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Gov. Gavin Newsom Easily Defeats the Recall

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Newsom Soundly Defeats California Recall Effort, Holds Onto Job as Governor

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Can Recall Ads in Spanish Sway Latino Voters? Two Families Weigh In

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California Recall Election Result: When Will We Know?

Two Latino Families on the Recall Election

A Rundown of Major Laws Passed — and Not Passed — by the California Legislature This Year

What Could a Republican Governor Do?

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With Two Weeks Left in the Recall Election, Latest Polls Show Some Good News for Newsom

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What a Republican Governor Could Do – and Undo – If Newsom Is Recalled

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