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Neel Kashkari gets a boost from New Jersey's Christie
Neel Kashkari gets a boost from New Jersey's Christie

As Neel Kashkari enters the general-election campaign against Gov. Jerry Brown, he has two critical priorities this summer: raising money from donors who are skeptical that he can defeat the popular incumbent, and uniting the state's Republican voters, some of whom are hostile toward the former U.S. Treasury official. Both are daunting challenges, but the GOP gubernatorial candidate was buoyed Friday by in-person support from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who said he faced similar obstacles in his Democratic-leaning state when he first ran for office. "No one thought I was going to win in 2009. It's in a blue state, 700,000 more Democrats than Republicans. We hadn't...

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