Big donor Steyer’s presidential run could deny millions to other Democratic races

Reuters quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School on the potential impact of billionaire Tom Steyer’s presidential aspirations. “The influence he is going to have on the campaign is probably to rob candidates farther down the ballot of the ability to raise the kind of money they need,” said Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a…

Will Gavin Newsom try to kick Trump off the California ballot?

CBS News quoted Abby Wood of the USC Gould School on a proposed California law that would force presidential candidates to disclose 5 years of federal tax returns. “The Constitution prohibits states from adding additional ‘qualifications’ for ballot access, but no court has analyzed whether requiring tax return disclosure is a ‘qualification,’” Abby Wood, an…