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Newsom, Harris clobbering GOP rivals in money race
Newsom, Harris clobbering GOP rivals in money race

The Republican Party’s dim prospects for unseating Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris appeared to dim further Monday as new finance reports showed that both of their GOP challengers were close to broke. The inability of Republicans to spend what's required to mount serious campaigns enables the two Democratic officeholders to preserve most of their cash stockpiles for future campaigns. Newsom and Harris are both discussed as top contenders for governor in 2018. In a disclosure statement filed Monday with the secretary of state, Harris reported more than $3.6 million cash on hand at the end of September. Her Republican challenger, former prosecutor...

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