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Kashkari and Donnelly offer 2 paths for California Republican Party
Kashkari and Donnelly offer 2 paths for California Republican Party

This may be the most ho-hum statewide election ever held in California. But there couldn't be more at stake for ailing Republicans. They're teetering on life or death. Does the state GOP begin the lengthy road back to recovery? Or does it fall into the long sleep? Or, as research fellow Bill Whalen of Stanford's Hoover Institution puts it, do we keep "watching the bowling ball go down the stairs?" The bowling ball being the tumbling GOP voter registration (now only 28.4% of the electorate) and share of statewide offices (zilch). Do Republicans pit former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari or Assemblyman Tim Donnelly against popular Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown...

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