- New York 06/08/2016 by Linda Perry (WBAI)
—Last night victories in New Jersey, South Dakota, New Mexico and California gave Hillary Clinton enough pledged delegates and super delegates to claim victory. Her supporters took their children to the Brooklyn armory to celebrate Clinton as the first woman presidential candidate of a major party.
— Bernie Sanders took the stage in Santa Monica, California vowing to continue the struggle for the nomination. President Obama congratulated both Clinton and Sanders, but withheld endorsing Clinton. He will meet with both Democratic candidates at the White House on Thursday.
—Norman Seabrook, President of NYC Correction’s Union was arrested early Wednesday morning. Along with hedgefund Murray Huberfeld, he was charged with wire fraud.
—And controversy surrounds Governor Andrew Cuomo's Executive Order targeting the BDS movement.