Patricia Kernighan

Councilwoman, City of Oakland

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Councilwoman representing District 2 in the City of Oakland City

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Jerry Brown  has taken a week off to rest from a long campaign, during which he made no promises about what he’ll do as Governor, except that he won’t raise taxes unless there’s a…

Will Jerry Brown Disappoint His Biggest Supporters?

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