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How's Newsom Doing? Great, Say Dems. Terrible, Says GOP.

Early into his first term, California Gov. Gavin Newsom has a 60% overall voter approval rating, according to a Berkeley IGS Poll conducted in mid-September. But breaking down Newsom's approval numbers by political party reveals a great partisan divide. "Democrats overwhelmingly approve of the governor’s performance in office, with 86% giving...

Walters: Los Angeles School Tax Flunks Out

The political leaders of Los Angeles, led by Mayor Eric Garcetti, were convinced they could persuade local voters to approve a very hefty tax increase for the city’s schools, especially since the burden would fall largely on large property owners. After all, they reasoned, a strike by Los Angeles Unified...