Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari says he will focus on issues that affect middle-class Californians in his longshot campaign to unseat Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown.
Gov. Jerry Brown has easily advanced in Tuesday’s California primary.
The poll, released Sunday, shows Republican businessman Neel Kashkari is running neck and neck with state Assemblyman Tim Donnelly in the race to challenge Brown in the November general election.
As the Midterm Primary Election approaches, two top GOP candidates, Tim Donnelly and Neel Kashkari, both say they are the right person to unseat current California Governor Jerry Brown.
The long-running dispute over the identity of the California Republican party was played out in sharp contrast Thursday, as two rival candidates for governor offered sharply differing views on the future of the GOP during what was their first, and probably only, joint appearance of the primary campaign.
Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is endorsing investment banker Neel Kashkari’s bid for California governor amid growing concern within the party about his GOP rival.
Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari is giving his campaign for governor another $500,000, bringing his personal contributions to $1 million.
California Republican gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly has come under fire after he accused rival Neel Kashkari of supporting fundamentalist Islamic law.
Gov. Jerry Brown reported Monday that he has raised nearly $20 million for his re-election campaign, far outpacing the two leading Republican candidates competing for the right to challenge him.
The $976,000 reported Wednesday includes contributions from former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and his wife, Kashkari’s parents and several bankers at Goldman Sachs, Kashkari’s former employer.
“Keep the government out of our homes, out of our hospitals, out of our bedrooms,” he says.
Those who have heard of Neel Kashkari know him as the former U.S. Treasury official who was in charge of the bank bailout at the height of the recession.