Tag: Gavin Newsom

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Gavin Newsom Attempts to Play Down Super-Privileged Past in New Ad

In his latest campaign ad, Democratic gubernatorial frontrunner Gavin Newsom seeks to counter the narrative that he would not be where he is without the help of a very wealthy family friend by playing down his privileged past and focusing on his single mom who “worked three jobs” and “waitressed at night to make ends meet.”

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John Cox: Jerry Brown Has ‘Morphed Into George Wallace’

Gov. Jerry Brown (D-CA) and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) have jointly “morphed into George Wallace,” said California gubernatorial candidate John Cox (R) on Thursday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight in an interview with co-hosts Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak.

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Villaraigosa Adviser: Ex-Hillary Aide Entered Guv Race to ‘Divide and Suppress’ Latino Vote for Newsom

One of California gubernatorial candidate Antonio Villaraigosa’s top political consultants suggested that Hillary Clinton’s former political director, Amanda Renteria, entered the California gubernatorial contest this week to “divide and suppress” the Latino vote for Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, who currently has a slim lead over Villaraigosa in the polls.

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Newsom and Villaraigosa Attack Each Other in Governor’s Debate

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, the two Democrat frontrunners in the heated race to become California’s 40th governor, attacked each other’s business ties during a Thursday night debate that was hosted by Spanish-language TV station Univision and the Latino Community Foundation.