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California’s 34th Congressional District went for Bernie Sanders in the 2016 Democratic primary, but voters overwhelmingly choose establishment Democrats over “Berniecrats” in a special election.California’s 34th Congressional District went for Bernie Sanders in the 2016 Democratic primary, but voters overwhelmingly choose establishment Democrats over “Berniecrats” in a special election.

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The host of The Young Turks has some advice for the opposition on aggressively questioning President Trump's Supreme Court pick about money in politics.The host of The Young Turks has some advice for the opposition on aggressively questioning President Trump's Supreme Court pick about money in politics.

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Such a party, writes Seth Ackerman at Jacobin magazine, "must be independent—determining its own platform and educating around it. It should actually contest elections. And its candidates for public office should be members of the party, accountable to the membership, and pledged to respect the platform.”Such a party, writes Seth Ackerman at Jacobin magazine, "must be independent—determining its own platform and educating around it. It should actually contest elections. And its candidates for public office should be members of the party, accountable to the membership, and pledged to respect the platform.”

If Hillary Clinton is serious about reducing the role of money in politics, she should appoint Supreme Court justices willing to revisit two cases from the 1970s that formed the basis of our inability to regulate money in politics.If Hillary Clinton is serious about reducing the role of money in politics, she should appoint Supreme Court justices willing to revisit two cases from the 1970s that formed the basis of our inability to regulate money in politics.

While most media attention is on the presidential circus, candidates for statewide and local offices have raked in massive amounts of campaign donations.While most media attention is on the presidential circus, candidates for statewide and local offices have raked in massive amounts of campaign donations.

To understand how Donald Trump’s comments and alleged mistreatment of women are stoking Republican anxiety, look no further than the private appeal sent last week from a super PAC backing Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey.To understand how Donald Trump’s comments and alleged mistreatment of women are stoking Republican anxiety, look no further than the private appeal sent last week from a super PAC backing Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey.

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