Chris Christie, making his first appearance on late-night television since a traffic-jam scandal erupted this year, joked that he “hypothetically” could defeat Hillary Clinton, at least on the dance floor.
California Governor Jerry Brown, running for an unprecedented fourth term, says that if he can curb his fellow Democrats’ spending dreams, the most-indebted state may win its highest credit rating in five years.
Republican Neel Kashkari, a political newcomer who ran the federal bailout of the U.S. banking system, will challenge incumbent Democrat Jerry Brown for governor of California in November, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Lawmakers and President Barack Obama probably will strike a deal in a post-election session of Congress to defer most of the $700 billion in expiring tax cuts and spending reductions known as the fiscal cliff, said Neel Kashkari, Pimco’s managing director and head of global equities.
California Governor Jerry Brown has amassed $17 million from a well of donors including Exxon Mobil Corp., Facebook Inc., Microsoft Corp. and even porn mogul Larry Flynt for a re-election campaign without saying he plans to run.
Pacific Investment Management Co.’s Neel Kashkari, who heads global equities at the Newport Beach, California-based investment firm, said downgrades of banks by Moody’s Investors Service weren’t of consequence for the firm.