Tag Archive for Jerry Brown

Meg Whitman Bullied eBay Employee, Paid Big Settlement

Three years ago, eBay CEO Meg Whitman allegedly engaged in physical violence in the workplace, per a New York Times report yesterday. As a result, “two… former employees said the company paid a six-figure financial settlement” to the victim, per the Times. The New York Times elaborated: “During her 10 years as chief executive of…

California Working Families for Jerry Brown releases first ad

The independent expenditure campaign for Jerry Brown is off to a rapid start. California Working Families for Jerry Brown, a coalition of labor and other groups, has launched its first TV ad. Scheduled to hit the airwaves next week, the spot targets Whitman’s voting record, the lack of one. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efbG3pDoNDY[/youtube]

Jerry Brown Running for California Governor in 2010

“Today, I am formally announcing my candidacy for the office of Governor of California, to deal head-on with the challenges facing this state I love. I have lived in California all my life, and I believe the obstacles in our path are substantial, but not insurmountable. If we have a Governor who will truly commit to dealing personally with the tough choices facing our state, and who will get in the trenches side by side with legislators, we can get California working again.

Jerry Brown to Enter Gubernatorial Race “Very, Very” Soon

Late last week, the Brown camp emailed supporters that California Attorney General Jerry Brown will formally announce his candidacy for governor “very, very” soon. And on Saturday, February 27th, Brown responded to San Francisco’s KGO radio interviewers when they asked about his “very, very soon” comment, “Put another ‘very’ on that.” TheLiberalOC.com has also learned…

Jerry Brown Revs Up for Gubernatorial Race

When, at the 2008 California Democratic convention, I managed to ask (see photo) Jerry Brown if he planned to run for governor in 2010, he mumbled an evasive non-answer. Today, former and would-be Gov. Brown all-but-answered that question when he addressed 1,000 Los Angeles County Federation of Labor members by sharply proclaiming: