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Kashkari portrays GOP as a champion of minorities and the poor
Kashkari portrays GOP as a champion of minorities and the poor

Stung by the refusal of two fellow Republicans to support his candidacy for governor, Neel Kashkari sought to put the controversy behind him Sunday with a fiery speech portraying his party as a champion of minorities and the poor. "We don't just fight for our own civil rights, we fight for the civil rights of all Californians and all Americans," Kashkari, the son of Indian immigrants, told hundreds of cheering California Republican Party delegates gathered for their semiannual convention. "So this is why I'm running," Kashkari continued. "I'm running to reintroduce us to the people of California and the people of our country because I'm damn...

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