The candidates DemoCast interviewed are seeking to improve on the policies of incumbent Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives. Rep. Henry Waxman (District 33) is retiring, opening the race to both Elan Carr and Ted Lieu, whom we interviewed at the annual convention of the Jewish National Fund. The other candidates, Adam King (District 37) and John Wood (Dist. 43), are challenging Karen Bass and Maxine Waters whom we interviewed at the California Republican Convention, along with a couple of urban community activists seeking alternatives to the incumbents weak delivery to urban communities.
Elan Carr, candidate for House of Representatives from U.S. 33rd Congressional District.
Deputy District Attorney, Elan Carr, a criminal gang prosecutor, served as a military attorney in Iraq, and still serves in the Army reserves today. At the Jewish National Fund annual convention in September, he fields questions on his positions on U.S. Middle East policies.
Ted Lieu, candidate for House of Representatives from U.S. 33rd Congressional District.
California State Sen. Ted Lieu, co-sponsored a bill to divest California funds from the Iran and companies doing business with her. At the Jewish National Fund's annual convention in September, he fields questions on his positions on U.S. Middle East policies.
John Wood, candidate for House of Representatives from 43rd Congressional District.
John Wood discusses his positions to replace Rep. Maxine Waters in L.A.'s 43rd Congressional District in the November 4th, 2014 election. John Wood, grandson of the founder of Dot Records, is running on a platform of improving education and increasing jobs in the urban community.
How Obama-supportive Democrats harm African-American voters- Dr. Herbert Baker.
Community-activist, Dr. Herbert Baker reaches-out with a group of unemployed African-American young people to elect new-blood to replace the incumbent, black Democrat machine- through alternative candidates, many running under the Republican category.. Backed-up by under-employed young adults from his community, Robert Atkins, Tommy Jones, and Venesha Allman.
Community activist, Shirley Husar of Urban Game Changers.
Urban Game Changer's Shirley Husar stands with kids and their grandma Tanya t explain Calif GOP's issues in urban communities. An inebriated, Neil Kashkari-defender from San Diego forgets her civility, gets reminded.
Adam King, candidate for House of Representatives from U.S. 37th Congressional District. Candidate Adam King, (running for election to the House from L.A.'s District 37) discusses the White House policies which affect those concerned with Israel and the Muslim world. He is running for the seat occupied by Rep. Karen Bass (D).