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Conservative radio host Larry Elder leads the polls in the California election among candidates hoping to replace Governor Gavin Newsom.

Larry Elder entered Newsom recall race a month ago and is now the frontrunner

Conservative radio host Larry Elder leads the polls in the California election among candidates hoping to replace Governor Gavin Newsom.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There were problems with counting votes from the Iowa caucuses on Monday. The Iowa Democratic party says it will release about half of the results this afternoon.

Iowa caucuses: tech problems, delayed results

There were problems with counting votes from the Iowa caucuses on Monday. The Iowa Democratic party says it will release about half of the results this afternoon.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

For the last eight years as lieutenant governor, Gavin Newsom sat on the boards of three public agencies, but didn’t attend many of the meetings.

Why does Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom skip so many meetings?

For the last eight years as lieutenant governor, Gavin Newsom sat on the boards of three public agencies, but didn’t attend many of the meetings.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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