Harris’s plan, titled “Prosecute the Pollution,” would direct local and state law enforcement to round up carbon dioxide molecules, hold them in jail without bail and pursue life sentences without chance for parole.
At a recent event for a 2020 Democratic hopeful, I was struck by a question from the audience. Cloaked in a floral dress and cool demeanor, the woman ever-so-slightly raised her hand. “I saw you speak in New York a few weeks ago. You were different – subdued, diplomatic, placating. Is this just the California version of you? Who’s the real you, Senator?”
Election Day 2020 is 651 days away — and while this may appear to follow a trend of presidential bids coming earlier every election year, data on historical presidential announcement dates show a more complex story.
I have seen several memes across Facebook bemoaning the fact that the election falls so close to Thanksgiving. The Stanford Flipside even wrote an article titled, “Nation Just Grateful Major Political Event Happened Right Before Thanksgiving.” For those of us worried about the election results, it has been difficult to stay positive and appreciate what…
As California predictably voted in favor of Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night, voters also elected Kamala Harris as the second ever black woman to serve in the U.S. Senate and ushered in an array of new ballot propositions, including legalization of recreational marijuana.
Voting is the civil rights issue of our day because it is the key to addressing our other grievances.
The Stanford Conference on Women’s Political Empowerment brought together some of the biggest names in Bay Area and California politics, including Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren ‘70 from San Jose, Attorney General Kamala Harris and Elaine Alquist, a state senator representing Santa Clara.
President Obama’s motorcade is scheduled to skim past the Stanford campus this evening as Obama returns to the Bay Area today for two Democratic fundraisers.