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Essential Politics: Ringing in the Rendon era

Essential Politics: Ringing in the Rendon era

Today ushers in a new and potentially decisive era in political power here in California's capital city.

Good morning, I'm Sacramento bureau chief John Myers and today's newsletter begins with the numbers 70, 1990 and 8.

Each relate to the ascendancy of Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount), who took the oath of office Monday afternoon. An all-star group of California’s most powerful politicians were on hand, including Gov. Jerry Brown, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris.

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