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California has always been a place where traditional barriers of class, race, gender have been pushed aside by a spirit of equality and opportunity that says to all – no matter who you are, ...
by Gavin Newsom
Comment Count 299 comments on Thu May 15, 2008 at 03:29 PM PDT with 475 Recommends
It’s official. Today, I became a candidate for governor because California needs a new direction. We put together this short video . I hope you will ...
by Gavin Newsom
Comment Count 752 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2009 at 09:14 AM PDT with 432 Recommends
Something extraordinary is happening in California. When it became clear a few weeks ago that right-wing extremists were pouring millions of dollars into our state to attack our fundamental freedom ...
by Gavin Newsom
Comment Count 187 comments on Sat Oct 25, 2008 at 02:37 PM PDT with 431 Recommends
We have less than 24 hours before voters across California head to the polls to cast their ballots for the most important election in generations. That means we have less than 24 hours to protect ...
by Gavin Newsom
Comment Count 173 comments on Mon Nov 03, 2008 at 12:15 PM PST with 333 Recommends
I'm actually choking up as I write this. Some of you know that last Thursday, June 19th was a nationwide day of action against the for-profit health insurance industry. I was in San Francisco ...
by nyceve
Comment Count 185 comments on Sun Jun 22, 2008 at 09:58 AM PDT with 323 Recommends
The Public Option works! San Francisco's universal health care plan Healthy San Francisco was rated by 94% of the participants as ...
by ParkingMeter
Comment Count 212 comments on Tue Sep 01, 2009 at 04:43 PM PDT with 320 Recommends
For many Californians, our celebration of the election of Barack Obama as our next president was tempered by sadness and even anger at the passage of Proposition 8 here at home. We exalted at ...
by Gavin Newsom
Comment Count 255 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2008 at 12:19 PM PST with 288 Recommends
President Obama is right -- the only way we are going to have real health care reform in the United States is ...
by Gavin Newsom
Comment Count 151 comments on Thu Jun 25, 2009 at 03:33 PM PDT with 261 Recommends
Last week, SB 810 , California's single payer health care bill, passed the California Senate ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 155 comments on Mon Jan 23, 2012 at 08:58 AM PST with 179 Recommends
As Congress works to adopt national health care reform, President Obama is traveling the country holding town halls stressing the ...
by Gavin Newsom
Comment Count 125 comments on Thu Jul 09, 2009 at 05:11 AM PDT with 177 Recommends
Last night, students began pitching more tents on the UC Davis Campus: Protesters Put Up More Than 60 Tents On UC Davis ...
by angelajean
Comment Count 88 comments on Tue Nov 22, 2011 at 04:46 AM PST with 113 Recommends
Today I am unveiling the first three webisodes of my web-only “Interactive State of the City” simultaneously on San Francisco&...
by Gavin Newsom
Comment Count 46 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2008 at 07:10 AM PST with 90 Recommends
Politicians and pundits on both sides of the aisle are trying to make national health care reform into a game. One Senator even said that defeating health care reform is about "breaking" President ...
by Gavin Newsom
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri Jul 24, 2009 at 06:11 AM PDT with 78 Recommends
Retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 159 comments on Thu Jan 08, 2015 at 08:55 AM PST with 63 Recommends
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 160 comments on Mon Dec 08, 2014 at 10:06 AM PST with 63 Recommends
In San Francisco, Mayor Newsom is making a bid to redefine what the nation thinks of "San Francisco values." The Mayor of the City by the Bay has proposed an ordinance that would make it illegal for ...
by Tanene Allison
Comment Count 70 comments on Wed Apr 21, 2010 at 01:39 PM PDT with 59 Recommends
Today we must turn anger into action . It’s cold comfort to many that history is moving in the right direction, with five states ...
by Gavin Newsom
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue May 26, 2009 at 12:58 PM PDT with 58 Recommends
Four years ago, when Del Martin, Phyllis Lyon and more than 4,000 other couples said "I Do" this country took an irrevocable step toward securing equality for every American. While many feel what ...
by Gavin Newsom
Comment Count 48 comments on Tue Mar 04, 2008 at 11:48 AM PST with 57 Recommends
The Governor and Assembly Speaker have emerged from negotiations with a healthcare plan that needs to be sent back for major reconstructive surgery. The plan has some very good elements – ...
by Gavin Newsom
Comment Count 44 comments on Wed Dec 19, 2007 at 04:01 PM PST with 56 Recommends
One week from today, Californians can stand up for equality and protect the freedom to marry in our state by voting NO on Prop. 8. To protect the rights of all Californians, we need to do everything ...
by Gavin Newsom
Comment Count 38 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2008 at 05:07 PM PDT with 49 Recommends