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  • Billionaire Justice aims to self-fund in W.Va. governor race

    Three decades after Republicans dared Jay Rockefeller to "spend it all" in a campaign for governor, billionaire businessman Jim Justice will help bankroll his own Democratic run for the state's top executive job. In the 1980 election, Republican Arch...
  • Analysis: Carly Fiorina's Silicon Valley story could boost or bust her presidential bid

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Carly Fiorina is as close as it gets to a Silicon Valley candidate for president. So why did the former Hewlett-Packard CEO move 2,400 miles across the country to leave her California story behind? It's a question Fiorina, who officially...
  • Michelle Quinn: HP has long dominated annual Silicon Valley report card

    Over the nearly three decade history of the SV150, the San Jose Mercury News' annual report card on the Silicon Valley tech industry, no single company has better reflected the trends buffeting the other companies on the list than Hewlett-Packard. When...
  • Why the 99% should get behind Bernie Sanders

    To the editor: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) already has my vote for president. If he runs, he would be the only candidate that truly cares about the middle class and the poor. America can't survive another Clinton or Bush in the White House. ("A Bernie...
  • Jerry Brown's popularity as governor doesn't extend to a presidential race

     Jerry Brown's popularity as governor doesn't extend to a presidential race
    Katherine Martinez is a Democrat from San Andreas, fiercely supportive of her state's — and party's — governor. "I have definitely followed him and definitely voted for him," she said of Jerry Brown, and she has pushed back on anyone who had...
  • Gavin Newsom banks more than $700,000 for 2018 gubernatorial bid

    Gavin Newsom banks more than $700,000 for 2018 gubernatorial bid
    In the two weeks since he launched his 2018 gubernatorial bid, Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom has raised nearly $727,000 for the contest, according to a financial disclosure statement filed with the California secretary of state’s office....
  • Brown and Kashkari teams let down guard on 2014 contest

    Brown and Kashkari teams let down guard on 2014 contest
    With the election nearly three months behind them, top aides to Gov. Jerry Brown and  his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, let down their guard Saturday at a postmortem organized by UC Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies. In a candid...
  • Neel Kashkari spent more than Jerry Brown on governor's race

    Neel Kashkari spent more than Jerry Brown on governor's race
    Republican Neel Kashkari spent more than $7 million on his unsuccessful campaign last year to unseat Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, who spent less than $6 million on his run for reelection, financial reports show. Kashkari’s latest spending report,...
  • GOP operative plans anti-Steyer effort

    GOP operative plans anti-Steyer effort
    Veteran GOP strategist Rob Stutzman says he plans to launch an anti-Tom Steyer effort if the billionaire environmental activist runs for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer. “I intend to lead a bipartisan effort to educate...
  • Obama's free education proposal: Why stop at community colleges?

    Obama's free education proposal: Why stop at community colleges?
    President Obama's proposal unveiled Thursday to provide free community college education to all "responsible" students is garnering immense attention. That's as it should be, although the details still need to be fleshed out and individual states will...
  • '90s immigration battle remade California's political landscape

    '90s immigration battle remade California's political landscape
    The view in California can be hard to decipher, blurred by nonchalance or smog or the blinding insistence of the sun. But not when it comes to immigration. There, all is sharp and distinct, politically speaking, as if before and after had been etched into...