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Absurd Prop 2 provision shows extent of teacher unions’ clout

If you want an example of just how powerful the teachers unions are in Sacramento, consider Proposition 2. The measure was placed on the November ballot by the Legislature at the urging of Gov. Jerry Brown, who depicts it with

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In debate gaffe, Jerry Brown channels Gerald Ford

The Sacramento press corps has been acting bored with the governor’s race ever since the spectacle of Tim Donnelly as the GOP nominee faded away. So now we have a debate in which Jerry Brown makes a debate gaffe as

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L.A. Times, Sac Bee: Political process success=real progress. Groan.

What defines the success of a state: the welfare and happiness of its people or its ability to pass a budget on time? This is the maddening question that should hang over all the stories depicting Jerry Brown as some

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State media, Jerry Brown ignore CA’s worst-in-nation poverty rate

If you were a resident in the state with the nation’s highest poverty rate, wouldn’t you think you’d be aware of that fact? That a higher percentage of your family, friends, neighbors and others in your community struggled to make

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Job Lies: When Will ‘Green’ = ‘Dishonest’? 7

MARCH 26, 2012 By CHRIS REED Just as red and blue have become associated with Republicans and Democrats, respectively, because of Election Night maps, will green someday become a synonym for fraud and dishonesty? After listening to Gov. Jerry Brown’s

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