The labor-backed campaign to defeat Prop. 75 will kick off its television ad campaign Wednesday. The campaign for the measure calls the proposal "Paycheck Protection." The No side calls the measure "Paycheck Deception."
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Sen. Dianne Feinstein is endorsing Phil Angelides for governor today, giving the treasurer a clean sweep of the leading women in California Democratic politics. Barbara Boxer and Nancy Pelosi already are on board.
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The campaign against Prop. 77 -- the redistricting reform initiative -- is taking shape, with the committee hiring consultants Sandi Polka and Bill Carrick to lead the effort. Polka is a veteran of 30 years of California campaigns and is the leading political strategist to Senate Leader Don Perata. Carrick is a top Democratic ad man who has worked for Dianne Feinstein and Bill Lockyer, among many others. Paul Hefner will do communications.
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