City stakeholders weigh in on importance of endorsements

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Endorsements are supposed to point voters toward candidates who have similar ideological outlooks and policy ideas, according to campus public policy professor Dan Lindheim. In Berkeley, where the political spectrum ranges from moderate Democrat to radical liberal, public figures’ stances do not vary much on topics such as education, health and public safety.
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Bernie Sanders hosts rally in Oakland

With one week to go before the California primary election, presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke at a rally in Oakland on Monday in an effort to gauge voter support from members of the community and advocate for his platforms, which revolve around universal healthcare and free public college tuition.
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