Politics: Bernie speaks out for Hillary

by Bernie Sanders for the L.A. Times In the primaries, I received 1,846 pledged delegates, 46% of the total. Hillary Clinton received 2,205 pledged delegates, 54%. She received 602 superdelegates. I received 48 superdelegates. Hillary Clinton is the Democratic nominee and I will vigorously support her. Donald Trump would be a disaster and an embarrassment …

Politics: We can support Clinton

by Judy Ferro After the Republicans spent their convention filling the airwaves with Hillary-bashing, I feel compelled to announce that I like Hillary Clinton. I may love Bernie and lament that a million Californians didn’t know they couldn’t vote for him in their primary while registered Republican. I will still be very happy to see President Rodham-Clinton inaugurated. …

Politics: Big differences in party platforms

by Judy Ferro Rumor is that the draft of the Republican National Platform now runs 33,000 words—about 300 pages or five times the length of the 2012 platform.   Is it possible? I don’t know, but I have to chuckle thinking of the Republican Convention in Cleveland going quiet Tuesday as delegates struggle to read this …

Democrats: Sanders stays in the race

by Judy Ferro Bernie Sanders won 22 state primaries and caucuses with over 11 million votes. It’s a major accomplishment. Yet, with only 20 more delegates to be allotted, he has 1816 pledged delegates to Hillary Clinton’s 2197. Also, 75% of the 751 superdelegates have declared for Clinton. Ironically, those superdelegates that have been an …

Idaho Politics: Idaho Dems Caucus for Bernie, Hillary

by Judy Ferro Did you hear that Idaho Democrats had a caucus last week? LOL? The event not only got a front page mentions in the Idaho Press-Tribune and coverage from local TV stations, but several mentions on CNN. Favorable coverage for Idaho on national TV—gotta love it! Overnight the jokes about Democrats meeting in …