Payback Is A… | San Leandro Mayoral Candidates | Could AD16 Be Flipped?
CHAPTER 16 | How often do you see a Republican operative with a passion to help a Democrat win re-election? A few week’s back, I asked an East Bay Democratic congressional candidate whether they employ any Republicans on their campaign team. They looked quizzically at me as if I had actually identified a mole among their ranks. Typically, they don’t ask about a potential employee’s political affiliation because it’s usually quite obvious from their resume, they told me. Democrats usually want to work for Democrats, but not always, apparently.
Works for a Democrat, but identifies as
And since most primary voters are highly partisan, Corbett’s move is smart. However, Swalwell might later be able to attract conservatives in November. But truthfully, working across the aisle is noble in concept, but most progressives in the East Bay realize placating Republicans in the House is not in this area’s best interests unless the aim is to shortchange unemployment benefits or hand over the right of privacy to the government.
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