Governor’s race heats up among California Democrats – San Francisco Chronicle

The top four announced candidates for governor have been busy, collectively raising $20 million. The campaign kicked into a higher gear this weekend as they courted the more than 3,000 delegates and grassroots activists who filled the Sacramento Convention Center for the three-day California Democratic Party convention. Source: Governor’s race heats up among California Democrats […]
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State Democrats’ family feud imperils 2018 rebound – San Francisco Chronicle

The election of longtime party insider Eric Bauman as the new chair of the California Democratic Party has inflamed painful feelings among progressives that the party isn’t listening to its grassroots members. Even though Democrats dominate California politics, there is concern the party could lose the younger voters who supported Sanders’ presidential candidacy last year. […]
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A battle of liberal versus more liberal exposes a divided California Democratic Party at state convention – LA Times

California Democrats are among the most influential in the nation. Yet the party is divided over issues such as healthcare, corporate money and moderatis Source: A battle of liberal versus more liberal exposes a divided California Democratic Party at state convention – LA Times
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‘Old school versus new school:’ The battle over who will run the California Democratic Party – LA Times

The race — and last year’s divisive Democratic presidential primary — have created a rift among the delegates who will choose a new chair as the state leans into its emerging role as the epicenter of liberal resistance to the nascent Trump administration. Source: ‘Old school versus new school:’ The battle over who will run […]
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California lawmakers approve final road repair bills | The Sacramento Bee

The California Assembly voted Monday, April 24, 2017, to approve Senate Bill 132 and Senate Bill 496, measures linked to the passage of SB 1 earlier this month. SB 132 includes $400 million for the Altamont Corridor Express and hundreds of millions of dollars in other funding to help secure key votes for SB 1. […]
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Democrats See Opportunity in California :: Fox&Hounds

The Trump Administration’s miscues on health care and immigration has fueled a surge in progressive enthusiasm across the country. Candidate filings in recent days show a steady procession of progressives lining up for 2018 races, and early signs indicate that progressive issues will dominate statewide races in 2018. Source: Democrats See Opportunity in California :: […]
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Democrats moving senior staffers to Orange County in an effort to flip Republican House seats – LA Times

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is aiming to defeat seven California Republicans who represent congressional districts where Hillary Clinton beat President Donald Trump — including a cluster of seats in Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties. The committee will send staffers in charge of overseeing House races in California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington to […]
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