Brown, budgets, battlegrounds, and CA’s possible presidential contender

KPCC-FM’s “Take Two” interviewed Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about California politics, including the political aspirations of Senator Kamala Harris, the state budget and the 2018 midterm elections. While most of us were busy following the fallout from the firing of the FBI director, Governor Jerry Brown put out a revised state…

Jeffe looks at California Senate debate

The San Francisco Chronicle quoted Professor Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about the debate between the two candidates for the open California Senate seat. When warned by Brown that if she went over her time, “I’m going to stop you,” Sanchez had a one-word answer: “Try.” Harris, on the other hand, was…

A One-party State without the Rancor

California is drifting to the political center, even as national politics is lurching both left and right. It remains to be seen, however, whether this is another instance of the Golden State’s being out in front of the rest of the country or just inhabiting a parallel universe. Read the full article by Sherry Bebitch Jeffe and…