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  • Low turnout in California in November could lift prospects for GOP

    Low turnout in California in November could lift prospects for GOP
    The Democratic Party's dominance of California is close to a historic peak. But strength can draw trouble. Although all signs point to an easy reelection for Gov. Jerry Brown in November and million-vote victories for some of the party's other statewide...
  • Democratic candidates raise twice as much as GOP hopefuls in fall races

    Democratic candidates raise twice as much as GOP hopefuls in fall races
    Reflecting Democrats' dominance of California politics and the Republicans' weak bench, donors have given Democratic candidates for statewide office in November at least $12.9 million this year, more than twice what they contributed to GOP hopefuls....
  • Gov. Brown's Mexico trip may help to woo Latino voters

    Gov. Brown's Mexico trip may help to woo Latino voters
    Jerry Brown was a 27-year-old law school graduate when he first traveled to Mexico, trying to pick up the language by staying with a family that didn't speak English. Five decades later, whatever Spanish he learned has faded, and the governor used...
  • Attorney for Supt. Deasy asks for L.A. school board emails

    Attorney for Supt. Deasy asks for L.A. school board emails
    An attorney representing Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy is seeking records that would explore possible links between school board members and technology vendors. The request opens a new front in the fallout over a contract between the L.A. Unified...
  • Bobby Shriver wants to shake things up on Board of Supervisors

     Bobby Shriver wants to shake things up on Board of Supervisors
    Bobby Shriver on Tuesday will formally jump into the race for a seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, injecting the Kennedy-family mystique — and possibly some of his own wealth — into the contest to replace termed-out...
  • Neel Kashkari, ex-Treasury official, running for California governor

    Neel Kashkari, ex-Treasury official, running for California governor
    Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari announced Tuesday that he is running for governor of California, staking his campaign on his ability to create jobs and improve public schools. "Here today, on this stage, I am announcing that I'm running...
  • Neel Kashkari enters race for California governor

     Neel Kashkari enters race for California governor
    Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari announced Tuesday that he is running for governor, arguing that the status quo is failing millions of Californians and staking his campaign on his ability to create jobs and improve public schools. "I'm...
  • Neel who? Again, a wealthy candidate reaches for a California win

    Neel who? Again, a wealthy candidate reaches for a California win
    Neel Kashkari announced his run for governor of California on Tuesday and then turned to the crowd to take a commemorative photo. "Say cheese!” the multimillionaire Republican declared. And all around the state of California, political...
  • California Republicans fear another November of Democratic dominance

    California Republicans fear another November of Democratic dominance
    Facing a daunting effort to unseat Gov. Jerry Brown, Republican activists in California are openly worrying about whether the party's donors, elected leaders and voters will embrace any of the GOP gubernatorial candidates. If Neel Kashkari or Tim...
  • Ex-Treasury official considers challenging Jerry Brown in 2014

    Ex-Treasury official considers challenging Jerry Brown in 2014
    Meeting with half a dozen formerly homeless people at an Orange County nonprofit, Neel Kashkari told them what has been an open secret in California political circles: The former U.S. Treasury Department official and banker is weighing a run for...
  • Condoleezza Rice latest graduation speaker to back out amid protests

    Condoleezza Rice latest graduation speaker to back out amid protests
    Ah, commencement season, time for pomp, circumstance and controversy. Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has become the latest public figure embroiled in a commencement spat, announcing Saturday that she would not give the graduation address...