April 18, 2016

College Democrats at UCSC make two endorsements

Today the College Democrats at UCSC voted to endorse both AB 2455 (a bill which would establish an automatic voter registration system for students when enrolling in classes) and Measure Q, which will help fund repairs to Cabrillo College 

February 04, 2016

Why a ‘Virtual Tie’ in Iowa Is Better for Clinton Than Sanders

The Iowa causaus between Clinton and Sanders was so close, New York Times calls it a "virtual tie", however geograpicaly, this tie is better for Clinton.

January 25, 2016

College Democrats at UCSC Endorse Bernie Sanders

Club members supported his ideas of Universal healthcare and education. 

January 05, 2016

The College Democrats at UCSC endorse Mick Del Rosario

Mick is a club Alum who is running to President of SFCYD, he did great work at UCSC and will make a great choice to lead SF

November 22, 2015

John Bel Edwards wins in Louisiana!

This marks the first time Democrats have picked up the governorship of a red state since 2008

November 17, 2015

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Drops Out Of Race For Republican Nomination

His exit leaves just 14 republican canidates, down from an original 17

November 16, 2015

Govonors arround the country give in to xenophobia

Since the attacks in Paris, many (mostly Republican) govonors have come out in favor of halting the acceptance of all refugees from Syria. While the good news is they have no say in the matter, this is exactly the type of political pandering and scapegoating that leads to increased xenophobia and hate crimes. 

November 13, 2015

Paris attacked!

Paris has declared a state of emergency after 120 killed in gunfire. 

November 13, 2015

Congressman Sam Farr announces retirement

Congresmeber Sam Farr from California's 20th district will not seek reelection in 2016. 

October 21, 2015

Joe Biden not running for president

The VP made his announcment this morning 

October 08, 2015

McCarthy Withdraws From Speakers Race!

It is unclear who Republicans will now turn to for leadership. 

October 13, 2015

Debate Watch Party!

Come join us as we watch the first democratic debate! 

September 30, 2015

Good News!

Organizers seeking to repeal SB277 appear to have failed to collect enugh signatures to proceed. 

September 25, 2015

Boehner Calling it Quits

Speaker John Boehner announced today that he will resign as speaker at the end of October.

September 21, 2015

Scott Walker Drops Out

He is the second Republican canidate to drop out of the race

September 17, 2015

Worrying News Out Of Burkina Faso

While most American's were focused on last nights debate, it appears a coup has overnthrown the government of Burkina Faso 

September 11, 2015

Rick Parry Ends Campaign

Who will be the next canidate to drop out? 

September 10, 2015

Obama directs administration to accept at least 10,000 Syrian refugees next year

If acomplished this would be a six fold increase over what the number of refugees the US has taken in this year 

September 09, 2015

Democrat picks up seat in Oklahoma State House

Although Obama recived less than 40% in OK-HD 85, Democrat Cyndi Munson won the special election to fill the seat.

September 04, 2015

Democrats select new State Assembily Speaker

Anthony Rendon will take over from Atkins soon. 

September 02, 2015

Iran deal secures enough supporters in the senate to allow President Obama to veto any anti-deal bill

Barbra Mikulski became the 34th Senator to announce her support 

August 30, 2015

Tallest Mountain in North America to be Renamed

President Obama announced today that the tallest mountain in North America, formerly called Mt. Mckinley, will be renamed Denali, which is the traditional Alaska Native name for the mountain,

August 18, 2015

Hillary Clinton Opposes Artic Drilling

In a rare split from the Obama administration 2016 Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton has come out against drilling for oil in the artic ocean. 

August 12, 2015

Sad News Out Of Georgia

Former President Jimmy Carter has anounced he has cancer. 

August 12, 2015

Democrats break Republican supermajority in Georgia State House

Despite the fact that in 2012 Mitt Romney carried the district in question, Democrats in Georgia won a key special election last night.

August 06, 2015

VRA turns 50

But its future is unclear.

August 03, 2015

Big news in the Puerto Rico debt crisis!

Puerto Rico has defaulted on a $58 million bond payment that was due Monday.

July 31, 2015

The 1st Republican debate is fast approaching!

Who will make the big debate? Who will be stuck at the Jr. Debate?

July 30, 2015

Free event with Mark Stone

There will be a free educational program open to the public, "End-of-Life Options: SB 128 and Beyond” on Thursday, July 30, 2015, 7-8:30 pm, at the Louden Nelson Community Center. The program features Assemblymember Mark Stone (SB 128 coauthor) and addresses medical aid in dying and other end-of-life options. For more information, email: elenac@post.harvard.edu or call: (831) 334-8555

July 20, 2015

Cuba and U.S. quietly restore full diplomatic ties after 5 decades

54 years of silence are coming to an end. 

 

July 15, 2015

Cotoni-Coast Dairies National Monument

The College Democrats at UCSC have endorsed the efforts of the Cotoni-Coast Dairies National Monument Campaign to recive a presidential designation for a new national monument in Santa Cruz County. Please take a moment to pledge your name in support!  

July 14, 2015

Military continuing to make progress on LGBT issues

July 14, 2015

Pluto is cool!

Today NASA's New Horizens spacecraft made its closest approach to pluto!

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