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Is California Ungovernable?
NOV. 3, 2010 I jokingly referred earlier in the week to Meg Whitman’s campaign as the worst campaign ever. Now I'm not joking. And while I am sure it’s not the worst ever, it was really bad. Running against former California Governor Jerry Brown should have been a slam dunk. Instead Whitman ra...
Back to the future for California
Katy Grimes: Jerry Brown has regained the governor's office he first held in the 1970s, despite former eBay CEO Meg Whitman using more than $160 million of her own money in the race. Californians over age 45 are having a deja vu with "Brownisms." Brown, in his acceptance speech late last night - ...
Dems on Budgetary Hot Seat
NOV. 3, 2010 By ANTHONY PIGNATARO Five of the nine ballot measures on Tuesday's ballot dealt with taxes or the budget. The biggest one, Prop 25, replaced the Legislature’s required two-thirds vote of budget approval with a simple majority. It passed easily, leading some to speculate that with th...
So much for moderate Republicans
John Seiler: A computer couldn't come up with a candidate more moderate Republican than Meg Whitman. And she's rich and willing to spend $160 million, too. Her computer-date running mate, Abel Maldonado, also was a poster-boy for Republican moderation. So was Mike Villines, the moderate Republican ...
Chron: Moonbeam Rules!