Through a string of television interviews, he has come out as against Medicare for All, tuition-free college and legalization of marijuana. The media mogul represents a restoration of more moderate values to the Democratic platform, and could potentially harness support from Republicans as well as Democrats, as he did during his tenure as mayor. … [Read more...] about VOTE: Who Will Be The 2020 Democratic Nominee?
Several supervisors expressed concern that, despite being narrowly written, the ordinance could have served to weaken the city’s sanctuary policy, which is intended to ensure that immigrant communities can cooperate with law enforcement without fearing deportation. … [Read more...] about Assault suspect extradited to SF without change in city’s sanctuary policy
“It’s about an individual we’re bringing into the country for the purpose of prosecution,” she said. “The sanctuary city ordinance is to protect those already in the city, and to make sure we’re using local resources to protect local residents and that local residents feel safe engaging with the local government, which keeps us safer.” … [Read more...] about Supes appear set to relax sanctuary law for accused rapist, but doubts persist
The move, which is pending approval of the full Board of Supervisors, would allow the San Francisco district attorney’s office to notify the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in the event that the suspect, Ben Azaza, posts bail, gets acquitted or is let go if no probable cause is found to continue his prosecution. … [Read more...] about SF looks to relax sanctuary law in case of a rideshare driver accused of rape
A contested convention may not be the end of the world, however. Biden has held a consistent, if fluctuating, lead over his opponents throughout the primary, and he’s likely to enter the convention with at least a plurality of delegates. It is entirely possible that Biden maintains his lead through the first ballot and the superdelegates fall into line to propel him to the nomination. (RELATED: A Third Of Democratic Primary Voters Expected Elizabeth Warren To Perform Best At Debates) … [Read more...] about How The Democrats’ New Party Rules Could Turn Their 2020 Convention Into A Free-For-All