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Cindy Sheehan announces run for California governor
Cindy Sheehan announces run for California governor

SACRAMENTO -- Cindy Sheehan, the anti-war activist who rose to national prominence after her son was killed in the Iraq war in 2005, rode her bike to the steps of the state Capitol on Tuesday morning and declared her candidacy for governor. Sheehan, who will run as a candidate from the Peace and Freedom Party, dismissed Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown for his willingness to accept campaign contributions from oil companies and not being "accessible to the people." To say the affair was put together on a shoestring would be an understatement. Sheehan, who did not apply for a permit typically needed to hold a rally on the Capitol steps, arrived to find another rally in progress -- one...

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