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Jerry Brown's California, Barack Obama's America: Starkly Different Democratic Realities

William Bradley | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Looking at the political shards left over from Tuesday's election, shadowed so heavily by President Barack Obama's sharp decline from his strong re-election just two years ago, we see two starkly different realities for Democrats in the nation's largest state and the nation as a whole.

Jerry Brown Closes His Final Campaign for Governor as He Began His First

William Bradley | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Locked on trajectory for a big win in his bid for an historic fourth term as governor of California, Jerry Brown is ending his last campaign for the office as he began his first some 40 years ago. He is running a campaign to promote an initiative drive to better the state.

Epic and Comic in Cal Governor's Race: Jerry Brown's Water Win vs Kashkari's Homeless Gag

William Bradley | Posted 08.20.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

While this water bond, assuming passage at the polls in November, may or may not lessen the need for the Delta tunnels in future years, Brown is thinking much further ahead many decades in fact, to a much larger California.

The New Yorker: Could Debt Send California The Way Of Greece? : | James Surowiecki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

nother year, another crisis. If we spent last year worried that big banks were going to fail, the fear of the moment is that entire governments may go...

California Crisis LIVE: Breaking News, Updates From 2010 Student Protests

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Protests, rallies and teach-ins are underway at colleges across California and the nation today, March 4, 2010. Last week, an impromptu University ...

California Nears Financial "Meltdown," Schwarzenegger Threatens To Shut Down Government

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

California's government is 50 days away from a financial "meltdown" if Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and lawmakers fail to close the $24.3 billion bu...