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Tech-Savvy Candidate Earns Backing of Women’s PAC

, Laguna Beach Independent Newspaper

Rachel Payne, the most recent challenger to Rep. Dana Rohrabacher in the 48thCongressional District, recently received a high-profile endorsement from the political action committee Emily’s List, which backs pro-choice Democratic candidates.

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PRIMARY WATCH — EMILY’s List wades into CA-48, CA-10:


EMILY’s List jumped into the crowded primary to take on GOP Rep. Dana Rohrabacher by endorsing Democrat Rachel Payne, a technology company executive.

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Emily's List announces two more endorsements in California House races

, LA Times

The group announced Wednesday that it’s endorsing Rachel Payne’s candidacy against Rep. Dana Rohrabacher in Orange County... In a statement announcing the endorsements, President Stephanie Schriock highlighted Payne’s leadership in the tech industry.

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Candidates Debate Women’s Issues

, Laguna Beach Independent Newspaper

"Rouda and Payne by far outranked other candidates on women’s issues and their breadth of knowledge... "Payne, of Aliso Viejo, one of the lesser-known District 48 candidates, last week proved a debate stand-out, delivering answers in an impassioned torrent... "The technology executive and entrepreneur listed economic growth, equal pay and health care as her top priorities. She called for ending forced arbitration agreements and for mandatory paid family leave."

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Tech executive is latest Democrat to challenge Rep. Dana Rohrabacher

, LA Times

Rachel Payne, a former Google executive who now heads up two Southern California-based technology firms, announced Monday that she’s running against the 15-term Republican from Costa Mesa.

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