Stories about Progressives

A progressive candidate files for DA, opening up the 2019 race

Chesa Boudin, a deputy public defender whose life has been shaped by the criminal justice system, offers a new perspective in a campaign dominated by tough-on-crime candidates.

Mar pushes Breed on budget accountability

Plus: Yee puts progressives in control of key committees.

Corporate Democrats win in SF state delegate elections

Chiu and Wiener slate wins with candidates who do not represent a winning strategy for 2020.

Relax: Yee’s ‘interim committees’ are just placeholders

The first assignments are not a sign of what the new board president is going to do.

Yee is board president — what does that mean?

Some progressives side with moderates to elect a cautious, compromise leader -- but Ronen emerges with a powerful political base.

The new supes, a public bank, police secrecy …

... and a pricey inauguration for a governor who has no apparent concept of the problem of economic inequality. That's The Agenda for Jan. 7-13.

The real stakes in the board president vote

What direction do the progressives want to take in the next two years?

Trump: The sudden anti-war champion?

Sorting out the president's impetuous moves in Syria and Afghanistan

Two local slates vie to set direction for state Democratic Party

Progressives take on Chiu and Yimbys in key January vote. Plus: A chance to go to Cuba (without following the rules) ... That's The Agenda, Holiday Week Edition

Nancy Pelosi just announced her retirement

The deal she cut to remain speaker means she plans to step down in 2022 -- which will set off a wild campaign for one of the most coveted jobs in SF politics.