S.F. Mayor Stirs Debate Among Democrats Gavin Newsom, San Francisco's mayor, enjoys a remarkable approval rating at home, in part because of his hands-on work with the homeless. But the Democrat is also hearing from critics who say his support of gay marriage prompted a national backlash against his party. NPR's Richard Gonzales reports.
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S.F. Mayor Stirs Debate Among Democrats

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S.F. Mayor Stirs Debate Among Democrats

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S.F. Mayor Stirs Debate Among Democrats

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Gavin Newsom, San Francisco's mayor, enjoys a remarkable approval rating at home, in part because of his hands-on work with the homeless. But the Democrat is also hearing from critics who say his support of gay marriage prompted a national backlash against his party. NPR's Richard Gonzales reports.