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Gov. Jerry Brown finally spends campaign money, but not on himself
Gov. Jerry Brown finally spends campaign money, but not on himself

California Gov.  Jerry Brown is finally spending some significant money on the November election. But once again, his focus is not on his reelection, which seems assured given public opinion polling, but rather two propositions on the November ballot. The Democrat spent more than $10 million out of a campaign committee he controls that is earmarked for pushing Propositions 1 and 2, the water bond measure and rainy day fund proposal, respectively, between Oct. 1 and 18, according to reports filed Thursday with the state. The money was spent largely on television ads blanketing the state featuring the governor, an economist, a farmer and a firefighter touting the two measures as...

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