California Gov. Gavin Newsom during a meeting at the Divina Providencia Hospital in San Salvador, El Salvador. AP Photo/Salvador Melendez

In summary

Gov. Gavin Newsom sets sights on high drug prices, California Democratic Party rakes in donations despite absence of a leader, Realtors invest in Democrats

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