Politics

After initial returns showed the recall failing by a nearly 70% to 30% margin, the Associated Press and TV networks called the race for Newsom.

from News Stories

Results from the California recall election came in early and quickly Tuesday night.

from Greater LA

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the fate of Rudy Giuliani associate, and why you should closely read the script before recording a Cameo.

Fates of the henchmen

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the fate of Rudy Giuliani associate, and why you should closely read the script before recording a Cameo.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers

“Election 2022 begins today, really. Newsom delivered the blue wave of the size of which California has never seen,” says Politico reporter Carla Marinucci.

Gavin Newsom is victorious in recall election. What are the lessons for Democrats nationally?

“Election 2022 begins today, really. Newsom delivered the blue wave of the size of which California has never seen,” says Politico reporter Carla Marinucci.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The attempt to recall Governor Gavin Newsom has failed, according to a call by The Associated Press, allowing the governor to stay in office until at least 2023.

Gov. Newsom keeps his seat after a majority of California voters reject the recall

The attempt to recall Governor Gavin Newsom has failed, according to a call by The Associated Press, allowing the governor to stay in office until at least 2023.

from News Stories

Farmworkers would be able to remotely vote in union elections — if a new bill gets Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signature.

Farmworkers can vote from home if new CA bill passes. Critics say this would kill jobs

Farmworkers would be able to remotely vote in union elections — if a new bill gets Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signature.

from Greater LA

Shirley Weber has been thrust into the awkward position of administering the California recall that could oust the man who appointed her.

Recall puts elections chief in political pickle

Shirley Weber has been thrust into the awkward position of administering the California recall that could oust the man who appointed her.

from News Stories

Some GOP recall candidates say they would use emergency power to pass their agenda, and try to persuade the Democratic Legislature.

If Newsom is recalled, how would a Republican governor get anything done?

Some GOP recall candidates say they would use emergency power to pass their agenda, and try to persuade the Democratic Legislature.

from News Stories

California Gov. Gavin Newsom now seems likely to survive the effort to recall him, but he should reflect on what got him into trouble.

Newsom put himself in recall danger

California Gov. Gavin Newsom now seems likely to survive the effort to recall him, but he should reflect on what got him into trouble.

from News Stories

While rumors are rampant about stolen ballots and suspicious holes in voting envelopes, state and local officials say they have put measures in place to keep elections secure.

Recall fact and fiction: What you need to know about the election fraud rumors you’re seeing

While rumors are rampant about stolen ballots and suspicious holes in voting envelopes, state and local officials say they have put measures in place to keep elections secure.

from News Stories

The leading Republican candidate in the California recall election is trying to build a multi-ethnic coalition of voters — and overcome criticism for his views on race.

Why is Larry Elder focusing so much on reaching out to Latino and Asian voters?

The leading Republican candidate in the California recall election is trying to build a multi-ethnic coalition of voters — and overcome criticism for his views on race.

from News Stories

State Senator Ben Allen says, “A lot of these items are theoretically recyclable under perfect conditions, but they're not actually recycled or recyclable under real-world conditions."

Recycling symbol on plastics: State Sen. Ben Allen wants to bring ‘truth to advertising’ with new bill

State Senator Ben Allen says, “A lot of these items are theoretically recyclable under perfect conditions, but they're not actually recycled or recyclable under real-world conditions."

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Biden announced on May 17 that the United States would ship 80 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines around the world.

Biden’s plan to send COVID vaccines abroad falls short, 2 FDA regulators cast doubt on booster

President Biden announced on May 17 that the United States would ship 80 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines around the world.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The recall election could end up with three very different results for the future of Gov. Gavin Newsom and of politics in California. Here’s how the scenarios could play out.

Decision time: Three ways the California recall election could go

The recall election could end up with three very different results for the future of Gov. Gavin Newsom and of politics in California. Here’s how the scenarios could play out.

from News Stories

California’s recall election has been powered by some small business owners who are disgruntled about pandemic-era restrictions and pessimistic about the state’s future.

California small business owners are powering recall efforts. Will they succeed?

California’s recall election has been powered by some small business owners who are disgruntled about pandemic-era restrictions and pessimistic about the state’s future.

from Greater LA

The president tours California wildfire destruction and talks about his approach to the climate crisis.

Special Coverage: Pres. Biden on California Wildfires

The president tours California wildfire destruction and talks about his approach to the climate crisis.

President Biden recently announced an emergency rule would require all companies with 100 or more employees to ensure their workers are fully vaccinated — or provide a negative…

Is Biden’s sweeping COVID vax mandate constitutional? Some GOP governors want to sue over it

President Biden recently announced an emergency rule would require all companies with 100 or more employees to ensure their workers are fully vaccinated — or provide a negative…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder appears to be adopting former President Donald Trump’s reelection strategy: Make baseless allegations that the election is rigged.

Some Republicans are claiming the Newsom recall race is rigged. Is that strategy working for the GOP?

Gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder appears to be adopting former President Donald Trump’s reelection strategy: Make baseless allegations that the election is rigged.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Josh Barro, Tim Carney and David Dayen discuss President Biden’s vaccine mandates, early cuts and bargaining chips in the Democrats’ spending bill, and America’s post-Trump…

Required to require

Josh Barro, Tim Carney and David Dayen discuss President Biden’s vaccine mandates, early cuts and bargaining chips in the Democrats’ spending bill, and America’s post-Trump…

from Left, Right & Center

In this week’s installment of Scheer Intelligence, host Robert Scheer hears from Kiriakou the inside story of how the the program started as part of a cynical power struggle between…

A traitor to torture

In this week’s installment of Scheer Intelligence, host Robert Scheer hears from Kiriakou the inside story of how the the program started as part of a cynical power struggle between…

from Scheer Intelligence