Podcast: Sticky Wicket

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Things are getting complicated as May unfolds, from the race for governor to the soon-to-be fought battle over another state budget crisis.

On this week's Capital Notes Podcast, we look back at last week's GOP gubernatorial debate (which is now online) and the midweek chatter about polls showing the contest could be tightening.

Capitol Weekly's Anthony York and I also preview the budget fight that's about to begin, and the budget gap which grew slightly larger this week with Governor Schwarzenegger's decision to abandon a lucrative offshore oil drilling proposal.

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About John Myers

John Myers is senior editor of KQED's new multimedia California Politics & Government Desk.  He has covered California politics for most of the past two decades -- serving previously as Sacramento bureau chief for KQED News and, most recently, as political editor for KXTV News10 (ABC) in Sacramento. He moderated the only gubernatorial debate of 2014, and was named one of the nation's top statehouse reporters by The Washington Post. Follow him on Twitter @johnmyers.

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