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Linda Sanchez

Boosting Social Security Benefits

Max Richtman | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics
Max Richtman

Momentum continues to build inside and outside the halls of Congress to reverse course on the single-minded quest to cut Social Security benefits which has dominated our political discourse for years.

Nonprofit Boosts Female Vets Turned Entrepreneurs Amid Job Crisis

Posted 10.25.2012 | Impact

Sgt. Lindsay Freeland was used to being one of the guys. She served alongside them in Afghanistan, sharing most responsibilities. But back home, Freel...

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...

Members Of Congress Still Owe Thousands On Their Own Student Loans

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.16.2012 | College

Even members of Congress are carrying student debt. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is $100,000 in the hole for student loans he took out in the 1990's -...

Iran Threat Reduction Act Actually Enhances Threat of War

Stephen Zunes | Posted 01.14.2012 | World
Stephen Zunes

Never in the history of this country has Congress ever restricted the right of the White House or State Department to meet with representatives of a foreign state, even in wartime. If this measure passes, it will establish a dangerous precedent.

Embezzlement Scandal Hits California Lawmakers' Accounts Hard

AP | KEVIN FREKING | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — California lawmakers who employed a treasurer facing federal embezzlement charges reported some steep financial losses to their cam...

GOP Rep: Pay 'Not So Much'

The Huffington Post | Jordan Howard | Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics

According to the U.S. Census Bureau the median household income in 2009 was $49,177, almost $98,000 less than what a member of the House of Representa...

See No Race, See No Gay

Kira Hudson Banks | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kira Hudson Banks

Co-written with Nestor L. Lopez-Duran PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Michigan. Pssst...... Refusing to acknowledge diffe...

Writing Congress About LA's 30/10 Mass Transit and Jobs Initiative

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

What's every Angelenos favorite excuse for being late to a business meeting, lunch, or job interview? That's right, traffic. But now we have the 30/10 initiative. All it needs is our support.

Linda Sanchez Immigration Controversy: Linda Sanchez In Hot Water For White Supremecist Comment

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The LA Times reports: U.S. Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-Lakewood) ignited a heated debate when she suggested that Arizona's crackdown on illegal immigration ...

An Endstate Strategy in Afghanistan, Not Exit Strategy

Jonathan Morgenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Morgenstein

Exit strategy implies that the top military priority is getting our troops out. An endstate strategy envisions what we want the conditions on the ground to look like and figures out how to get there.

Dogs at Work: A Q&A with Congresswoman Linda Sánchez

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Markarian

Congresswoman Linda Sanchez : I think having a dog in the office can be a stress-reliever. Chavo makes sure he stops by to see everyone during the day...mostly whoever is eating!

California Representatives' Brother Missing After Boating Accident

AP | RAQUEL MARIA DILLON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LOS ANGELES — The brother of Congresswomen Loretta and Linda Sanchez and his girlfriend were missing Friday after their boat was apparently dest...

Contempt for Rove

Don Siegelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Don Siegelman

Karl Rove and his right-wing political cronies targeted me through a malicious, unfounded, politically-motivated prosecution. Now is the time to take action.

Helping Put Rove in Contempt

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
ZP Heller

Linda Sanchez (D-CA) has been a true leader in the fight to hold Rove in contempt. "I think it's ridiculous that Karl Rove thinks that he doesn't have to follow the law," Sanchez told me.

Of Partisanship and Political Tribalism

Rep. Linda Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Linda Sanchez

If Mr. Mukasey is truly interested in restoring credibility to the Department of Justice, he will enforce our subpoena for Karl Rove rather than obstruct it.

Why Karl Rove Should Go To Jail

Rep. Linda Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Linda Sanchez

The courts have made clear that no one, not even the president, is immune from compulsory process. Any person who scoffs at the law and who has committed an offense should be put in jail.

Rep. Linda Sanchez: Rove Should Go To Jail (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Karl Rove refused to appear before a House Judiciary subcommittee, ignoring a subpoena from Congress for the second time. The chairwoman of the subco...