All the debates, rallies, and fundraisers have been preparing the ground for February 2016, when the first actual ballots of this year's election will be cast.
Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign has been petitioning for ballot status all over the Lone Star state, and the payoff is now.
We recently attended the NorCal climate march in Oakland, where we asked those who attended why the issue of climate change is so important and what needed to be done.
"It's scary when we have candidates talking about shutting down houses of worship, about having badges for religious groups; that ought to alarm every American."
We take sides - yours - with stories to save the planet and you. Now you have a chance to help us do it.
Right wingers divert attention away from pro-billionaire policies that are the real cause of economic problems and inflame voters' fears.
They came to hear his call for economic justice and equality, for his criticism of the billionaire class, happy to finally have a candidate that speaks to working class interests.
In the United States today, approximately 120 to 130 indigenous languages are still spoken by at least a few people.
"As a result of the disastrous decision in the Citizens United case, the American political system has become totally corrupted."
"Scott Walker was a one-trick labor bashing pony and the novelty seems to have worn off even among Republican primary voters."