2020

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,…


Editor’s note: The campaign sprint

California’s March 3 presidential primary accelerates local races A year from now—Nov. 3, 2020—America will be electing the next president. But first things first. Democrats…



Editor’s note: The surrogate

West Sacramento mayor is stumping for Pete Buttigieg These days, Christopher Cabaldon has two jobs plus a side gig. He’s mayor of West Sacramento and…


Essay: Change agent

Sac council candidate vows police, environmental and economic reform By James “Faygo” Clark You may have seen me around town with Kozmo, my furry companion….


Bern-ing Sacramento

California hasn’t always mattered in presidential primaries. Bernie Sanders’ rally proves that’s about to change. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ visit to Sacramento last week confirmed…


To impeach or not to impeach

For Democrats and progressives, that is the question The long-simmering debate among Democrats and progressives is about to boil over: To impeach President Donald Trump…


Berniemania 2.0

Bernie Sanders brings his upstart presidential campaign back to Northern California this week Four years after he almost wrested the Democratic presidential nomination from Hillary…


Essay: Toss out the old rules

A congressional candidate says he’s running on new principles By Jeff Burdick In May, I began campaigning as a progressive for Congress in California’s 7th…