California Democratic US Senator Feinstein is getting a backslap from her party for being establishment….
She has been in trouble with the parties left wing for the last year or so….
This about a party endorsement only…
Feinstein already has won the party primary by a 32% lead…..
There haven’t been any recent polls for the US Senate race….
But Feinstein is ahead by 32% points in the Real Clear Polling average….
This is about an internal California Democratic thing, which is a mirror on the on going efforts by the Democratic left to gain more influence…It works some place…But NOT in most ….
The endorsement was an embarrassment for Feinstein, who is running for a fifth full term, and indicates that Democratic activists in California have soured on her reputation for pragmatism and deference to bipartisanship as Trump and a Republican-led Congress are attacking Democratic priorities on immigration, healthcare and environmental protections.
De León, a former state Senate leader from Los Angeles, received 65% of the vote of about 330 members of the state party’s executive board — more than the 60% needed to secure the endorsement. Feinstein, who pleaded with party leaders meeting in Oakland this weekend not to endorse any candidate, received 7%, and 28% voted for “no endorsement.”…