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Spielberg, Katzenberg and Geffen step up to support Jerry Brown for California governor

Tina Daunt - Los Angeles Times

Hollywood's three top political heavyweights didn't waste any time throwing their support behind Atty. Gen. Jerry Brown, who announced Tuesday that he was filing papers to explore a run for the Democratic nomination for California governor.

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Election 2010: California Governor Election

Courtesy of Rasmussen Reports

California Attorney General Jerry Brown leads all Republican challengers in an early look at the state's 2010 governor's race. But with San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom as the Democratic candidate, the three Republicans are competitive.

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Jerry Brown's gubernatorial bid a blast from past

By Valerie Richardson - Washington Times

He can no longer comb his black hair - he went bald years ago - and he finally junked the beat-up blue Plymouth that once was his trademark ride. His days of dating celebrities are over; in fact, he gave up his decades-long reign as California's most confirmed bachelor three years ago when he married for the first time.

Much has changed for Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown Jr. in the 31 years since he last ran for governor of California. Except that he's running for governor again.

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Youth and age in California governor's race

By Cathleen Decker - Los Angeles Times

Likely Democratic foes Gavin Newsom and Jerry Brown represent that contrast. When times are bad, voters like change. They do not, however, like risk.

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Poll finds Newsom trailing Brown even in S.F.

Phillip Matier and Andrew Ross San Francisco Chronicle

Not only is San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom trailing state Attorney General Jerry Brown statewide in the Democratic race for governor, he's pulling up short with the very voters who know him best - San Franciscans.

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The Contenders: Brown's classic rock back in fashion in 2010

Scott Sabatini - Examiner.com

Despite his 71 years, California Attorney General Jerry Brown has never been caught behind the times. Over a political career that has had out-survived even Morris the Cat, Brown has become the Rolling Stones of California politics, played on both the classic rock station, the oldies and Top 40 playlists alike.

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Calif AG, Gov Oppose Suspending Gay Marriage Ban

By LISA LEFF, Associated Press Writer

California Attorney General Jerry Brown and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger are opposing an effort to lift the state's ban on same-sex marriage while a lawsuit challenging Proposition 8 makes it way through the federal courts.

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Jerry ‘Seinfeld’ Brown wows Realtors

By Lisa Vorderbrueggen, Contra Costa Times

If California Attorney General Jerry Brown loses the governor's race, he has a budding career as a stand-up comedian.

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Misleading fundraisers, sham charities targeted

By Andrew McIntosh, Sacramento Bee

Attorney General Jerry Brown will launch a crackdown this week on bogus charities and questionable commercial fundraisers operating in California

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U.S. following California's lead to limit auto emissions (LA Times)

By Jim Tankersley and Richard Simon - LA Times

Reporting from Washington -- The federal government, major U.S. automakers and the state of California have reached an agreement that will force cars and trucks across the country to achieve dramatically better gas mileage by 2016, a deal that environmentalists are hailing as a major step to curb global warming.

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