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5 takeaways after Newsom survives California recall attempt

Sep 15, 2021 - The Independent UK

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ably fended off Republicans' recall attempt

California Gov. Gavin Newsom ably fended off a recall attempt from Republicans on Tuesday, changing the stakes of the contest from a referendum on his own performance and into a partisan fight over Trumpism and the coronavirus.

Here are five takeaways from Newsom's victory:

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