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“Saving democracy”: Cory Booker taps into the “moral imagination” of supporters, voters

2020 Democratic primary candidate Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) addresses a crowd of over four hundred at his happy hour fundraiser yesterday. The fundraiser, hosted prior to the Democratic National Committee summer meetings this weekend, was held at the Folsom Street Foundry in San Francisco to popularize Booker's campaign.

by Kathy Fang and Nicole Tian

August 23, 2019

Against two neon projections spelling out “CORY 2020” in bold letters, New Jersey Senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker led the crowd in an emphatic chant to conclude his speech from yesterday’s fundraiser. “We will rise. We will rise,” he shouted into the microphone...

“Not left, not right, forward”: Presidential candidate Andrew Yang solicits the support of tech workers and Asian Americans in the Bay Area

In his speech at a fundraiser in Morgan Hill yesterday, Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang called himself “the opposite of Trump: an Asian man who likes math.” Of people who voted for Trump in 2016, 10 percent have said that they support Yang.

by Eric Fang, Editor-in-Chief

August 22, 2019

“How many of you work in technology?” Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang asked the over 150 people having lunch at circular tables around him.  About half the people in the room raised their hands.  “So you know what’s on the horizon,” Yang said. “If you work in technology,...

‘Repair, restore and renew America’: Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson brings her vision to the Bay Area

Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson spoke to a crowd of over 300 people at Manny's in San Francisco last night as part of her four-day campaign swing in California this week. Williamson's plans to

by Eric Fang, News Editor

August 16, 2019

Over 300 people gathered for a town hall meeting in the restaurant and community space Manny’s in San Francisco on Thursday night. Some of the people fanned themselves with navy and pink “Marianne 2020” posters. Some had brought copies of Marianne Williamson’s books. Others wore bright pink hats...

“Dream big, fight harder”: Elizabeth Warren has a plan for American families

2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D.) addresses a crowd of thousands at her town hall rally in Oakland yesterday night. Warren put forth a number of policy proposals, including education reform, universal healthcare and anti-corruption legislation.

by Kathy Fang and Eric Fang

June 1, 2019

With the American flag behind her and a crowd of several thousand Bay Area voters and supporters before her, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) stepped into the spotlight in the middle of a soccer field, both arms outstretched to welcome the cheers of her audience. Before...

Starting from the bottom: Beto O’Rourke builds momentum at town hall in San Francisco

Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke addresses a crowd of supporters and voters at a town hall event in San Francisco this afternoon. O'Rourke announced his bid for the presidency on March 14 and made his first stop in the Bay Area today.

by Kathy Fang and Eric Fang

April 28, 2019

Presidential candidate and Democratic rising star Beto O’Rourke traveled to the Bay Area to host a town hall at the United Irish Cultural Center in San Francisco this afternoon. Introduced by Rep. Jared Huffman (D) of California’s 2nd district, O’Rourke opened the event with an overarching campaign...

2020 Democratic primaries race opens with first round of presidential bids

From left to right: Democratic 2020 candidates Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and former San Antonio mayor Julian Castro.

by Kathy Fang, Managing Editor

January 13, 2019

Three prominent Democrats—Sen. Elizabeth Warren, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and former San Antonio mayor Julian Castro, and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard—have announced their candidacy for the 2020 presidential election, setting the Democratic primaries race in motion. Warren, a socialist-leani...

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