Why California Voters Recalled Chesa Boudin

Why California Voters Recalled Chesa Boudin

This post was originally published on this siteSasha Abramsky The ousting of the progressive San Francisco district attorney suggests that Democrats have failed to win the public with their messaging on criminal justice. The post Why California Voters Recalled Chesa Boudin appeared first on The Nation.

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Could California be a warning sign for Democrats in the fall? Takeaways from the latest primaries

Could California be a warning sign for Democrats in the fall? Takeaways from the latest primaries

This post was originally published on this siteCalifornia races dominated the June 7 primaries, shaping the 2022 midterm races and sending a warning shot for Democrats in November’s elections.     

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In Wisconsin, a complex debate on crime foreshadows a midterm fight

In Wisconsin, a complex debate on crime foreshadows a midterm fight

This post was originally published on this siteWisconsin, a swing state with crucial midterm races, is home to a fiery debate over crime, policing and racial justice.

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Biden turns his focus to gun violence prevention for New York trip

Biden turns his focus to gun violence prevention for New York trip

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden heads to New York City on Thursday after a spate of headline-grabbing violent crimes, hoping to turn the politically fraught issue of crime into a new focus on combating gun violence.

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Why rising crime isn’t breaking through as a national issue

Why rising crime isn’t breaking through as a national issue

This post was originally published on this siteBut a closer look at the data reveals that crime, for the most part, remains a backburner national issue for Americans, unlike in the 1990s. Crime does, however, have the ability to shape local and state politics.

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Justice Department boosts funds to cities to battle rise in crime

Justice Department boosts funds to cities to battle rise in crime

This post was originally published on this siteThe Justice Department is closing out the year with a surge in grants for public safety programs in cities across the country, including many grappling with a dramatic rise in violent crime.

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The reasons behind Biden’s plummeting poll numbers

The reasons behind Biden’s plummeting poll numbers

This post was originally published on this site  President Joe Biden delivers the keynote address at South Carolina State University’s 2021 Fall Commencement Ceremony in Orangeburg, S.C., Friday, Dec. 17, 2021. | Carolyn Kaster, Associated Press Americans aren’t as optimistic as they used to be about Biden’s handling of the...

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