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Facing Recall Anger From Shop Owners, Newsom Touts Small Business Roots

Candidates Hoping to Replace Newsom Sue Secretary of State Over Ballot Issues

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California Court Rules Nursing Home Employees Can Deadname Transgender Seniors

Maybe You Should Run for Office. Here’s How

It's Official: 41 Candidates Vie to Replace Newsom

Can Democrats' Immigration Reform Plan Succeed Through Budget Reconciliation?

Zero Political Experience Makes Me a 'Great' Candidate for Governor, Says Talk Show Host

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Judge Denies Newsom’s Request to Identify Himself as a Democrat on Recall Ballot

Newsom, Legislative Leaders Agree to Expanded Independent Study for Remote Learners