California Democrats Snub Dianne Feinstein’s Reelection Bid

This is further proof that Democrats are embracing the far left wing of their party. Dianne Feinstein would have been a lock to win reelection but the party’s base wants far left “Bernie” type candidates.

Politico reports:

California Democrats decline to endorse Feinstein

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In a sharp rebuke to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the California Democratic Party has declined to endorse the state’s own senior senator in her bid for reelection.

Riven by conflict between progressive and more moderate forces at the state party’s annual convention here, delegates favored Feinstein’s progressive rival, state Senate leader Kevin de León, over Feinstein by a vote of 54 percent to 37 percent, according to results announced Sunday.

Neither candidate reached the 60 percent threshold required to receive the party endorsement for 2018. But the snubbing of Feinstein led de León to claim a victory for his struggling campaign.

“The outcome of today’s endorsement vote is an astounding rejection of politics as usual, and it boosts our campaign’s momentum as we all stand shoulder-to-shoulder against a complacent status quo,” de León said in a prepared statement. “California Democrats are hungry for new leadership that will fight for California values from the front lines, not equivocate on the sidelines.”

The Democrats are in a struggle for control of their party. The far left base wants control and they’re at war with the establishment.

 

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