February 5, 1991 |
Former Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr., all but proclaiming that he will run for the U.S. Senate in 1992, announced his resignation Monday as chairman of the California Democratic Party. The departure, which will take effect at the party's convention in March, was prompted by Brown's plan to establish an exploratory finance committee for the Senate race soon.
March 21, 1992 |
Feisty and unconcerned about being a party "spoiler," Democratic presidential candidate Edmund G. (Jerry) Brown Jr. on Friday criticized his rival, Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton, for playing golf at a whites-only country club. "I think it's symbolic of what we're dealing with here," the former California governor told reporters. "It underscores the choice before the party: Are we going to be moving into the future or are we just bringing back the good ol' boys of yesteryear."
April 3, 1992 |
A new nationwide poll shows that 66% of the people are dissatisfied with all of the presidential candidates and that character attacks have seriously damaged Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton, the Democratic front-runner. The poll, the latest in a series by the Times Mirror Center for the People and the Press, gives President Bush a lead of only 50% to 43% over both Clinton and the governor's opponent in the Democratic race, former California Gov. Edmund G. (Jerry) Brown Jr.
July 15, 1992 |
Taken aback by surging chaos within the California delegation, the state's Democratic leaders sought Tuesday to close a deep rift between backers of presumptive nominee Bill Clinton and die-hard supporters of insurgent Edmund G. (Jerry) Brown Jr.
April 5, 1992 |
From 1978 to 1980, lawyer Richard F. Charvat and his parents donated $5,750 to the campaign coffers of Edmund G. (Jerry) Brown Jr., then governor of California. The elder Charvat says he wanted to obtain a judicial appointment for his son. On Oct. 5, 1981, it came through: Brown named Richard Charvat to the Los Angeles Municipal Court bench. In 1979 and 1980, Michael Scott Luros and his parents contributed $2,066 to Brown.
March 27, 1992 |
Mayor David N. Dinkins orders both Bill Clinton and Edmund G. (Jerry) Brown Jr. to a summit meeting to find out precisely what they can offer urban America. Former Mayor Edward I. Koch declares both candidates are losers and is pitching for a protest vote. Popular radio talk show host Don Imus labels Clinton "Slick Willie" and compares the Arkansas governor to discredited preachers Jimmy Swaggart and Jim Bakker.
April 8, 1992 |
Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton swept to victory in the New York primary Tuesday to reclaim command of the Democratic presidential campaign after several wrenching and divisive weeks of political battling. Clinton also won the Kansas primary and held a slim lead in Wisconsin over former California Gov. Edmund G. (Jerry) Brown Jr., the only other major Democrat still active in the race. And Clinton was ahead of Brown in a "beauty contest" vote in Minnesota, in which no delegates were at stake.
March 15, 1992 |
If there is an epicenter to protectionist sentiment in the United States, it might be this battered industrial town, where the loss of automobile jobs has become a dreary ritual. That harsh reality made for plenty of shock waves Saturday when the three Democratic presidential contenders arrived here to talk about jobs and trade. Arkansas Gov. Bill Clinton and former Massachusetts Sen. Paul E.
September 24, 1999 |
Most knew him as a Democratic Party activist who was deeply involved in California politics during the Jimmy Carter years. He rubbed shoulders with the party elite, including Gov. Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown Jr. and U.S. Sen. Alan Cranston. During the 1976 presidential campaign, he described taking part in a three-hour strategy session with Cranston, Brown and presidential hopeful Carter at the Pacific Hotel near Los Angeles International Airport.
December 7, 2000 |
Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown's embattled plan to open a military charter school has passed muster with the State Board of Education. The 6-0 vote Wednesday at a regular board meeting in Sacramento clears the way for the Oakland Military Institute to open next fall with 162 seventh-graders at the former Oakland Army Base. The controversial proposal got a critical boost from Brown's former aide and longtime ally, Gov. Gray Davis.