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Neel Kashkari

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 08.05.2014 | 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 07.20.2014 | 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.

California Primary: Jerry Brown Romps While Republicans Dodge Their Own Silver Bullet and Other Races Intrigue

William Bradley | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Though the election was largely a bore, it did have some interesting outcomes, not only in the statewide races but also in some district level races for Congress and state Assembly and even local office.

Brown, Kashkari Win Top Spots In Governor's Race

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

California voters have selected incumbent Jerry Brown (D) and Republican Neel Kashkari to face off in California's gubernatorial race, The Associated ...

Kashkari Advances To General Election For Governor

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

Republican Neel Kashkari advanced to the general election to challenge California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) from the state's top-two primary. Kashkari, ...

Jerry Brown Easily Advances In Gubernatorial Primary

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

California Gov. Jerry Brown has clinched a spot in November's general election, the Associated Press reports. Brown finished first in the state's n...

All Eyes On Governor, House Races In California Primary

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

California is one of eight states holding primary elections on Tuesday, June 3. The state will put its new top-two primary system to the test for t...

Amanda Terkel

June 3 Primaries: The Top 10 Races To Watch

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The candidates competing in Tuesday's primaries have certainly had colorful paths to Election Day. There's been talk of castrating pigs,...

California Primary: Devolution and the Republican Race to Lose to Jerry Brown

William Bradley | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Just a few days remain till California's primary election. Will California Republicans, whose share of the state's electorate dropped more than seven percent over the past decade, veer even further to the right with their standard-bearer for governor?

Jerry Brown Aims Elsewhere As Republicans Careen Toward California Primary

William Bradley | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

In truth, it doesn't really matter for Brown which Republican he wallops in November. He will win a record fourth term as California's governor in a landslide, his third in four gubernatorial runs. What difference does it make how much he wins by?

Tea Party Candidate: 'I'm A Threat To The Country Club Republicans'

The Huffington Post | Sara Bondioli | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

In response to attacks from the party's establishment, California GOP gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly told the San Francisco Chronicle on Wednesd...

Jerry Brown Makes Big Budget Moves While the Republican Race To Lose To Him Intensifies

William Bradley | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

With less than three weeks until California's primary election, Governor Jerry Brown continues to campaign for a record fourth term by acting as governor while the race for the right to lose to him in November between a pair of little-known yet sharply contrasting Republicans continues to intrigue in an oddly low-key sort of way.

Zach Carter

Republican Candidate Doesn't Understand What It Means To Cut Spending

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

Neel Kashkari is seeking the GOP nomination to challenge California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) in the November elections. And, like all good Republicans, he...

Meet the Next Todd Akin: California GOP Lawmaker Tim Donnelly Touts Conspiracy Theory, Confederate Flag

John Hrabe | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics
John Hrabe

The Republican candidate, who as of today would make the November run-off, has turned to conspiracy theories and a defense of the Confederate flag to appeal to voters.

Darrell Issa Tears Into GOP Candidate Over 'Hateful & Ignorant Garbage'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.09.2014 | Politics

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) issued a searing condemnation of California gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly on Thursday, asserting that the tea part...

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Who Led TARP Bailout Criticizes Wasteful Spending In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics

A Republican running to unseat California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has an ax to grind with the governor over a proposed $68 billion high-speed rail projec...

California Primary: Republican Fight to Lose to Jerry Brown Still Unsettled One Month Out

William Bradley | Posted 07.03.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

In the absence of big initiative battles or high-profile, big money candidates slugging it out, we are left with, what we are left with. Primarily, that's the question of which little known Republican will emerge from the open primary into the November run-off with Governor Jerry Brown.