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Health Care

Universal Coverage Committee Looks To Other States' Single Payer Plans For Lessons

December 11, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

For their second public hearing, the California Assembly's committee on universal health coverage is pulling in a geographically diverse panel of experts, including Peter Shumlin - architect of Vermont's failed single payer plan.

Andy Wong / AP

Brown Downplays 'Berniecrats,' Defends Firing Of Oil And Gas Regulators

June 15, 2017 | Ben Bradford

In an interview with Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford in Beijing last week, the governor downplayed the influence of "Berniecrats" on party policy and defended his choices in overseeing oil and gas regulation.

State Government

Are 'Berniecrats' The 'Tea Party' Of The Calif. Democrats?

May 25, 2017 | Ben Bradford

California Democrats are experiencing a case of “be careful what you wish for.” The party has seen a surge of new, young activists enter the political process due to the presidential candidacy of Senator Bernie Sanders last year.

Mark J. Terrill / AP

PolitiFact California

Examining Bernie Sanders’ Claim: Prop 61 ‘Great For California Taxpayers’

October 12, 2016

Bernie Sanders says in a new TV advertisement that California's Proposition 61, a measure to lower state prescription drug prices, 'is great for taxpayers.' But analysts say it's not clear how the state would implement the measure.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

Live From The Democratic Convention: Day Two

July 26, 2016

The Democratic National Convention continues in Philadelphia this week. State government reporter Ben Bradford is with the California Delegation – which is split between Clinton and Bernie Sanders supporters – and he joins us live on Insight today.

California Counts

History And Hostility As Clinton Ascends To Nomination

July 25, 2016 | Ben Bradford

UPDATE 11 p.m.: (AP) — A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the nomination with Tuesday's roll call of the states, making her the first woman to lead a major party into a White House race.

WATCH: Bernie Sanders Rally In Modesto, Chico

June 2, 2016

Bernie Sanders continues his campaign through the Golden State Thursday. In the morning, he'll be at an event in Modesto, Calif. At about 6:30 p.m., he will be at another rally in Chico, Calif.

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