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OC Supervisor Vicente Sarmiento Endorses Derek Tran

Leader Known For Anti-Corruption Work backs Tran to fight against Michelle Steel’s Corrupt Agenda

Feb
13
2024
PRESS RELEASE

VIDEO: Derek Tran Releases New Ad “Service”

Army Veteran & Workers Rights Advocate Releases First Ad For the 2024 Primary in Nationally Targeted Seat

Jan
29
2024
PRESS RELEASE

ASPIRE PAC Endorses Derek Tran

National AAPI Coalition Throws Support Behind Tran

Jan
26
2024
PRESS RELEASE

CA Attorney General Rob Bonta Endorses Derek Tran

AG Bonta’s Endorsement Comes on the Heels of Strong Poll Numbers for Tran.

Jan
17
2024
PRESS RELEASE

ICYMI: New York Times - Michelle Steel Sponsors “Life at Conception Bill” A National Abortion Ban Without Exceptions For Rape, Incest, Or Health Of The Mother

NYT Highlights Michelle Steel’s No Exception Extremism and Democrat Derek Tran’s Pro-Choice Record

Jan
12
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Lt. Commander Jay Chen Endorses Derek Tran In CA-45

Former Democratic Nominee Against Michelle Steel Backs Tran

Jan
8
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Mayor Pro Tem Jessie Lopez Endorses Derek Tran for CA-45

Local Leader Names Tran “Candidate… Doing the Real Work”

Jan
3
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Derek Tran Raises Over $500,000 In CA-45

Announcement Comes On Heels Of High Profile Endorsements In CA-45 Battleground District

Dec
19
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Rep. Seth Moulton’s Serve America PAC Endorses Derek Tran for CA-45

National Organization Supporting Democrats with Service Oriented Careers Backs Tran

Dec
18
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Tomorrow’s Jobs Endorses Derek Tran for CA-45

National Small Business Organization Backs Tran

Dec
7
2023
PRESS RELEASE

New Democrat Coalition Action Fund Endorses Derek Tran for CA-45

Congressional Coalition Representing 98 Members Backs Tran

Dec
7
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Democrats Serve Endorses Derek Tran for CA-45

National Democratic PAC Highlights Tran’s Viability and Lifetime Of Service

Dec
4
2023
PRESS RELEASE

VoteVets Endorses Derek Tran for CA-45

National Organization Dedicated To Supporting Military Veterans Supports Tran

Dec
1
2023
PRESS RELEASE

New Poll Memo Shows Derek Tran Leading Democratic Field In CA-45

Tran Lead Increases by Double Digits After Likely Primary Voters Are Read Candidate Bios

Nov
29
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Rep. Judy Chu Endorses Derek Tran for CA-45

Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus Chair and Democratic Leader Supports Tran

Nov
28
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Rep. Mark Takano Endorses Derek Tran for CA-45

Ranking Member of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Supports Derek Tran

Nov
20
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Rep. Zoe Lofgren Endorses Derek Tran for CA-45

Chair of the CA Democratic Congressional Delegation Announces Full Support of Derek Tran

Nov
15
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Derek Tran Condemns Genocide in Armenia

Veteran and son of immigrants Derek Tran speaks out against the atrocities in Artsakh

Nov
2
2023
PRESS RELEASE

New Politics Endorses Derek Tran In CA-45

National Organization Dedicated To Electing Military & Service Oriented Military Leaders Backs Tran

Oct
30
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Derek Tran Triples Democratic Field In CA-45 With $300k Raised In Two Weeks

Army Veteran Announced His Congressional Race On October 2nd In AAPI Nationally Targeted District

Oct
15
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Derek Tran condemns Hamas terrorist attacks

U.S. Army Veteran and CA-45 Congressional Candidate stands with Israel

Oct
7
2023
NEWS ARTICLE

OC Register: Another Democrat is vying to flip Rep. Michelle Steel’s seat in heavily Vietnamese CA-45

"Tran is the son of Vietnamese refugees who fled communist Vietnam by boat in the aftermath of the Vietnam War, arriving in Southern California."

Oct
6
2023
NEWS ARTICLE

BusinessInsider: Some vulnerable Republicans aren't cashing Marjorie Taylor Greene's $2,000 checks

"Steel takes money from MAGA extremists, oil companies, pharmaceutical corporations, and gun manufacturers, and then votes their way," said Tran.

Oct
5
2023
NEWS ARTICLE

POLITICO: California Democrat makes cash splash in late entrance to competitive House race

"Derek Tran jumped into one of California’s most competitive House races months later than his fellow Democratic contenders, but his first-day fundraising haul shows he is making up for lost time."

Oct
3
2023
NEWS ARTICLE

Los Angeles Times: Veteran and business owner Derek Tran announces bid to represent CA-45

"Tran, an attorney at the Tran Firm and owner of True Care Pharmacy in Anaheim with his wife, Michelle, is now one of five hopefuls running against incumbent Rep. Michelle Steel..."

Oct
2
2023
NEWS ARTICLE

DailyKos: A lot of new House candidates launched their bids. GOP leaders aren't happy about one

"Tran's background of military service and as the son of Vietnamese refugees could also be an asset against Steel..."

Oct
2
2023
NEWS ARTICLE

Huffington Post: Democrat Derek Tran Announces Bid For Key California House Seat

"Rep. Michelle Steel (R-Calif.) is a top target for Democrats hoping to retake the House."

Oct
2
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Derek Tran Announces Campaign For California’s 45th Congressional District

Army Veteran, Consumer Rights Attorney, City Commissioner, and Small Business Owner Launches Campaign In Biden +6% District Against Incumbent MAGA Republican Michelle Steel

Oct
2
2023

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