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Who comes after Jerry Brown as California's next governor: The three top picks
Who comes after Jerry Brown as California's next governor: The three top picks

Even as Californians prepare to elect — or, more likely, reelect — a governor in November, some of the state's top political minds are turning to the question of what comes after Gov. Jerry Brown. In one sense, it's a difficult question: Brown's family has commanded so much influence for so long in California that it's hard to imagine the state without a Brown at the center of its politics. Still, even dynasties fade, and this one will too. Who comes next? Almost all of those I spoke to — politicians, consultants, elected officials, labor and business leaders — ticked off one of three names: Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris and...

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