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Jerry Brown builds political operation to win tax vote, re-election
Sacramento Bee

For 11 months Gov. Jerry Brown raised almost no money and conducted few political exercises outside the Capitol.But in a spate of private meetings and fundraisers in recent weeks, his political apparatus stirred. Brown quietly raised more than $1.2 million in two weeks for his campaign to raise taxes.He is also raising money for his re-election bid, and his administration is positioned to engage in legislative races next year.