East Bay’s June ballot is set; AD15 features 12 candidates; sheriff, 2 supervisors to run unopposed

Just a portion of the AD15 field during aforum in Oakland last January.ELECTION 2018Voters in the contentious 15th Assembly District will have to choose from a list of 11 Democrats and a lone Republican this June. The wide-open race in the top-two primary is destined to be another tight Dem-on-Dem affair, just as it was … Continue reading East Bay’s June ballot is set; AD15 features 12 candidates; sheriff, 2 supervisors to run unopposed

California Labor Federation Chooses Corbett over Incumbent Swalwell

Rep. Barbara Lee and State Sen. EllenCorbett both receive CLF's backing.PHOTO/Steven TavaresCONGRESS | 15TH DISTRICT | In a region boasting some of the strongest labor organizations in the country, the California Labor Federation issued a rebuke Thursday by declining to endorse an incumbent Democratic congressman . The statewide labor group sidestepped Rep. Eric Swalwell and, … Continue reading California Labor Federation Chooses Corbett over Incumbent Swalwell

Employing the Do-Nothing Congress Argument

CONGRESS | 17TH DISTRICT | National political pundits say Democrats will attempt to make increasing the minimum wage a major campaign issue this year. We’re already hearing smatterings of this strategy across the country. However, House incumbents across the land will almost assuredly be countered with a refrain similar to what Ro Khanna outlined in … Continue reading Employing the Do-Nothing Congress Argument