Brown's sky high numbers
April 9th, 2014
11:28 AM ET
2 weeks ago

Brown's sky high numbers

(CNN) - Call it a belated birthday gift for Jerry Brown.

A new poll in California indicates that the Golden State governor's approval rating is soaring and that he's far ahead of his Republican challengers as he runs this year for an unprecedented fourth term in office. The Wednesday release of the Field Poll comes two days after Brown turned 76.

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Filed under: 2014 • California • Jerry Brown • Polls
Obama to deliver much needed aid to drought-stricken California
February 14th, 2014
06:00 AM ET
2 months ago

Obama to deliver much needed aid to drought-stricken California

Palm Springs, California (CNN) - President Barack Obama will travel Friday to California and announce a new federal initiative aimed at helping farms and communities there in the grips of a devastating drought.

The President will be joined by Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, who told reporters Thursday that the program will include $100 million in livestock disaster assistance for California farmers and producers, along with funding for water conservation projects, and aid for states across the country affected by the drought.

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Filed under: California • Jerry Brown • President Obama • Tom Vilsack
No fourth White House run for Jerry Brown
January 15th, 2014
01:17 PM ET
3 months ago

No fourth White House run for Jerry Brown

(CNN) - It looks like we won't have another Brown vs. Clinton Democratic presidential primary battle come 2016.

California Gov. Jerry Brown, who made bids for the Democratic nomination in 1976, 1980 and 1992, is ruling out a fourth run for the White House.
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Filed under: 2016 • California • Jerry Brown
Gov. Brown pleads for comprehensive immigration reform
October 24th, 2013
02:32 PM ET
6 months ago

Gov. Brown pleads for comprehensive immigration reform

(CNN) - Shortly after President Barack Obama renewed his call for immigration reform, California Governor Jerry Brown implored lawmakers in Washington Thursday to “rise to the occasion” to pass a comprehensive bill.

During impassioned remarks at a forum sponsored by the left-leaning Center for American Progress, Brown recounted how the story of a young man’s frightful childhood journey across the border convinced him of the need for immediate action.
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Filed under: Immigration • Jerry Brown
California Gov. Jerry Brown treated for prostate cancer
December 12th, 2012
06:22 PM ET
1 year ago

California Gov. Jerry Brown treated for prostate cancer

(CNN) - Doctors said Wednesday the prognosis is excellent for California Gov. Jerry Brown, who is undergoing treatment for localized prostate cancer.

"Fortunately, this is early-stage localized prostate cancer, which is being treated with a short course of conventional radiotherapy," said oncologist Dr. Eric Small of the University of California, San Francisco, according to a statement from Brown's office.

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Filed under: 2012 • California • Jerry Brown
November 11th, 2012
09:00 AM ET
1 year ago

California governor sees tax referendum as sign of changing tide

(CNN) -– Gov. Jerry Brown sees California voters’ openness to temporarily increasing taxes on wealthy individuals’ income as a sign voters nationwide may be open to the idea.

“The cutting and the deficits are out of control,” the California Democrat said Sunday on CNNs “State of the Union.”
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Filed under: Budget • California • Jerry Brown • Taxes
Brown stands by fitness challenge against Christie
September 9th, 2012
10:23 AM ET
2 years ago

Brown stands by fitness challenge against Christie

(CNN) – California Gov. Jerry Brown defended his recent fitness challenge against New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Sunday, saying the move was not a swipe at the Republican governor's weight, but a way to show that people his age aren’t over the hill.

"(It) essentially says this old retread can beat you any day of the week," Brown said on CNN's "State of the Union."
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Filed under: 2012 • Chris Christie • Jerry Brown • TV-State of the Union
Jerry Brown compares Romney to Dewey
September 9th, 2012
09:27 AM ET
2 years ago

Jerry Brown compares Romney to Dewey

(CNN) – California Gov. Jerry Brown said Sunday the difference between Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama is clear, comparing the Republican nominee to a former presidential candidate who was unsuccessful in three White House bids.

"Romney almost reminds me of Thomas Dewey," Brown, a Democrat, said on CNN's "State of the Union." "He symbolized the wealthy East and then Truman was fighting more for the common man."
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Filed under: 2012 • California • Jerry Brown • Mitt Romney
Gov. Brown warns of tough 2012 fight
August 7th, 2011
09:00 AM ET
3 years ago

Gov. Brown warns of tough 2012 fight

(CNN) - California Gov. Jerry Brown said the United States is at a crossroads and faces a potentially “calamitous” election in 2012.

As demonstrated by the recent debate in Washington over the debt ceiling, the United States will decline if Democrats and Republicans are unable to compromise, Brown said in an interview broadcast Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union.”
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Filed under: 2012 • California • Debt • Deficit • Jerry Brown • TV-State of the Union
Jerry Brown vetoes California budget
June 16th, 2011
02:56 PM ET
3 years ago

Jerry Brown vetoes California budget

New York (CNNMoney) -- California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed Thursday the budget passed by state lawmakers that relied on spending cuts, fund transfers and one-time revenue boosts. But he allowed legislators to keep collecting their paychecks.

Brown, who has promised for months that he wanted to present Californians with a gimmick-free budget that would solve the state's $26 billion deficit with a combination of tax extensions and spending cuts, said this budget was not a balanced solution.

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Filed under: Budget • California • CNNMoney.com • Jerry Brown
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