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Jerry Brown Governor

Poll Shows California Gov With Huge Lead Over GOP Rivals

The Sacramento Bee | David Siders | Posted 06.09.2014 | Politics

Gov. Jerry Brown's public approval rating has risen to a new high, as he pummels a crop of little-known Republicans in his bid for re-election, accord...

Jerry Brown To Seek Reelection As California Governor

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- Jerry Brown is officially running for another term as California governor. Brown, a Democrat, tweeted the news Thursday: Takin...

Brown Faces Challenges Ahead Of Likely Reelection Bid

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown is sprinting into the final year of his third term as governor with a series of policy successes and powe...

WATCH: Jerry Brown Gives Bizarre History Lesson To Fourth Graders

Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.27.2013 | San Francisco

It's no secret that Jerry Brown's interests are eclectic, and that he loves to share quirky tidbits with various audiences. Take this year's state ...

What's Next For Jerry Brown?

The Sacramento Bee | David Siders | Posted 03.09.2013 | San Francisco

On the eve of their swearing in last month, newly elected Assembly members gathered for a reception at the Stanford Mansion, where they were introduce...

Jerry Brown Undergoing Treatment For Cancer

Posted 02.11.2013 | San Francisco

California Governor Jerry Brown announced Wednesday that he is undergoing treatment for localized prostate cancer. "Fortunately, this is early stag...

PHOTOS: Sh*t Jerry Brown Says

Carly Schwartz | Posted 09.30.2012 | San Francisco

Jerry Brown has a way with words. It's part of our once-and-current governor's charm. Take the time he said taxes were like STDs. And the time he c...

WATCH: Jerry Brown Disses Cal State Presidents

Posted 03.22.2012 | Los Angeles

Gov. Jerry Brown insulted university presidents Tuesday by implying that just about anyone could do their job. The snub was a reflection of Brown's st...

Jerry Brown Cuts A Compromise

Carly Schwartz | Posted 03.19.2012 | San Francisco

If there's one thing Governor Jerry Brown has learned during his five decades in the business, it's how to make a deal. The old-school politician h...

Jerry Brown Wants To Tax The One Percent

AP | JUDY LIN | Posted 01.31.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Facing another budget deficit and the prospect of deep cuts to education, Gov. Jerry Brown plans to file a ballot initiativ...

Jerry Brown vs. Community Government

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco

By Judy Lin and Paul Elias, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers asserted their right to eliminate community...

Jerry Brown Introduces Sweeping Changes To State's Retirement System

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 12.27.2011 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown is set to propose sweeping rollbacks to public employee pension benefits, including raising the retirement...

California Democrats Revive Bills Vetoed By Schwarzenegger | Patrick McGreevy and Anthony York, Los Angeles Times | Posted 06.05.2011 | Los Angeles

Dozens of proposals vetoed by former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger are zooming through the Legislature anew, with the ruling Democrats hoping Jerry Brown...

Do as I say, not as I Vote

John Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
John Rogers

Barring a significant grassroots mobilization that might change the political calculus in California, the outlook for school reform remains bleak at the dawn of Brown's third administration.

The Last Hurrah of Jerry Brown

Richard H. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard H. Smith

Some forty years ago, the late Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., my friend and mentor, asked me what I thought of Jerry Brown, who had just burst upon the nati...

The Lion, the Witch and the Billion-Dollar Wardrobe

Jim Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jim Gonzalez

When the dust settles from this election cycle, let it be said that the so-called "Tea Party" movement ended at the border of California because a maid decided, at great personal risk, to step out of the shadows.

NOW Endorses Brown, Wants Him To Fire Staffer Who Called Whitman A 'Whore'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

While calling a woman a "whore" isn't exactly the best way to win over the National Organization for Women, Democratic California gubernatorial candid...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: California Gov Candidates Spar Over Pot, Palin And Prop. 23 | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

California gubernatorial candidates Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman met for their final debate on Tuesday night, engaging in a fiery, free-wheeling exchan...

Jerry Brown Thought Nazi Comments Were Off The Record

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) Attorney General Jerry Brown said Thursday he was surprised that comments comparing his rival's advertising campaign to a Nazi propagandist were ...

Meg Whitman, Jerry Brown Spar Over Governor Debates

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With the primaries over, and the final field for November set, the two candidates in the California governor's race have engaged in a rhetorical stand...

Meg Whitman's Deep Pockets Put Her Ahead Of Jerry Brown | Cathleen Decker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Republican Meg Whitman's unprecedented spending spree in the race for governor has rocketed her into a narrow lead against Democrat Jerry Brown, while...

Whitman, Brown Tied In Matchup For California Governor

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A new poll finds former eBay chief executive Meg Whitman, a billionaire Republican, is now in a dead heat with presumed Dem...

Jerry Brown: Governor Bid Announcement Coming Tuesday

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

California Attorney General and former two-term governor, Jerry Brown plans to announce Tuesday that he's running as a Democratic candidate for govern...

Jerry Brown Announces Candidacy For Governor (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Watch Jerry Brown's announcement video SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP)- Democrat Jerry Brown officially entered the California governor's race Tuesday, g...

Jerry Brown Governor's Run: California Attorney General Files Exploratory Papers

AP | JULIET WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Attorney General Jerry Brown has taken the first step toward running for governor, filing official paperwork with the Secretary o...