Democratic strategists push presidential candidates to implement progressive working conditions on their campaigns, from unionizing and paying interns $15 an hour to ensuring time off and salary transparency.
California Senator Kamala Harris announced Monday that she is running for president with a message she hopes will appeal to the same coalition of Democratic voters President Barack Obama mobilized just over a decade ago.
Democratic leaders are already questioning whether a 2020 presidential candidate chosen by energized liberals can both excite the base and hold onto red-district voters who just helped deliver them the House of Representatives.
The demand letter sent by Malibu civil rights attorney Kevin Shenkman alleges that Citrus Heights’ Latino population has been disenfranchised under the current at-large election system, and challenges the city to use a “by-district” election method.
Melissa Hurtado beat incumbent Andy Vidak, a Hanford Republican, for the 14th District state Senate seat in the midterms. The Democrat from Sanger is now preparing for her life as the youngest state legislator.
A candid chat with Stevante Clark – brother of Stephon Clark who was killed by Sacramento police in his grandmother’s backyard – on Police Chief Daniel Hahn and police accountability, and the city's sales tax measure on the November ballot.
Assemblywoman Blanca Rubio and her sister Sen. Susan Rubio, D-Baldwin Park, are the first sisters in California history to serve together in the Legislature. They were both sworn in at the same time on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018.
Going into the 2018 midterms, Democrats knew that analyzing voter data would be key to winning back the House majority. So a all-female analytics team jumped into action, made the right calls and delivered the win.
California Central Valley’s voters continue to support Republican or moderate Democrat causes and candidates despite the increase of people moving from the San Francisco Bay Area to communities like Fresno, Modesto and Manteca.