Golden State Warriors

Kathleen Brown has everything going for her, but the race with % Pete Wilson is getting scrappy

Why are women making such exceptional political headway in California? San Diego's liberal Republican Mayor, Susan Golding, once ventured a theory. Women, she said, more naturally represent that state's particular, two-beat public pulse: socially progressive and fiscally conservative. Or, up with choice and down with taxes. If Kathleen Brown is elected California's Governor next fall in the most important U.S. race of election year 1994, she will not only enshrine that ideological combination, she will also raise women's political power to historic heights.

Vaulting alongside Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer, she would complete a powerful triumvirate of Democratic women in...

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