Kevin Johnson

Essential Politics: Sorry in Sacramento, defiant in Washington

Essential Politics: Sorry in Sacramento, defiant in Washington

The midpoint of this week offers a fascinating look at two leaders who can’t be very pleased with how things have been going lately with legislative bodies.

And where one of those leaders is defiant, the other tried a dose of contrition.

Good morning from the state capital. I’m Sacramento Bureau Chief John Myers, and we saw a long and grueling hearing here on Tuesday for UC President Janet Napolitano.

Given the jobs she held before taking the helm of the University of California in 2013, Napolitano knows a political no-brainer when she sees one. And so...

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