self too seriously, have a little fun and the next thing you know, you can win the Internet for a day too.

Michael McAuliff

Women Allowed In Combat Under Senate Defense Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A measure to let women fight on the front lines is part of the massive defense bill proposed Thursday in the Senate. The National Def...

Battle Brewing Over 'Imploding' Project

Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

By KEVIN FREKING, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Republican lawmakers expressed doubts Thursday about the viability of California's high-speed rail...

Kinde Durkee Clients Could Struggle To Replace Stolen Funds

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

Clients of Kinde Durkee, the Democratic campaign treasurer who was arrested by the FBI on allegations of fraud, may struggle to replace the money they...

Dianne Feinstein On Kinde Durkee Scandal: 'I Was Wiped Out Too'

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said her campaign funds were "wiped out" by Kinde Durkee, a longtime Democratic campaign treasurer who was arrested b...

Rep. Susan Davis: 'We've Been Robbed', Staffer The 'Bernie Madoff Of Campaign Finance Treasurers'

Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics

SAN DIEGO (AP/The Huffington Post) -- A Southern California congresswoman told supporters, "We've Been Robbed" as she detailed the losses she said her...