At the Races: California dreamin’

September 16, 2021

Roll Call: At the Races: California dreamin’

By: Bridget Bowman, Stephanie Akin, and Kate Ackley

All eyes turned westward this week as California Gov. Gavin Newsom fended off an attempt to throw him out of office. DCCC Chairman Sean Patrick Maloney cheered the Democrat’s decisive victory, telling reporters Wednesday that the recall defeat was a sign that voters will reject the GOP in 2022. 

“I don’t think the difference between the two parties has ever been greater,” Maloney said, accusing Republicans of appealing to “reckless and dangerous” elements of their party. “Look we’re not perfect,” Maloney said of his fellow Democrats, “but we are responsible adults, and we’re trying to fix tough problems.”

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