Summary McIntire, a former deputy communications director for one of California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom's campaigns, laughed a little in describing the mailer, which was sent to her mother's home in Menlo Park, but said she is "dying to know" how the phrasing got in the mail. "What kind of got my adrenaline pumping is that I'm a feminist writer on the Internet, so getting a piece of mail that my mom is opening that says I'm a 'slut' made me think, 'Oh god, which troll of mine is doing this?' " McIntire said. "But I don't think that's what happened here. ... My working theory is that this is some data entry person (messing) around. I don't think it's aimed at me."
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Summary LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has won a chance for a second term. The former San Francisco mayor grabbed 52 percent of the votes in early returns from Tuesday's primary. Nehring, who held the party post from 2007 to 2011, is seeking to break the Democrats' monopoly in Sacramento, where they hold all eight statewide offices. The top two vote-getters in Tuesday's primary advance to the November general election.
Summary Former state Republican chairman Ron Nehring won a spot on the November ballot for lieutenant governor and will face Democratic incumbent Gavin Newsom. Newsom, former mayor of San Francisco, is strongly favored for reelection.
Summary LinkedIn's Global Business Development Leader Mike Kim recently sat down with Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom for a "candid" interview at, where else, LinkedIn's headquarters. Kim and Newsom discussed -- among other things -- gun control, education, and how many Teslas Gavin Newsom owns.
Summary California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom wants to be every techie's favorite politician. Now Newsom is declaring his "intense passion" for Silicon Valley's chosen car company. In a painful interview with LinkedIn's Mike Kim, Newsom rambled on about everything from Bitcoin ("It could be the most enlivening, disruptive technology. It can radically change the entire monetary system.") to dead people ("I think about people all the time that are dead").