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State of Affairs: Assemblyman Chad Mayes gets replaced, Rendon reconsiders single-payer

by Austin Cross and Libby Denkmann | Take Two®

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A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

This week on State of Affairs:

  • There was a major shakeup in Sacramento this week as California's GOP leadership voted unanimously to replace Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes. Mayes bowed to pressure and stepped down. 
  • Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon is singing a different tune on single payer healthcare, unveiling a special committee on universal healthcare this fall. 
  • Also this week: California Democrats are leading attacks questioning Trump's mental health. 

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