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According to Roll Call, Rep. Loretta Sanchez to Marry this Weekend — UPDATED: Married this Weekend

July 14th, 2011 · 8 Comments

Roll Call is reporting that Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez is marrying Lt. Colonel Jack Einwechter this weekend. He has known Rep. Sanchez for awhile and has been a donor to her campaign in the past. Currently, he’s an attorney/lobbyist. This is the second marriage for both Sanchez and Einwechter. If you remember, Loretta Sanchez’s sister Linda [...]

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Rep. Linda Sanchez Complains About her Paycheck

April 7th, 2011 · 20 Comments

Cry me a river. We all know that times are tough for just about everyone. I have had friends who have experienced long stretches of unemployment, know people who are working two jobs, and even know of some recent graduates with advanced degrees who have had to resort to food stamps. So when I hear [...]

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Sloppy Financial Disclosure Records for House Ethics Committee Member Linda Sanchez

March 2nd, 2011 · 6 Comments

I have often maintained that Latino people in all walks of life are held to a higher standard in terms of expectations, especially in the current political environment. This week I was sent this story about Congresswoman Linda Sanchez, who is now the ranking member of the House Ethics Committee. Basically, Congresswoman Sanchez’s financial disclosures [...]

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Rep. Linda Sanchez becomes ranking member of House Ethics Committee

January 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment

The LA Times reports that Congresswoman Linda Sanchez is replacing Rep. Zoe Lofgren as the ranking member of the House Ethics Committee. I think that this should be interesting. I find Linda Sanchez to be more on top of policy matters than her sister, Loretta. Back in June, Linda Sanchez made a statement about the [...]

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Rep. Linda Sanchez takes heat for comments on Arizona’s SB 1070

June 3rd, 2010 · 9 Comments

Congresswoman Linda Sanchez, not to be confused with her sister Loretta, has been taking some heat for some comments she made to a Long Beach Democratic Club. You can hear the comments in the clip linked here. And in way, Rep. Linda Sanchez is partly correct. Russell Pearce, who spearheaded SB 1070, does have ties [...]

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Seneca: Latinos and The Federal Reserve

May 1st, 2010 · 7 Comments

The only other agency of the federal government where Latinos have not become commonly employed nor have an appointed presence on the governing boards besides the intelligence community is the Federal Reserve System and its myriad components. At the national level, the Fed’s Board of Governors has only seven members appointed by the president and [...]

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House Ethics Committee looks into Sanchez sisters’ staffing arrangement

October 30th, 2009 · 17 Comments

This morning the Washington Post is reporting that the House Ethics Committee has been trying to determine if rules were broken when Rep. Linda Sanchez put three of her sister’s staffers on her payroll after the Caroline Valdez embezzlement scheme depleted funds from Rep. Loretta Sanchez’s office. This staffing investigation has been going on since [...]

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Rep. Linda Sanchez assaults free speech sensibilities

October 17th, 2009 · 22 Comments

For the past few months, I have been aware of the cyberbullying bill introduced by Representative Linda Sanchez, which basically amounts to a trampling of first amendment rights. The bill is also known as the Megan Meier Cyberbullying Prevention Act, named for a girl who committed suicide after receiving a series of horrendous messages were [...]

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