Democrat Gavin Newsom survives California recall election, will remain as governor, NBC News projects

Gavin Newsom, governor of California, speaks during a campaign event at Long Beach City College in Long Beach, California, U.S., on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021. Bing Guan | Bloomberg | Getty Images Gavin Newsom survived a Republican attempt to remove him from office as California’s governor, ensuring that the Democrat can serve out the rest … Read more

Californians vote in recall election as polls show Newsom holding favor – live

Some ancestors of Joe Biden enslaved people, according to a new genealogy of the 46th US president. According to Alexander Bannerman, co-author with Gary Boyd Roberts of an article in American Ancestors Magazine, Biden’s great-great-great grandfather on his father’s side, Jesse Robinett, was listed in the 1800 census as enslaving two people in Allegany county, … Read more

California Gov. Gavin Newsom poised for victory in upcoming recall election as polls swing sharply in his favor

California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a No on the Recall campaign event with U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris at IBEW-NECA Joint Apprenticeship Training Center on September 08, 2021 in San Leandro, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Gavin Newsom is the second California governor to ever face a recall election and is likely to … Read more

California’s battle with climate change is at stake in Tuesday’s recall election

Gavin Newsom, governor of California, speaks during a ‘Vote No’ recall campaign event in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images California voters will decide whether to remove Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom in a Sept. 14 recall election. While Newsom has taken only moderate actions … Read more

Betting markets swing in favor of Gov. Gavin Newsom as California recall effort enters home stretch

California Gov. Gavin Newsom makes a gesture as he speaks during a news conference at San Bernardino Unified School District Office after visiting Juanita B. Jones Elementary School in San Bernardino on Friday, Aug. 6, 2021. Watchara Phomicinda | MediaNews Group | Getty Images The campaign to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom lost so much … Read more

San Francisco businesses teeter on the brink after a year of lockdowns, fires and other hurdles

A pedestrian wearing a protective mask crosses California Street in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2020. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images In late October, when San Francisco moved into California’s least-restrictive Covid-19 “yellow tier” — indicating minimal spread of the coronavirus — Lauren Crabbe was hopeful. Crabbe, the owner … Read more

New York Gov. Cuomo confirms state’s first case of new Covid strain initially found in UK

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wears a protective face mask as he arrives to speak during a daily briefing following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., July 13, 2020. Mike Segar | Reuters New York state confirmed its first case of a new, more contagious … Read more