Team Obama’s effort kicked off Wednesday with a series of Spanish-language television and radio ads showing supporters sharing their personal stories and saying that President Obama improved their lives and their communities. The spots will run in Colorado, Nevada and Florida.
The 13-member commission of California citizens is in charge of the state’s redistricting plan. In the past, the task was left to state legislators who often were redrawing electoral districts to increase their chances for re-election. Need to Know reports on California’s effort to combat gerrymandering.