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Walters announces run for Congress [Updated]
The Huntington Beach Independent ^ | July 2, 2013 | Bradley Zint

Posted on 07/06/2013 2:46:32 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued

State Sen. Mimi Walters announced Tuesday that she plans to run for the 45th Congressional District seat retiring U.S. Rep. John Campbell (R-Irvine) will vacate next year.

Walters, a Republican, currently represents the 37th District in the California Senate. The district includes Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Irvine and portions of Huntington Beach and Laguna Beach.

"John Campbell has served the people of Orange County, California and the United States with distinction and with a commitment to a firm set of principles," Walters said in a prepared statement. "He will leave behind some big shoes to fill. In Congress, I will continue to fight for the fiscal responsibility, less intrusive government and property rights, and look forward to representing our special part of Orange County in the nation's capital."

The 45th Congressional District includes Irvine, Tustin, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo and portions of Anaheim and Orange.

Supervisor John Moorlach, a Republican who represents District 2 on the five-member Orange County Board of Supervisors, also said Tuesday that he is exploring running for the congressional seat — he recently ruled out a bid to run for governor against incumbent Jerry Brown — and has received positive feedback so far.

(Excerpt) Read more at hbindependent.com ...


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1 posted on 07/06/2013 2:46:32 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued
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To: fieldmarshaldj; AuH2ORepublican; Impy; GOPsterinMA; randita; Sun; LdSentinal; ExTexasRedhead; ...

This announcement is no surprise. Look for more to enter soon.


2 posted on 07/06/2013 2:48:00 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Muslims are a people of tolerance, life,and peace, and if you don't agree, they'll murder you)
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http://votesmart.org/candidate/29346/mimi-walters#.UdiSsaxof3U

She has a winning record IMHO

3 posted on 07/06/2013 3:01:14 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: Clintonfatigued

Whew, after reading the headline, I was afraid it was Bawbwa Walters.


4 posted on 07/06/2013 6:42:31 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Goodbye America. Glad the majority of my years were spent during the good days.)
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Baba Wawa wetired.


5 posted on 07/07/2013 4:26:21 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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