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Pete Wilson skeptical of GOP prospects for ousting Gov. Brown
Pete Wilson skeptical of GOP prospects for ousting Gov. Brown

It’s one thing for fellow Democrats to portray California Gov. Jerry Brown’s reelection as inevitable.It’s another for one of Brown’s Republican predecessors to suggest that no one on the horizon looks likely to stop the incumbent from coasting to a fourth term in November.Asked on Friday for his perspective on the governor’s race, former Republican Gov. Pete Wilson responded: “What governor’s race?”Former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado, a top Republican contender, dropped out of the contest Thursday. That left Republicans with only one major candidate, Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, a former Minuteman border patrol leader whose tea party leanings make him a tough sell in a state as solidly...

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