California primaries

California Democrats Hope to Mitigate Primary Problem
Some lawmakers are concerned they have too many Democrats running

Sam Jammal is one of several Democrats running to replace Rep. Ed Royce in California’s 39th District. (D.A. Banks/CQ Roll Call file photo)

California Democrats know they have a primary problem. 

“Put it this way,” Rep. Raul Ruiz said. “It’s part of my prayers.”

Kamala Harris Aims to Make History in California, Again
State attorney general could be second ever African-American woman in Senate

Kamala Harris was the first woman, the first African-American and the first person of South-Asian descent to be elected attorney general in California. (Jason Merritt/Getty Images for Variety file photo)

Kamala Harris broke down barriers in California politics during a decades-long career in criminal justice. In 2016, she’s on track to do so again — this time on the national stage.  

A career that began in the Alameda County district attorney's office is now poised to take Harris — if things go right this November — to the United States Senate.  

Trump: 'Open Arms' to Sanders Supporters
Presumptive GOP nominee appeals to others who feel the system is 'rigged'

In his Tuesday night victory speech, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump slammed the Clintons and addressed the anger among Bernie Sanders supporters. (Kena Betancur/AFP/Getty Images)

Donald Trump beckoned to disappointed supporters of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday, saying in a primary night victory speech that he would represent their interests better than Hillary Clinton.  

“For all of those Bernie Sanders voters who will be left out in the cold by a rigged system of superdelegates, we welcome you with open arms,” Trump said to a crowd of cheering supporters at Trump National Golf Club Westchester in New York.

Cher Throws Support — and Emoticons — Behind Clinton
Actress, in Tweets, urges followers to vote in Tuesday's primaries

Cher tweets her support for Clinton. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Cher wants her Twitter audience to know that she still really, really, really wants everyone to vote for Hillary Clinton, even after media outlets declared Clinton the presumptive Democratic nominee .  

The actress, whose Twitter feed is littered with emoticons and cat pictures, posted late Monday night that she would still vote for Clinton (!!) in California, and that everyone else MUST also vote (!!) in Tuesday's six-state primary .