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'War cry' gaffe may deter donations to Loretta Sanchez's campaign
'War cry' gaffe may deter donations to Loretta Sanchez's campaign

One of the first questions to arise when Loretta Sanchez floated her name as a potential U.S. Senate candidate was whether the Orange County congresswoman's flamboyant personality might keep her from being taken seriously in a run for statewide office. Her playful and uncensored manner can be a refreshing trait in an era when politicians keep constant guard against smartphone-captured gaffes. But three days after the launch of her Senate candidacy, that style is already threatening to undercut Sanchez's campaign. On Sunday, Sanchez apologized at the state Democratic convention in Anaheim for tapping her hand to her mouth in imitation of an ululating Native American "war...

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