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Loretta Sanchez

Rights Groups Call For Justice Department Probe Of '85 Bombing

AP | STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Civil rights groups and members of Congress are pressing the Justice Department to renew its investigation of a 1985...

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...

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...

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...

Democratic Congresswoman: Fraudster Staffer Stole My Campaign Funds

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) discovered her campaign funds were wiped out after her treasurer, Kinde Durkee, was arrested on suspicion of mail frau...

Zach Carter

Small Businesses Bash 'Tax Holiday' Plan For Corporate Titans

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 08.22.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Debra Ruh runs TecAccess, a small business that works with large companies and the federal government to help make their tech products a...

Elise Foley

Committee Decisions Deliver Potential Setback To Female Lawmakers

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In what could be a blow to female lawmakers, Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) and Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) lost out in key Steering Comm...

Rep. Loretta Sanchez: 'The Vietnamese' Trying To Take My Seat

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SANTA ANA, Calif. — The changing face of one of Southern California's wealthiest counties helped Democrat Loretta Sanchez win an upset election ...

Suck Toad Democrats: The New Democratic Right?

Bob Jacobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Jacobson

If John Adler is a man of his people, it's a different people from the rest of us. Adler is one of 47 Democrats who presented House Speaker Pelosi with a letter threatening to keep tax cuts for the richest 2% of Americans.

Rep. Loretta Sanchez Hit By GOP Rival For Suggesting 'Vietnamese' Are Trying To Take Her Seat

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

California Assemblyman Van Tran, a Republican running to unseat U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez in the Golden State's 47th district, is taking aim at the De...

Loretta Sanchez, Democratic Congresswoman, Says 'Vietnamese' Are Trying To Take Her Seat

The Orange County Register | Doug Irving | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, D-Santa Ana, said in a recent Spanish-language interview that "the Vietnamese" and Republicans are trying to...

California Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez Visits Playboy Mansion

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Talk about constituent outreach. Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) had lunch Tuesday at a unique location: the Playboy Mansion. Playboy founder and pub...

UC Graduation Speakers Pull Out After Labor Union's Call

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Two University of California schools have lost graduation speakers after an influential union issued a call to boycott the ceremonies. The Los Angel...

Dear Capitol Hill: We Confess, Muslims Want to Serve America

Salam Al Marayati | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Salam Al Marayati

What's next? Muslims trying to infiltrate the Congress by scheduling lobby days, or by simply meeting with their members of Congress?

You Ain't Nothin' But a Blue Dog

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

I'm glad to know that Reps. Harman and Sanchez have joined the growing call for a public option. But for the life of me, I do not understand what took Jane Harman so long.

Senate and House Doves Attend Israeli Settler Pep Rally On Capitol Hill

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

On the very day the House was voting on the anti-Goldstone resolution, a far-right Israel group was meeting on the Hill to discuss a far-right, pro-settler agenda.

Why We're Breaking With the Blue Dogs on the Public Option

Jane Harman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Harman

We understand the fear of many insured Californians that health care reform will revoke their current doctors and coverage. But the grim reality is that many more insured people will lose their coverage without reform.