Democratic Activists Flexing Muscles Over Health Care In Politically Charged Mid-Term Year
Activists want to push the state even further to the left on health care with their support of the single-payer legislation that has been shelved in the Legislature.
Rent Control And Health Care: Liberals Fight For The Soul Of The California Democratic Party
As her primetime speech at the California Democratic Party convention ran long Saturday, an orchestral recording drowned out Sen. Dianne Feinstein. ... And at one point, angry over Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon's decision to hold a proposed single-payer universal health care bill in committee, a person in the crowded room at the Progressive Caucus Friday night yelled that Rendon was a "DINO," or "Democrat-in-name-only." (Hart and Kosseff, 2/26)