As Californians begin receiving their 2018 election ballots in the mail, Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler has this profile of Republican candidate for governor John Cox's ideas about reforming politics and government in Sacramento.
KVCR's Ken Vincent introduces report from Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler
In his more than two decades climbing the political ladder, Democratic candidate for governor Gavin Newsom has long been a magnet for criticism. But as Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports, the leiutenant governor and former San Francisco mayor is making no apologies.
The only general election debate in the California governor's race was a contrast in style and substance. Republican businessman John Cox argued he could make the state more affordable. Democratic Leiutenant Governor Gavin Newsome sought to link Cox to President Trump. apital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports on the big moments of yesterday's (Monday) debate.
Democrat Gavin Newsom recently claimed his Republican rival for California governor, John Cox, "parroted" President Trump on the issue of family separations at the border. Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols fact-checked that statement by the lieutenant governor.
It's a time-tested rule of politics: If you're the frontrunner, give yourself as few opportunities as possible to mess that up. Which brings us to the California governor's race, where it appears Democrat Gavin Newsom might only participate in one general election debate against Republican John Cox. Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports.
Did Democrat Gavin Newsom "separate families and depart children" as San Francisco mayor? That's what John Cox, his GOP oppenent in the race for California governor, recently claimed. Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols has this fact check.
California's Republican candidate for governor says he does not support separating children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, but he would not comment on Democratic efforts in Congress to address the issue. KQED's Katie Orr brings us that story.