Rosemary Jenkins: The Party’s carefully considered Platform must never be commandeered by its Super Delegates whose own thinking may not always align with constituent attitudes and opinions–especially as they pertain to both policy and candidate selection.
Michael Hertz: The strategy for Bernie is to announce that he will run with the Green Party, a party that is properly registered across the country and has a structure.
Peter Dreier: Sanders won the battle of ideas. The Democratic primary was fought on his issues. But he lost the nomination and now he has to figure out his next steps.
Michael Hertz: I worked as a pollworker and I can only tell you that my North Hollywood precinct was a poster child for uncounted ballots.
Unai Montes-Irueste: Women who provide care to seniors, or persons with special needs, or other people’s children, are her target demographic.
Marc Cooper: If Democrats want to whither away, and believe me they will after two years of Clinton’s predictable transactions, just keep it up. You too can be as much as a phantom as the GOP if you try hard enough.
Robert Reich: You’ve also inspired millions of us to get involved in politics – and to fight the most important and basic of all fights on which all else depends: to reclaim our economy and democracy from the moneyed interests.
John Peeler: It was already true before Tuesday that Bernie’s slim chance of capturing the nomination depended on convincing hundreds of the hated superdelegates to switch, but he really can’t make that argument after losing California by such a decisive margin.
Robert Borosage: In a clear statement – largely distorted by the media – Bernie Sanders vowed to keep building the movement for change, designating the defeat of Donald Trump as the vital next step.
Semi-official election results for the June 7, 2016, Primary Election for the State of California are posted and updated regularly by the California Secretary of State, Alex Padilla.
Peter Dreier: The speech included no lines designed to appeal to women, another group that he has consistently alienated. His overall favorability ratings are unprecedentedly low, but they are particularly low among women.
et’s not let California voting reps be shamed for installing new Jim Crow Laws. The high-profile organization Black Men for Bernie, introduced to the nation by Mark Ruffalo just 3 months ago, is scheduled to hold a press conference at Los Angeles City Hall on June 6th at 4PM to draw attention to the cause […]
Robert Reich: True, the electoral numbers are daunting, and Bernie faces an uphill task, but a win Tuesday will help enormously. One out of 8 Americans lives in California.