Some Republicans claim the recall election is rigged as Newsom pulls ahead in the polls

During a recall campaign rally by gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder, a woman holds a sign saying, “Larry Elder does not divide us by skin color,” in Monterey Park, California, U.S., September 13, 2021. Photo by REUTERS/Mike Blake.

September 14 is the last day for Californians to vote in the gubernatorial recall election, and the latest polls show Governor Gavin Newsom is likely to keep his job. Meanwhile, high-profile Republicans, including candidate Larry Elder and former President Donald Trump, argue that the election is rigged. Also, Press Play looks at whether President Joe Biden’s new workplace vaccine mandate is constitutional. Finally, a new documentary dives into the tumultuous life of the musician Rick James.