Tag Archives: Gavin Newsom

Podcast: Show Your Cards

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At some point in most poker games, you’ve got to lay down your cards and see who wins. This week, we saw a few of the cards floating around the 2012 election cycle when it comes to campaign cash. But … Continue reading »


Labor Leader Says Skip the Election, Dems Still Back Brown

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It would be wrong to say that Democrats who flocked to Sacramento for the party’s weekend convention are unhappy with the course of action laid out by their standard bearer on solving the state budget mess. But they do seem … Continue reading »


The Next Lite Guv

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Abel Maldonado will take the oath of office tomorrow to become California’s 47th lieutenant governor. With that, he will make history in one way — the first Republican* Latino statewide official since 1875 — while hoping to avoid making history … Continue reading »


T-Ridge: Not So Fast, Says Maldo

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It appears Abel Maldonado is one step closer to becoming California’s next lieutenant governor after today’s vote by the Assembly Rules Committee, with a full Assembly vote now scheduled for tomorrow. But comments today from Maldo, as well as the … Continue reading »


For Brown, The Beginning of the End

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In a quip he made to the New York Times last year, one the paper reprinted this morning, Jerry Brown joked that the job of governor isn’t much of a career builder. “It’s more of a career ender,” said the … Continue reading »


Nolo Contendre = Solo Contender?

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Consider it the first big news in the 2010 race for governor of California, and it came 221 days before the June primary: the nomination of the state’s dominant political party appears to be safely in the hands of a … Continue reading »


The Next Governor Is... Ummm...

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Talk about a poll that only prompts more speculation. Today’s Field Poll on the potential matchups of Democrats and Republicans for next year’s race for governor is proof positive that this race is wide open. An awful lot of presumed … Continue reading »