Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez Enters the 2016 Senate Race

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez Enters the 2016 Senate Race
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Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez announced Thursday that she will be running for the California’s U.S. Senate seat being vacated at the end of the year by Barbara Boxer.

“I am running for the Senate because I am passionate about California and I believe we need a strong and experienced legislator in the Senate,” said Sanchez, a Democrat, amid a group of supporters at the kickoff of her campaign in Santa Ana, Orange County.

If she wins, she will be the first Latina in the U.S. and the first Hispanic-American from California to hold a seat in the Senate.

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