With California hosting the greatest gathering of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders to date, national networks such as CBS are covering the state party convention in San Francisco.
The 2020 Democratic presidential race just got bigger — and more expensive in California. Screenshot/CBS

In summary

Democratic presidential hopefuls shop for California support but steer clear of state issues. Kamala Harris has a scary moment. Democrats get new leader.

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Dan Morain joined CalMatters in March 2018. He is the former editorial page editor of The Sacramento Bee. Morain also spent 27 years at The Los Angeles Times, and has covered the Capitol since 1992.