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Kashkari raises almost $1 million for governor's race

Kashkari raises almost $1 million for governor's race

SACRAMENTO -- Republican candidate for governor Neel Kashkari has raised more than $900,000 in the last two weeks, according to a new report filed by his campaign on Wednesday.

The candidate's former boss at the U.S. Treasury Department, Henry Paulson, and Paulson's wife each contributed $27,200, the maximum individual donation allowed in a gubernatorial primary in California.

Kashkari also raised some money closer to home -- from his parents, Chaman and Sheila Kashkari, who also gave the maximum.

The report provided a glimpse of Kashkari’s ability to tap his contacts in the financial world, made during his stints at Goldman Sachs and Pacific Investment Management...

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