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Tag: California Primary

With Half a Million Ballots Left to Count, Likelihood of Sanders Win in California Dims

The lag in vote-counting after the June 7 primary raised hopes that Bernie Sanders might take the Golden State. Many supporters of the candidate argue that he will still come out on top, despite evidence showing otherwise.

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Nearly 2 Million California Ballots Remain Uncounted, and the Number Could Grow

Many counties last reported their uncounted ballots days before the June 10 cutoff, keeping alive Bernie Sanders supporters’ hopes that he will beat Hillary Clinton in the Golden State.

Posted on Jun 16, 2016 READ MORE

This Is Not a Democracy: How the Sanders-Clinton Contest in California Failed Voters

Millions of Americans who might have voted for Bernie Sanders have been hoodwinked into thinking our election process is fair and impartial.

Posted on Jun 14, 2016 READ MORE

Bernie Running Hard in California

Posted on Jun 7, 2016 ENLARGE

Bernie Sanders’ Revolution Won’t End at the Polls

Tuesday’s primaries represent a historic opportunity as well as another big moment in Sanders’ movement, which will continue well beyond the 2016 presidential contest.

Posted on Jun 6, 2016 READ MORE

‘It’s Not Over Until It’s Over’: Robert Reich Interviews Bernie Sanders (Video)

Saturday morning I heard from an old friend here in California who said, “I’m for Bernie, but he doesn’t really have a chance anymore. So isn’t my vote for him in the California primary just prolonging the agony, and indirectly helping Trump?”

Posted on Jun 5, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

Latinos, Millennials Lead California Voter Tsunami

A record-shattering 18 million are registered to vote ahead of Tuesday’s high-stakes primary.

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Truthdig to Host Green Party’s Jill Stein on California Primary Night

The party’s presumptive presidential nominee will join Editor in Chief Robert Scheer and his team for a “Facebook Live” chat at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Posted on Jun 3, 2016 READ MORE

Why California Now Matters So Much to Bernie Sanders and the Entire Democratic Party

Sanders is not just campaigning hard to win California, but to try to change the party’s nominating process.

Posted on Jun 2, 2016 READ MORE

Another Kind of Warrior—Bernie Sanders—Fires Up the Golden State Faithful

The Democratic presidential candidate spoke in Oakland, Calif., while the NBA Warriors began their playoff game nearby. Like Sanders, the loyal crowd of 20,000 appeared unwilling to back down in the face of rival Hillary Clinton’s assertion that she is the party’s de facto nominee.

Posted on May 31, 2016 READ MORE

Can Hillary Clinton Renounce Henry Kissinger?

As Californians prepare for a historic opportunity to choose the Democratic presidential candidate, here’s some background on why Clinton’s admiration for Kissinger should give them pause.

Posted on May 29, 2016 READ MORE

Bernie Sanders Supporters Sue Over California’s Voter Registration Rules

Arguing that thousands will be disenfranchised because of confusing rules about registering to vote in the Golden State, supporters of the Democratic presidential candidate filed suit to extend the deadline.

Posted on May 27, 2016 READ MORE

Sanders Calls for Kentucky Vote Review, Clinton Nixes California Debate

With the Golden State’s presidential primary less than a week away, tension is ratcheting up in the Democratic campaigns.

Posted on May 25, 2016 READ MORE

Into the Stretch!

Posted on May 24, 2016 ENLARGE

Bernie Sanders Draws Thousands at ‘A Future to Believe In’ Rally

The Democratic presidential candidate is on a tour of California. Truthdig has photos and videos from his visit to Santa Monica High School on Monday.

Posted on May 24, 2016 READ MORE

Robert Scheer Talks California and the Importance of Millennial Movements

In anticipation of California’s June 7 primary, Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer sits down for a Facebook Live discussion.

Posted on May 20, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

Bernie Sanders Stays Motivated After Oregon Win, Appeals to California Voters

Although Hillary Clinton leads in delegates, Sanders says his latest primary victory “is the beginning of the final push to win California” on June 7.

Posted on May 18, 2016 READ MORE

Tom Hayden Article Endorsing Hillary Clinton Produces a Flood of Angry Responses

The progressive activist declared himself “a Bernie supporter” in September, but now he’s backing the former secretary of state in the California Democratic primary.

Posted on Apr 15, 2016 READ MORE

No Blues for Bernie in L.A., Where Sanders Backers Are Still Making Happy Music

A Los Angeles rally—defying media pessimism about the Vermont senator’s chances against Hillary Clinton—shows upbeat determination and eagerness to tackle the complex delegate process.

Posted on Apr 7, 2016 READ MORE

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Wisconsin Exit Poll Surprise, Romney Email Hack and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including Wisconsin exit polls, President Obama’s position on the Bush tax cuts for the wealthy and the slap heard ’round the Badger State.

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