George Roberts, the billionaire co- founder and co-chief executive officer of KKR & Co., gave $50 million to Claremont McKenna College.
Californians picked Republican Neel Kashkari, a political newcomer who ran the federal bailout of the U.S. banking system, to challenge incumbent Democrat Jerry Brown for governor in November.
Republicans are invoking a harrowing image of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to lure independent voters away from Democrats and motivate their party base ahead of November’s election.
She’s a billionaire businesswoman who says she wants to cut taxes and regulation to create jobs. He’s a career politician who says government is key to energizing an economy with a 12.4 percent unemployment rate.
California Governor Jerry Brown, offering an election-year budget stuffed with the biggest surplus in more than a decade, has a simple message for his fellow Democrats who control the Legislature.