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Essential Politics: It’s all about a money, money, money

I’m Christina Bellantoni, your Essential Politics horde for Back to a Future Day.

It’s not mostly we get to news on what’s being pronounced to rich donors behind sealed doors.

But Seema Mehta got some sum from Jeb Bush’s Newport Beach fund-raiser during a bayfront Lido Isle home of Andrew Littlefair, a former Reagan staffer who is a boss of a healthy gas company, and his wife, Karen. Mehta reports that he told a some-more than 50 donors in a room that a Republican Party is during a “crossroads” and contingency possibly welcome an confident prophesy for a nation’s destiny that is personified by his campaign, or wheel down a desperate trail offering by Republican opposition Donald Trump. Read her story to learn how Bush describes how he differs from Trump on unfamiliar policy.

We’ve also been stating about where celebrities mount on a presidential candidates.

On Aug. 10, Sarah Silverman urged a throng of 27,500 people during a convene in Los Angeles to join her in ancillary Sen. Bernie Sanders, saying, “His dignified compass and clarity of values inspires me.”

The comedian didn’t discuss that progressing in a year she gave a $2,700 limit donation to Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Silverman was among a artists appearing on a prolonged Sanders publicity list final month, though we’ve beheld her name does not seem in a Federal Election Commission database as opening her wallet for a self-described Democratic socialist. It is not her initial incursion into politics — she has donated several times to Minnesota Sen. Al Franken.

I asked her reps if she will be donating to Sanders, and if she would behind Clinton should her claimant not make it to a ubiquitous election. They did not respond to requests for comment.

Finally, did we know Clinton has a domestic transformation cabinet of educators behind her?

Joy Resmovits performed an invitation for a “meet and greet” from a organisation describing itself as a PAC “supporting a preparation vision” of Clinton. America’s Teachers is hosting a “community discussion” on preparation during a bureau of Propper Daley in Los Angeles Wednesday. The firm’s co-president is Mark Daley, who worked for Clinton’s debate in 2008.

Appearing during a eventuality are Steve Barr, a authority of California Democrats for Education Reform, owner of a Green Dot Public Schools licence propagandize sequence and CEO of a Future is Now preparation nonprofit; Propper Daley co-president Greg Propper, and former Democratic National Committee Chairman and former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean. Also listed on a invitation are Naveed Amalfard and Luke Villalobos from America’s Teachers.


Sarah Wire reports that Democratic beginner category boss Rep. Ted Lieu (Torrance) and a group of congressmen will plea several members of a Washington press corps Wednesday night in a “Politicians vs. Press” Spelling Bee.

The competition, moderated by a Scripps National Spelling Bee, takes place during a National Press Club in Washington. Follow along.


– Wire tracked Rep. Mike Honda as he met with “clock kid” Ahmer Mohamed Tuesday in Washington. Read what Honda had to say about Silicon Valley and secular profiling.

– California’s senators joined associate Democrats Tuesday to retard legislation that would have funded some sovereign appropriation from cities that defense residents from sovereign immigration officials.

– How did Black Lives Matter became a thorn in a side of L.A. leaders? Shelby Grad explains here. And Matt Pearce offers a timeline with photos to inspect if it’s a transformation or an organization.

– Opponents of a new assisted self-murder law in California have been cleared to collect signatures for a referendum to dissolution it, Melanie Mason reports.

– Vice President Joe Biden is telling a opposite story about a Osama bin Laden raid.

– Lisa Mascaro has a latest on Rep. Paul Ryan and a House care races.

– Evan Halper and Mike Memoli tee up Clinton’s scheduled Thursday testimony before a House Select Committee on Benghazi.


I goofed on Anthony Rendon’s pretension in yesterday’s Essential Politics. He is a incoming Assembly speaker.

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