How Will the Open Primary Change Things for California Voters? Can a teacher win an election when career politicians oppose her? Will progressive voters show up and the power of big money?
While the disciplined Assembly stood by in mid-February, waiting for the Senate to get its game on the field, the Senate speechified on the Floor and slept in the Big White Building. As in the familiar children’s game of musical chairs, the Governor and Senate President pro Temps Darrell Steinberg were simply looking for that [...]
Randy Shaw: As young people graduate college facing crushing debt, college presidents, even in public schools like the University of California, are living high on the hog.
Michael Sigman: Nowadays, you can’t watch cable news for 10 minutes without hearing a talking head hold forth with a “having said that,” a “game changer” a “double down” or a “walk back.”