FROM Loretta Sanchez
US Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez on GOP voters and her path to victory With election day just seven weeks away, US Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez lags behind her opponent Kamala Harris by 22 points, according to a recent Field Poll. But Representative Sanchez still sees a path to victory. Sanchez joined Press Play to discuss how she’s trying to appeal to Republican voters, as well as about her record and what her proudest achievements have been over her nearly 20 year congressional career.
Loretta Sanchez on Muslim Comments, Senate Race The House of Representatives passed a huge tax cut package worth more than $600 billion today. Tomorrow , it will vote on a $1.1 trillion spending bill to keep the government open until September of next year. That’s also expected to pass. Seventy-seven Democrats voted with the Republican majority in support of the tax cut bill today, but Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic leadership in the House opposed it. One naysayer was Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez of Orange County, who’s campaigning to replace California Senator Barbara Boxer when she retires after this term. Sanchez speaks about the race, recently passed measures and responds to criticism over her comments on Muslims.
Obama’s Immigration About-Face In June, President Obama pledged to take executive action on immigration reform before the end of the summer. But he reneged over the weekend. On Saturday, he said he won’t act on immigration policy until after the November elections. That’s made some California lawmakers angry.
Cambodians and fried chicken, baby pureés, vegan baking tips Frank Shyong explains how Cambodians got into LA’s fried chicken game. Clara Polito shares vegan baking tips from her new book, and Leena Saini says boost the flavor of your baby’s food with spices. Martha Rose Shulman talks up a nifty kitchen gadget that will take your produce for a spin, and Jonathan Gold does lamb barbacoa at Maestro in Pasadena. Plus, a closer look at how bees make honey and wasps pollinate figs.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein faces an angry town hall crowd Senator Dianne Feinstein faced an angry crowd at her town hall in Los Angeles Thursday. The anger came from her would-be supporters -- people on the left. Also, a new bill wants to make it illegal for local police to cooperate with the feds who are targeting marijuana growers.
In 'Free Fire,' Ben Wheatley wants to "meet the audience halfway" British filmmaker Ben Wheatley has built up a cult following with his hyper-violent, darkly funny movies. His newest film Free Fire is an action comedy starring Brie Larson, Armie Hammer, and a whole lot of guns. The movie has the broadest commercial appeal of any of his work to date, but it's still a Ben Wheatley film, which means, spoiler alert...a lot of people die.