On the latest episode of Pacific Standard's podcast about how our stories are made, we talk with editorial fellow Jack Herrera about California's mid-term Senate race.
The state senator from Los Angeles has racked up major legislative achievements on everything from clean energy to immigration reform. Now he faces his biggest—and most unlikely—challenge yet: unseating Dianne Feinstein.
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After authoring California's sanctuary state law and drafting its 100 percent renewable energy goals, the state senator talks with Pacific Standard about setting his sights on an even higher ambition: unseating Dianne Feinstein.
Tuesday's election results offered a blast from the past for California Democrats.
On Wednesday at COP21, divestment was king, as California touted its success, and Bill McKibben announced a major shift in global capital away from carbon.