8/11/20: “It took a little bit to get her footing,” said Roger Salazar, a California Democratic strategist and former Clinton White House official, adding that the next few months will test how Harris learned from her stumbles on the campaign trail. “Good leaders focus on the issues that are in front of them … and […]
8/11/20: Democratic strategist Hilary McLean pointed to Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez as a potential choice. As a Latina, Gonzalez would bring more diversity to the Senate floor, McLean said of the longtime labor advocate who has risen to prominence in California for her championing of the employee classification law AB 5.“She never backs down from a […]
Senator Kamala Harris looms large on Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s list of potential VP picks – he has said that he will pick a woman as running mate, and Harris is leading the ‘pundit polls’ as the most likely choice. If Harris is selected, and the Biden/Harris ticket goes on to win the November election, she will […]
Media Consumption in a Pandemic Age: Roger Salazar and Hilary McLean of Alza Strategies
As work and home life has changed dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, so has the way we consume media. With that, it requires those who wish to communicate political and policy ideas to change accordingly. Which of these changes are temporary and which are permanent?
The powerful tech giants of Silicon Valley may wield some of the biggest lobbying budgets in Washington, but they have been comparatively absent in their home state’s capital — where they are now on the defensive.
With Sen. Kamala Harris dropping out of the 2020 presidential race Tuesday, she returns her full attention to the Senate a month before the body is likely to start considering impeaching President Donald Trump.
Millions of ballots are cast in a presidential election, but winning the White House comes down to just this: 270 votes.
Prominent political consultants Roger Salazar and Hilary McLean worked together in tiny digs in Gov. Gray Davis’ press office before the current crop of Capitol Weekly interns were even born.
The San Francisco Chronicle once called him “a master of the soundbite” and Roger Salazar has the record to back up that description. He heads ALZA Strategies, a political communications firm with heavy connections to California’s Latino political community.
Our readers are telling us housing affordability is a top concern for them. We asked the California Influencers to discuss what can be done to make housing less expensive for California.