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The California state capitol is shown July 4, 2003 in Sacramento, California. According to a Los Angeles Times poll published today, a majority of California voters believe Gov. Gray Davis should be recalled in a special election. Hours earlier, recall organizers declared they had enough support to put the question …

California Democrats Taking Money from ICE Contractors

Prime U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) contractors have thrown $215,000 dollars into the California Democratic Party during the past year despite visceral opposition to the government immigration agency.

Dianne Feinstein and Kevin de Leon (Associated Press and Getty)

Dianne Feinstein, Kevin De Léon Fight Over Democratic Party Endorsement

Democrats Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and her challenger State Senate President pro Tem Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) are competing for a second time for their party’s endorsement in the state of California, with the general election a mere four months away.

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GOP’s Riordan Endorses Dem Loretta Sanchez for Senate

It’s a knock-down, drag-out, Democrat-on-Democrat battle between Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA) and California Attorney General Kamala Harris for Sen. Barbara Boxer’s soon-to-be-vacant seat — and Sanchez is appealing to jilted Republicans with an endorsement from former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan.

MANCHESTER, NH - NOVEMBER 29: Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Jefferson Jackson Dinner at the Radisson Hotel November 29, 2015 in Manchester, New Hampshire. The dinner is held annually by the New Hampshire Democratic Party. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Hillary Clinton

California Democrat Party Calls for End to Superdelegates

The California Democratic Party’s executive board voted unanimously Sunday to urge the national party to eliminate most superdelegates and caucuses in favor of a more straightforward primary election system to select the presidential nominee.

Kamala Harris to run for Sen. Barbara Boxer's seat

CA Dems Endorse Kamala Harris for Senate

California Democrats at the party’s state convention Saturday in San Jose voted to endorse state Attorney General Kamala Harris in her campaign for the United States Senate.

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Blue State Blues: The 17 Worst Ideas in the CA Democratic Platform

Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee announced his campaign for the Democratic Party nomination for president this past week. One of his top priorities is to convert the United States to the metric system. Doing so, presumably, will make us more “international.” It sounds silly, yet here in California, the most recent Democratic Party Platform officially backs ideas that are just as bad. It can do so, because the opposition is so weak. Here, in non-metric style, are the top 17 worst ideas.

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Koch Brothers Get Involved in All-Democrat Race?

The hard leftists in the California Democratic party, panicked at the thought of labor-supporting Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla, D-Concord, losing the race for the seat in the 7th State Senate District to Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer, have pointed out that a group supported by the establishment GOP Koch brothers has created an ad attacking Bonilla.

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Elizabeth Warren, Barney Frank to Headline CA Democrat Convention

California’s Democrat Party will show its true blue colors by featuring two Massachusetts liberals as its keynote speakers at its convention next month in Anaheim: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and retired Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA).

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Former LA Times Editor New Communications Director for CA Dems

On Tuesday, Christopher Cadelago, political reporter in The Sacramento Bee’s Capitol Bureau, revealed another example of exactly how strong the links remain between the mainstream media and the Democratic Party, tweeting:

Michael Soller, a former editor on the op-ed pages at the L.A. Times, named communications director for @CA_Dem.

— Christopher Cadelago (@ccadelago) April 14, 2015

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Some Democrats Willing to Fight Public Sector Unions

The latest battle in the intra-party struggle between moderate and more leftist California Democrats comes from the East Bay, where a state Senate seat pits Orinda Democrat Steve Glazer, who has championed banning transit strikes and higher standards for teacher tenure, against union-backed Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla, D-Concord.