California's Next Governor

The two finalists in the 2018 California governor’s race — Democrat Gavin Newsom and Republican John Cox — sit down with Capital Public Radio’s Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler to share who they are, where they came from, and what they believe in.

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Monday, May 7, 2018

Gavin Newsom Says He Has 'Courage For A Change'

Democrat Gavin Newsom is hoping grassroots energy for progressive goals such as single-payer health care will propel him to the governor's mansion.

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California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom.

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Democrat Gavin Newsom says he has the courage and record of accomplishments to advocate for bold change in Sacramento. The lieutenant governor and former mayor of San Francisco is hoping that grassroots energy for progressive goals such as single-payer health care will propel him to the governor's mansion.