Ben Adler

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California Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing an extra $7 billion in new spending.

Gov. Newsom’s first budget: Billions of more dollars for social programs

California Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing an extra $7 billion in new spending.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The top six gubernatorial candidates squared off Tuesday night in what’s likely to be the final major debate before the June 5 primary.

A review of Tuesday's California governor debate

The top six gubernatorial candidates squared off Tuesday night in what’s likely to be the final major debate before the June 5 primary.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Donald Trump says he wants to send between 2,000 and 4,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border.

Will California listen to The White House, deploy the National Guard?

President Donald Trump says he wants to send between 2,000 and 4,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border.

from The Mixer

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