No “Business as Usual” in Politics, Just Ask Di Fi

Fox & Hounds Daily published commentary by Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School and Doug Jeffe on how the political climate puts pressure on incumbent Democrats like Senator Diane Feinstein. In politics, motivation is paramount and, these days, the emotional intensity is very much on the left side of the ideological spectrum, particularly in California.…

Democrats’ road to winning back the House goes through California

Los Angeles Times quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about the prospects of the Democratic Party picking up seats in the House of Representatives through California-based midterm elections. “Every little bit of conventional wisdom was overturned in 2016,” says Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a fellow at the USC Price School of Public Policy…

State of Affairs: Assembly Speaker Rendon threatened, blue California could be seeing red

KPCC-FM’s “Take Two” interviewed Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about California politics, including resistance to state health care bills, a bill to increase transparency for campaign ad spending and the impact of the Democratic Party’s supermajority. Listen to interview here

For Democrats in California, a generational shift pulls the party left, with danger and opportunity ahead

Los Angeles Times quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about the generational split in the California Democratic Party. “You can’t hide the fact that this is old school vs. new school, it is a generational split, it is the Berniecrats vs. the establishment,” Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a USC public policy fellow who…

Jeffe quoted in Istoé (Brazil) about the Democratic party’s expectations for voter turnout and demographic influence

Istoé (Brazil) quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe about the Democratic party’s expectations for voter turnout and demographic influence. Os conservadores representados pelos republicanos, que agora também têm maioria na Câmara e no Senado, foram muito questionados ao longo do último ciclo eleitoral. A transformação demográfica pela qual os EUA passam, com o aumento da proporção das…

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…