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Campaign Check: The Final Analysis

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The long, ugly, and unbelievably expensive race for governor is almost over. And now, the tough question: have the voters really learned what they need to know to make an informed choice? Our final Campaign Check segment on this weekend’s … Continue reading »


Campaign Check: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

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California’s economy is in the tank. 62% of those surveyed in a recent poll said they’re worried about having enough money to pay the mortgage or rent. And about two million people — or more — are out of work. … Continue reading »


Campaign Check: Debate Debunking

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The third and final debate between the two major candidates for governor offered voters a chance to compare two very different visions for California. For us, it also offered a chance to check out some of the statements offered as … Continue reading »


Campaign Check: Brown's Budget Plans

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Here’s a shortcut for thinking about what Jerry Brown has, so far, said he would do about the state’s budget crisis if elected governor on November 2: something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue. No, I’m not kidding. The … Continue reading »


Campaign Check: A Business Exodus?

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By now, it’s become a staple of Meg Whitman’s stump speech in the race for governor. In numerous events, the GOP nominee refers — by name — to large corporations that packed their bags and high tailed it out of … Continue reading »


Campaign Check: Brown's Record As Governor

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The latest political ads in the race for governor attempt to spin an issue that everyone knew was going to be one of the key parts of the race: whether Jerry Brown was a good governor from 1975-1983… or a … Continue reading »