2020

A billionaire buys in

Mike Bloomberg rises in polls after spending $450 million, but is counting on California to make him a real contender By Stephen Magagnini The morning…





Essay: The Democratic circus

Party’s primary process may not produce strongest nominee By Eric Wiesenthal When the post-mortem on the 2020 presidential race is written, it may say: “There’s…



Editor’s note: Under the wire

Sacramento City Council beats deadline on cash-for-kids measure, barely More than 39,000 Sacramento voters signed petitions to put a cash-for-kids measure on the ballot, and…


A Russian ‘nesting doll?’

Hillary Clinton camp accuses Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of being too cozy with Kremlin Why in the world are some big-name Democrats going after Rep. Tulsi…


Hearts and minds

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren seek to diversify their support As Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren compete to be the Democratic Party’s progressive standard bearer,…