California Politics

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    David Kim, center, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. House in California, has faced attacks from his Democratic opponent, who has accused him of being a right-wing extremist.
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    A QAnon Democrat? Fierce 2022 Warfare Erupts in Deep-Blue California

    The liberal state, where Democrats often run against fellow Democrats in November thanks to an unconventional election system, is the unlikely backdrop of some of this year’s most bitter political campaigns.


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    A swift and sweeping blow to fast-food companies.
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    California Bids for Tighter Rein on Fast-Food Chains

    The bill, which would create a state council to establish minimum pay and safety conditions, was the subject of a giant lobbying battle.

    By Andrew Ross SorkinVivian GiangStephen GandelBernhard Warner and