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Former San Francisco mayor Gavin Newsom was sworn in as the 49th Lt. Governor of California on January 10, 2011 in Sacramento. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gavin Newsom To Raise Money For California Governor Bid

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, who gained national attention as mayor of San Francisco for ordering then-illegal gay marriage licenses to be issued, said Wednesday that he will begin raising money to run for governor in 2018, a position he has long sought.

02/11/2015

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lt. Gov. Newsom Says He Won’t Run For Boxer’s Senate Seat

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says he won’t run for the open U.S. Senate seat created by Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer’s retirement next year.

01/12/2015

Engraving of Mirror Lake, Yosemite Valley, CA.

Yosemite National Park Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Yosemite National Park is celebrating the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s signing of the Yosemite Grant Act, which protected Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove.

06/30/2014

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Gavin Newsom Joining 2016 Push To Legalize Marijuana In California

It’s not the first time Newsom has been outspoken on social issues. Newsom was at the forefront of the gay marriage issue, and his remarks were featured in ads by gay marriage opponents in the Proposition 8 campaign.

10/17/2013

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Leading Panel To Legalize Marijuana

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says it’s time for California to get serious about legalizing marijuana and that he’s willing to put his political reputation on the line to make it happen.

10/17/2013

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lt. Gov. Newsom Criticizes Gov. Brown’s Presentation Of Prop 30

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom is calling out Gov. Jerry Brown in a scathing radio interview.

11/01/2012

California Delegation To Visit Texas, Study Job Growth

A Republican-led group of California lawmakers and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom will head to Texas next week to hear from businesses that left the state.

04/06/2011

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Newsom Pledges To Focus On Jobs, Economy

Gavin Newsom pledged to bring more of California’s entrepreneurial spirit to the Capitol as he was sworn in as California’s 49th lieutenant governor.

01/10/2011