New California Governor Newsom takes helm as Democrats increase dominance Staff
Posted: Jan 07, 2019 1:59 PM
Democrat Gavin Newsom will be sworn in as California’s 40th governor on Monday, cementing the dominance of his party’s progressive wing and ushering in a leftward shift that could give the most populous U.S. state an even greater role as a counterweight to the policies of Republican President Donald Trump.