It might be the most unusual event of this campaign season: California Governor Gavin Newsom is set to face off Thursday night against Governor – and GOP presidential candidate – Ron DeSantis of Florida in a Fox News-sponsored debate. What will this clash of two rising political stars from two of the nation’s most populous states reveal about issues like abortion, immigration, homelessness and our political moment? We’ll bring you a recap and analysis of the debate, which is being held in Georgia and moderated by Fox host Sean Hannity.
Governors Newsom, DeSantis to Meet in Fox News Debate
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LEFT: Ron DeSantis (Jim Vondruska via Getty Images); RIGHT: Gavin Newsom (Jeff Chiu/The Associated Press)
Melanie Mason, senior political correspondent covering California politics, Politico
Joe Garofoli, senior political writer, San Francisco Chronicle<br />
Taryn Luna, staff writer covering California politics, LA Times