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An easy favorite, Gov. Brown is slow to aid fellow Democrats
An easy favorite, Gov. Brown is slow to aid fellow Democrats

Facing an uphill climb to regain a two-house supermajority in November, legislative leaders say that they have asked Gov. Jerry Brown to stump for fellow Democrats in a half-dozen competitive districts. It's the sort of thing governors typically do as their party's state leader. And a two-thirds Democratic majority would help Brown pursue his agenda, because no Republican support would be needed for any of his proposals. But Brown, who is expected to win his own race handily and has not mounted a time-consuming campaign of his own, has not committed to any appearances. The governor "will be as helpful as his busy schedule allows," said Dan Newman, his campaign...

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