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California nurses union is all in for Sanders. But can it tilt the outcome on its home turf?
Los Angeles Times

As Bernie Sanders prepares for the California presidential primary, he has a local ground force that he leans on as “one of the sponsors of my campaign”: nurses.

They typically focus on healthcare policy. But when they weigh in on more purely political pursuits, they have gained a reputation as the mischief-makers of California politics. They have thrown all their might — and that of their affiliated super PAC — behind the Vermont senator’s uphill presidential bid, despite Sanders’ expressed disdain for such outside spending groups.