California Democrats Stun Dianne Feinstein in State Convention Shocker

Mar 01, 2018, 07:42
California Democrats Stun Dianne Feinstein in State Convention Shocker

Dianne Feinstein failed to win the official endorsement of the California Democratic Party as she seeks her fifth term, another sign that the party is divided over how best to battle Republicans in Washington.

The California Democratic Party did not endorse Sen.

The Democrats are a torn party now and Senator Kamala Harris and U.S. Representative Maxine Waters are urging the members to stay united to face the midterm elections. But the enthusiasm among Democratic candidates has, ironically, made that more hard. "Both of them have long histories of service to the state, to the country and to the party". A poll by the Public Policy Institute of California this month found her leading León by a margin of 46 percent to 17 percent.

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"California Democrats are hungry for new leadership that will fight for California values from the front lines, not equivocate on the sidelines", de León said. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) for re-election at its annual convention in San Diego early Sunday.

"California's greatness comes from acts of human audacity, not congressional seniority", de Leon said. They were annoyed that she didn't take a harder line on former FBI Director James Comey's abrupt termination previous year, or that she is much more of an ally of the intelligence community than of Silicon Valley on the encryption question. Feinstein also recently said that former President Barack Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, which Trump is ending, was on shaky legal ground. Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who is courting more moderate and even conservative voters, won just 9 percent.

But de Leon, who authored "sanctuary state" legislation to limit California authorities from cooperating with federal immigration officials, has argued that Feinstein historically failed to stand up for young immigrants brought to the US illegally as children.