Scott Shafer

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Republican Rep. Ken Calvert's district now includes queer friendly Palm Springs

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Republican Rep. Ken Calvert has been in Congress for 30 years and has opposed LGBTQ rights. Now, his newly redrawn district includes queer friendly Palm Springs, so he's changed his tune.


Democrat Gavin Newsom to face Republican Brian Dahle in California race for governor

Tuesday, June 07, 2022

After swiftly grabbing the top spot in the "top two" primary on Tuesday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom is favored to win reelection in November over Republican state Sen. Brian Dahle.


3 members of the San Francisco School Board are facing a recall

Monday, February 14, 2022

The three members are accused of prioritizing politics over quality of education. The recall is a test of how far to the left voters will go.


In this rural California county, GOP members are moving radically right

Saturday, January 29, 2022

In rural California, a militia leader has led the drive to recall a Republican county supervisor in a vote next week. The effort illustrates how far to the right some GOP members are moving.


Newsom proposes individuals sue others over banned guns, like the Texas abortion law

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

After the U.S. Supreme Court refused to block private citizens from suing abortion providers, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said he wants to use the Texas strategy as a model for gun control.


Gavin Newsom Will Remain Governor Of California After $300 Million Recall Effort

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

California Gov. Gavin Newsom will remain in office after a Republican-led recall effort failed. The special election cost the state nearly $300 million in taxpayers' money.


Gov. Newsom Keeps His Seat As A Majority Of California Voters Reject The Recall

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

According to the AP, voters have decided not to recall California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom. He will remain the leader of the country's most populous state until at least 2023.


Calif. Gov. Newsom's Fate Will Be Decided In A Recall Election On Sept. 14

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

The election that will decide whether Gavin Newsom remains the state's governor is less than a month away. Polls indicate a tight race between those who want to keep him and those who want him out.


Details Of The Recall Election For Gavin Newsom

Monday, May 10, 2021

An effort to recall California's Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, is underway. But it's a very different recall scene than it was in 2003 when the state last voted on a recall measure.


California Gov. Newsom Pledges To Fight Recall Effort By Republicans

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Whatever the outcome of the recall campaign against Gov. Gavin Newsom in California, Republicans see it as an opportunity to build on some momentum gained in the 2020 election in the state.


California Secretary Of State Alex Padilla To Replace Harris In U.S. Senate

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Gov. Gavin Newsom has named his pick to replace Vice President-elect Kamala Harris in the Senate. Alex Padilla, California's secretary of state, will become the state's first Latino senator.


Biden Nominates Xavier Becerra To Be HHS Secretary

Monday, December 07, 2020

President-elect Joe Biden nominated California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to be the next secretary of health and human services. Becerra has led legal fights defending the Affordable Care Act.


'A Vexing Decision': Calif. Governor Mulls Who Will Replace Harris In Senate

Monday, November 09, 2020

Gov. Gavin Newsom says his considerations include diversity, geography, electability and political compatibility. "Diversity is a given," says one of his advisers.


Kamala Harris: Walking The Line Between Lawmaker And Law Enforcement

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

Harris has often been caught between two groups: law enforcement and progressive activists. In recent years, she has been outspoken about systemic change to policing and criminal justice in America.


Californians React To Biden's Decision To Name Kamala Harris His Running Mate

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Joe Biden has picked Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. The pick of a running mate from California is unusual, since candidates usually balance their ticket with someone from a swing state.


California's Public Health Director Abruptly Leaves Her Position

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Dr. Sonia Angell's resignation came shortly after the revelation that a technical issue caused an undercount of COVID-19 cases in recent weeks. The state is putting a new team in place.


Could Lessons From The Early Fight Against AIDS Inform The Coronavirus Response?

Friday, April 10, 2020

Doctors and activists who worked through the early years of AIDS say there are similarities between those days and the current pandemic — and insights that could help shape strategy.


Veterans Of The AIDS Epidemic Reflect On The Lessons That Apply To This One

Saturday, April 04, 2020

Some of the people who fought HIV 40 years ago, when it was a frightening and mysterious outbreak in California and New York, say links between public health, community and government are critical.


California Hosts First Formal Presidential Debate

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Democratic presidential candidates are gathering in Los Angeles for their next debate. It's the first formal debate in California, a state that's sought to take a greater role in the 2020 contest.


Juul Drops Support Of San Francisco Measure To Overturn E-Cigarette Ban

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

E-cigarette maker Juul has withrawn its support for a ballot measure to overturn San Francisco's ban on selling the product. The move comes as health concerns about vaping mount.