U.S. Senate race drama could dominate state Dem convention

As reported by the San Francisco Chronicle:

Even before California Democrats gather in Anaheim on Friday for their annual convention, they’ve got plenty to talk about — a political stumble by U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez, who can’t seem to decide whether she’s running for the U.S. Senate or not.

Sanchez political adviser Bill Carrick said Wednesday that the 10-term Democratic House member plans a “significant political announcement” Thursday morning at the Santa Ana train station — not far from the Anaheim Convention Center, where 3,000 state Democrats will attend the party’s largest gathering of the year.

Carrick wouldn’t say what she would announce, but his statement came less than 24 hours after it was reported that Sanchez had sent e-mails Tuesday formally announcing the kickoff of her U.S. Senate campaign.

But when the Orange County congresswoman was asked later about the e-mail, she said she hadn’t yet made up her mind … 

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