Two California Democrats with more than 45 years in Congress between them are pitted against each other for the same seat in an unusual family feud that’s dividing the party from top to bottom.
Two House races in Southern California will match incumbent Democrats running against each other in November after primary contests yesterday.
Brad Sherman and Howard Berman have served together in Congress for the past 15 years, Democrats from neighboring southern California districts with a lot in common. That seems about to end.
U.S. Representatives Brad Sherman and Howard Berman had to be separated by a sheriff’s deputy after one Democrat called the other “delusional” during a debate in front of cheering college students.
The United Nations estimates that more than 100,000 Syrians have died since the country’s civil war began in March 2011. More die every day. But the U.S. is not considering military action to save them.
"The goal here is to deter dictators in 2022 from using chemical weapons on a mass scale against civilians."
- Brad Sherman on Sep 04, 2013