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TWEET DU JOUR: @johnmyers "In wake of Monday's CA campaign finance filings, ponder this: of the 8 statewide elected offices, at this point no GOP candidate in 5 races." They are:

  • Secretary of State
  • Treasurer
  • Controller
  • Insurance Commissioner
  • Superintendent of Public Instruction

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LITE GOV: In the Bee, Christopher Cadelago and Rennie Svirnovskiy look at why the candidates for lieutenant governor are able to raise so much cash, for a position with few responsibilities.

US SENATE: Christopher Cadelago reports on the treatment of Kamala Harris by conservative media.

SB 562: The Bee's Jim Miller looks at the lobbying spending by organizations that weighed in on the single-payer health care bill. 

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN: Why go through the emergency exit door when you can go through the toilet?

#CAKEDAY: Happy birthday to Jose Cornejo!

 

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