Bernie Sanders was dreaming up picking up a net 300 delegates over Joe Biden in CA, but Biden's surge has limited him to a 56 net delegate gain.
California Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom easily won the state’s primary for governor on Tuesday and will face a Republican businessman endorsed by President Donald Trump in the November general election.
California is the state of Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan, and has a long history of Republican right-wing politics and politicians. However in today’s environment California Republicans are an endangered species. According to an article in the New York Times, “there may be no Republican candidate for governor or United States senator on the state’s ballot this November.”
The presidential campaign of Bernie Sanders is spending a lot of money. Despite outraising Hillary Clinton in April, as Rachel Maddow discusses the Sanders cash crunch ahead of the very expensive California Democratic primary.
Bernie Sanders is banking on a California miracle to propel him to the Democratic nomination, which is why his decline in fundraising could not have come at a worse time.
A turnover of as little as 5 or 6 house seats in California could mean that Democrats once again control the House of Representatives.