Tag Archives: Democratic Party

Richmond’s Beckles tries to ride the progressive wave for a November upset against Buffy Wicks

Jovanka Beckles, who served on Richmond's City Council for eight years, is running for California's Assembly District 15 with the support of Our Revolution, a progressive platform backed by Bernie Sanders. She's one of hundreds...

Deferred Action and Deportation: Latinos and Obama

In this year’s dead heat Presidential election, both candidates are vying for the Latino vote. Last Tuesday, President Obama told Iowa’s Des Moines Register that his re-election rests in the hands of Latino voters.