By Amy Taxin
The Associated Press
SANTA ANA, California (AP) — A former California congressional candidate accused of sending a mailer to Latino voters in 2006 warning that immigrants could not vote was sentenced Monday, Feb. 14 to a year and a day in prison for obstruction of justice.
Tan Nguyen, a Republican who was running for Congress in Orange County, will also serve six months in a residential re-entry program and three years of supervised release, federal prosecutor Greg Staples said.
Nguyen declined to comment on the hearing before U.S. District Court Judge David O. Carter, except to say it didn’t go well.
He will start serving his term March 28. Read the full story