Gavin Newsom was elected the 40th governor of California in 2019 after serving as lieutenant governor from 2011 to 2019. He previously served as the mayor of San Francisco from 2004 to 2011. A Democrat, he has often sparred with President Donald Trump. He initially made national news when he issued marriage licenses to same-sex couples in 2004 as mayor of San Francisco when it was not yet legal in the state.
Marjorie Taylor Greene celebrates Target boycott: "Real buying power"
Greene claimed Target has been exposing children to "the radical side of pride," during a Twitter clash with Gavin Newsom.
Dianne Feinstein should resign, majority of California Democrats say: Poll
Some 63 percent of Californian Democrats believe the recent ill health of the state's senior senator means she is no longer fit to serve, a new survey shows.
California's budget puts Newsom in a tight spot for reparations
The current budget deficit is around $9 billion more than the $22.5 billion predicted by the governor in his initial spending proposal.
Gavin Newsom hits back at claims he's dismissed reparations payments
"The Governor looks forward to reviewing the final report— and all recommendations—when complete," a spokesperson for Newsom told Newsweek.
Are Texas gun deaths higher than California? Abbott, Newsom in new battle
A mass shooting in Texas over the weekend has catapulted the gun control discussion back into the political spotlight.
California's Outmigration Problem
Why people are leaving California is important, especially now that Governor Gavin Newsom has launched a stealth campaign for president.
Black California residents get estimates for reparation payments
After nearly three years of work, the California Reparation Task Force released estimates on restitution amounts for eligible Black residents.
Crime is making Americans flee Democratic states
Democratic states California, New York, Illinois and Oregon all saw their populations fall in the year to July 2022, while Texas and Florida grew rapidly.
Who would replace Dianne Feinstein?
If Feinstein resigns from Congress before her term ends next year, it will be up to California Governor Gavin Newsom to pick her replacement.
States move to stockpile abortion pill as DOJ fights ruling
Several blue states announced plans to stockpile abortion medication as questions linger about their future legality across the U.S.
Gavin Newsom predicts what will happen if Ron DeSantis takes on Trump
The California governor offered his Florida counterpart advice on whether he should challenge Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination in 2024.
Gavin Newsom laughs at Ron DeSantis in his own backyard
"I don't mean to laugh but geez," Newsom was quoted as saying after learning DeSantis' administration dismantled a four-person department.
Juan Merchan under pressure as Trump supporters focus on daughter's ties
Trump and his family have accused the judge overseeing his New York case of being compromised because of his daughter's history of working for Democrats.
The surprisingly similar political strategy of Gavin Newsom, Ron DeSantis
By attacking brand names, the two men are able to elevate their national profiles beyond mere talking points.
Lauren Boebert argues California "never had slavery" in jab at reparations
The Colorado Republican spoke out against a proposed reparations plan in San Francisco.
Gavin Newsom's ties to Silicon Valley Bank raise questions
Twitter users highlighted donations made by SVB to a nonprofit run by his wife and suggested Newsom had questions to answer about his connection to the bank.
Videos show California flash floods sweeping through homes and roads
An emergency request from Governor Gavin Newsom was approved on Friday by President Joe Biden, with at least two people killed after storms in the state.
Walgreens stock plummets after California vows to cut business ties
"California won't be doing business with @walgreens—or any company that cowers to the extremists and puts women's lives at risk," Governor Gavin Newsom tweeted.
"Atmospheric river" threatens California with flash floods, more snow
The state, which is known for its dry climate, is set to receive more rainfall and snow later this week.
The Newsoms' Lucrative Woke Scheme
It just so happens that what the Newsoms think is good for California is also good for their personal finances.
Democrats Have No Good Option for 2024
As the octogenarian President Joe Biden shows all signs of imminently launching his reelection campaign, even the mainstream press is starting to fret.
Satire or misinformation? Babylon Bee says mocking woke is "moral purpose"
The conservative Babylon Bee has struck a chord for some with its satirical stories, many of which hit close to home for progressives who attack the outlet.
Fact Check: Is Texas' gun death rate 67% higher than California?
A wave of mass shootings in California in January 2023 has prompted fresh questions about the effectiveness of the state's strict gun-control laws.
Was California shooting at magic mushroom farm? What we know
Several reports claimed Monday's shooting began at a magic mushroom farm, stoking speculation about the possible motive.
Two more mass shootings in California leave at least 7 dead
California Governor Gavin Newsom described the new shootings as "tragedy upon tragedy."
Michelle Obama, Newsom "in the wings" amid Biden scandal: Trump lawyer
Jenna Ellis told Newsweek that Democrats now know that they "cannot possibly run him [Joe Biden] again in 2024" as his classified documents situation develops.
California storm's price tag estimated at "several hundred million" by FEMA
FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell said Thursday that the estimated price tag is expected "to go up."
California Storm Updates: Biden surveys damage across Central Coast
President Joe Biden visits California on Thursday to assess damage caused by a string of strong storms.
Joe Biden Heads to California Under Storm Clouds
The president is facing difficulties over the discovery of classified documents at his Delaware home and former office.
The problem with Gavin Newsom's climate change agenda
Has Newsom's climate change agenda been exposed to the elements? Extreme weather is placing California's power grid under strain, as it shifts to electric cars.