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]
The Jerry Brown campaign just released its first ad — long anticipated by many. What do you think? Â [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zt-q4OJxikw[/youtube]
Thousands have already signed Jerry Brown’s new petition urging Republican gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman to stop hiding behind her billions by avoiding three bipartisan debates.
“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.
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…
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:
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has dropped out of the race for Governor, leaving no declared Democratic Party candidate for Governor.Â Here is his statement: It is with great regret I announce today that I am withdrawing from the race for governor of California. With a young family and responsibilities at city hall, I have…