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State of Affairs: Assembly Speaker Rendon threatened, blue California could be seeing red

by Austin Cross and A Martínez | Take Two®

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Yolanda Sanchez, left,and her daughter, Michele Sanches-Nelson, a registered nurse, wait in line with other members of the California Nurses Association and supporters to enter the Capitol to call for a single-payer health plan, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. The demonstrators were demanding that Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, D-Paramount, bring a health care bill, SB562, by state Senators Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Garden, and Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, to a vote in the Assembly. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) Rich Pedroncelli/AP

This week on Take Two's State of Affairs:

  • Assembly speaker Anthony Rendon faced death threats, less than a week after putting the single-payer bill on hold. 
  • Just who is putting up the money for campaign ads? A new bill wants to tell you, but Democrats can't seem to agree on it. 
  • California Dems may have a supermajority, but could too much blue have people seeing red?


Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, professor of public policy at USC
Carla Marinucci, senior editor for Politico's California Playbook

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