If Proposition 19 passes and California legalizes marijuana, the financial hit to Mexican drug cartels would be a loss of 2 to 4 percent of their overall US revenues, says a RAND Corp. study.
Tuesday's California gubernatorial debate between Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown was the last before the election, making it crucial for both candidates.
Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown, candidates for governor of California, debated Tuesday night. It turned ugly in a race where Brown has a small lead in polls.
Meg Whitman and Jerry Brown, candidates for California governor, will debate for the final time Tuesday, with Tom Brokaw moderating. The candidates have spent a lot of time dwelling on scandal recently.
So far, the GOP has a considerable edge. Its benefactors are writing checks like there’s no tomorrow, allowing the party to fund campaign ads in states once thought safe for Democrats.
Recent polls had shown Jerry Brown opening a slight lead over Meg Whitman. Putting him on the defensive could give her a boost.
Poll results show Meg Whitman falling slightly behind Jerry Brown in the days following a media blitz about Whitman previously employing Nicky Diaz, an illegal immigrant.
Kentucky Republican Senate candidate Rand Paul appears with his father, Rep. Ron Paul (R) of Texas, during a campaign event in Erlanger, Ky., on Oct. 2.
In their second face-to-face debate, Republican Meg Whitman and Democrat Jerry Brown covered a range of issues, including immigration, health care, and education. The race is too close to call.