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01 March 2018, 07:44 | Simon Arnold
Dem challenger blocks Feinstein from state party's endorsement
"The long-time California Democratic senator failed to secure her own party's endorsement, coming in almost 20 percentage points behind her primary challenger among delegate votes at the state party's annual convention in San Diego over the weekend".
The California Democratic Party will not endorse Sen. Kamala Harris and U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, urged unity ahead of the midterm elections.
Democratic activists were more eager to back de Leon, who is touting himself as a fresh face with stronger progressive credentials, particularly on immigration.
While the party didn't endorse Feinstein, who's been in Congress since 1992, they didn't endorse her challenger either. They said that President Donald Trump is a common enemy to more than 3,000 Democratic activists gathered at the annual meet. A poll by the Public Policy Institute of California this month found her leading Mr.de León by a margin of 46 percent to 17 percent. He called it "an astounding rejection of politics as usual" and a boost to his campaign's momentum. Dianne Feinstein during the California Democratic Party convention on Saturday.
"California's greatness comes from acts of human audacity, not congressional seniority", de Leon said.
"California Democrats are hungry for new leadership that will fight for California values from the front lines, not equivocate on the sidelines", he said.
Feinstein, the oldest member of the Senate at 84, is seeking a sixth term.
No official endorsement was given either to the four Democrats that involved in the race to replace Governor Jerry Brown. It took Feinstein a while before she chose to vote against a spending bill last December and last January in order to show her protest over the Trump administration's immigration policy. Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, who is courting more moderate and even conservative voters, won just 9 percent. She pledged to do it again if elected.
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