California Governor's Race

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Candidate for California Governor Delaine Eastin recently claimed Millennials have only a 50-50 chance of doing better financially than their parents.  That marks a big drop in upward mobility compared with the past.  Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols fact-checked the Democratic candidate's statement.

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Delaine Eastin is accusing termed-out Governor Jerry Brown of "tepid" leadership. especially on education.  As part of his interviews with the candidates for governor, Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler has this report.

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The four Democratic candidates in next year's California governor's race debated for the first time over the past weekend, and they really only had one disagreement:  single-payer health care.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports.

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Democratic candidate for governor Antonio Villaraigosa has repeatedly claimed Los Angeles saw a nearly 50 percent decline in violent crime during his time as the city's mayor.  Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols fact-checked the candidate's statement.

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The popular mayor of Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, is considering a run for governor of California.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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The Las Vegas shooting quickly became an issue between two Democrats running for California governor in 2018.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports.

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Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom has a sizeable fundraising lead over the pack of both Democrats and Republicans who've announced they're running for Governor of California.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom recently claimed that the Inland Empire is the second fastest growing region for jobs in the Golden State.  Politifact reporter Chris Nichols check out the claim for our Tracking the Truth series as the 2018 governor's race heats up.

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Republican candidate for governor Travis Allen - an assemblyman from Huntington Beach - recently claimed California's taxes "are among the highest in the nation."  Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols fact-checked Allen's statement as part of our Tracking The Truth series, which examines claims in the 2018 governor's race.

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In a video announcing his run for California governor, Orange County conservative Republican Travis Allen made some bold claims about crime in the Golden State.  Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols fact-checked Allen's statements as part of our "Tracking The Truth" series, which examines claims in the 2018 governor's race.

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Former Republican Assemblyman David Hadley is entering the 2108 California governor's race.  As Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports, Hadley hopes to win support from moderate and establishment Republicans.

After two California Democrats advanced in last year's open U.S. Senate primary, some pundits think that could happen again in the 2018 governor's race.  But one expert insists that won't happen, and he's willing to put his modesty and dignity on the line.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler reports.

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Candidate for governor Antonio Villaraigosa recently said California has the sixth-highest economy in the world and one of the nation's highest poverty rates.  Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols fact-checked this claim as part of our Tracking The Truth series, which examines statements in the 2018 governor's race.

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Democratic candidate for governor and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa recently claimed he played a key role in improving graduation rates at the LA Unified School District.  Capital Public Radio's PolitiFact reporter Chris Nichols examined that claim, as part of our series fact-checking the 2018 California governor's race.

The Inland Empire Economic Partnership will host a speakers' series for candidates who have declared for the 2018 California governor's race.  Part 1 in the series is today (Friday) and features former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.  It'll be held at the Universal Technical Institute in Rancho Cucamonga.  KVCR's Rick Dulock spoke with IEEP President Paul Granillo to ask what the candidate speaker series is all about.

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Call it the first debate in the race to be the next Governor of California. 

Three of the most prominent Democratic candidates running for the office in 2018 met at a California Charter Schools Association conference yesterday (Thursday). 

The talk focused on education, but as Capital Public Radio's Ben Bradford reports, the candidates showed outlines of their larger platforms.

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A new candidate for California governor has entered the ring.  If elected, former state schools chief Delaine Eastin would be the state's first female governor.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler has more.

he's not the best-known of California's eight statewide elected officials... but Treasurer John Chiang (pronounced CHUNG) says he's looking at a run for governor in 2018.  Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler has more.

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Campaigning to be the next governor of California has already begun, even though the next election isn't until 2018.  Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom announced yesterday (Wednesday) that he's running for the office.