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Neel Kashkari

Republican Challenger Defeated By Jerry Brown

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari lost Tuesday's California gubernatorial election to incumbent Gov. Jerry Brown (D). Kashkari, a Republi...

Jerry Brown Wins California Governor's Race

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has been elected to a record fourth term in Sacramento, easily defeating GOP challenger Neel Kashkari in Tuesday's ele...

Jerry Brown Coasts To Re-Election With Nonexistent Campaign

The Huffington Post | Carly Schwartz | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

California voters re-elected Jerry Brown for governor Tuesday, marking the first time in the state's history that a gubernatorial candidate won a four...

Jerry Brown's Final (Gubernatorial) Campaign Ends Quietly and Confidently

William Bradley | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

In his Zen-inflected drive for a record fourth term as Governor of California, Jerry Brown had a deceptively simple approach. He would run for governor by being governor.

An Astonishing Number Of Californians Don't Know Who's Running For Governor

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics

Even with Election Day fast approaching, 4 out of 10 California voters don’t know that incumbent Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown is seeking re-election....

Jerry Brown Does His Yale Law Reunion While Kashkari Keeps Attacking and Arnold Savors Paris

William Bradley | Posted 10.27.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Republican Neel Kashkari has intensified his attack on Governor Jerry Brown, insisting that he has uncovered "Jerry Brown's Watergate." So what does Brown do? Continue to ignore the former Wall Street bailout coordinator, and continue his drive to a record fourth term as California's governor.

GOP Candidate Is Not Sorry For Ad With Drowning Child

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.19.2014 | Politics

California gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari is standing by an eyebrow-raising ad in which he's shown saving a child apparently drowning in a swim...

Jerry Brown Cruises (and Makes an Adjustment) As Kashkari Flails Strangely

William Bradley | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

With just under three weeks left till the November 4th election, Jerry Brown is driving toward a big win in his quest for a record fourth term as governor of California.

Igor Bobic

Think Wendy Davis' Wheelchair Ad Went Too Far? Watch This.

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics

Apparently it's "Hail Mary" time in the 2014 election cycle. Less than one week after Wendy Davis (D) shook up the Texas gubernatorial race with a ...

Jerry Brown Can't Be Bothered To Spend Money On His Own Campaign

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

With a 20-point lead over his GOP challenger and $23 million burning a hole in his pocket, California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) is funding and appearing in...

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.

Jerry Brown in Total Command for Term 4 Five Weeks Out

William Bradley | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Despite Obama's slumping popularity, all that remains in question is the final margin of victory, the outcome of key initiatives important to Brown's future plans, the size of Democratic majorities in the state Senate and Assembly, and whether there will be another Democratic sweep of all statewide offices.

GOP Candidate Luring Event Attendees With Gas Money

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics

With polls showing California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) in an extremely comfortable lead for re-election, GOP challenger Neel Kashkari is giving away money...

GOP Challenger Slams Jerry Brown As The ‘Coddled Prince Of Sacramento'

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

Things got personal during California gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari’s speech Sunday when the GOP challenger called out Gov. Jerry Brown (D) ...

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Says His Call To Drug-Test Lawmakers Was 'A Joke'

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics

In a radio interview Friday morning, Neel Kashkari, the Republican candidate for California governor, made a push for regularly drug-testing state law...

On the Road To Term 4, Jerry Brown Dispenses With Kashkari and Rolls With Arnold Schwarzenegger

William Bradley | Posted 09.07.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

After kicking off the fall campaign with his latest Labor Day weekend tour, Governor Jerry Brown ... wait. That didn't happen. I don't know what Jerry Brown did on Labor Day weekend, but it wasn't that.

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.

Politician Who Helped Bail Out Wall Street Spends Week In Homeless Shelter, Donates $500

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.07.2014 | Impact

Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari appears to be determined to prove to every Californian he's the man for the job, regardless of where ...

An Open Letter to Neel Kashkari

Carey Fuller | Posted 10.05.2014 | Impact
Carey Fuller

As a real homeless person I find your little homeless man publicity stunt to be a slap in the face of real homeless people. The homeless don't need another publicity stunt, we need jobs that pay a living wage, affordable housing and the same access to opportunity as everyone else.

Jason Linkins

Neel Kashkari Goes On Brief Poverty Tour In California Gubernatorial Race Stunt

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

Back when former "TARP czar" Neel Kashkari was gripped with disillusionment over politics, he schlepped off to Nevada County, California, to build a s...

California Gubernatorial Candidate Lives As Homeless Person For A Week, Says Couldn't Find Job

Associated Press | Posted 07.31.2014 | Impact

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's Republican candidate for governor said he spent a week living as a homeless person in search of a job to test...

California Republicans in Focus: The Controller's Race Gets a Democrat

William Bradley | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

The long road back for California Republicans came into clearer focus in the past few days as the Democratic candidate in the race for state controlle...

Even With California's Legislature on Summer Vacation, Things Keep Perking in Jerry Brown World

William Bradley | Posted 09.06.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

With the California legislature off on a month's vacation beginning with the 4th of July weekend, it's a period in California politics in which several matters are poised awaiting resolution; namely, policy on water, high-speed rail, and space, the state controller's race, and Governor Jerry Brown's future.

Jerry Brown Enjoys Comfortable Lead in California Gubernatorial Race

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) enjoys a large lead over his Republican challenger Neel Kashkari, a Field Poll released Wednesday shows. Brown has ...

Jerry Brown Gets His California Budget, Teachers Unions Get a Harsh Wake-Up Call

William Bradley | Posted 08.16.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

In a society in which capital has disproportionate power over labor, and in which organized labor is on the decline as a proportion of the labor force, it's incumbent on leaders of organized labor not to make it easy for their enemies to make them the issue.