SAN FRANCISCO: PICK ONE OF THE ABOVE

THE RACE FOR MAYOR IN SAN FRANCISCO PITS SEASONED POLITICIAN AGAINST SOCIAL ACTIVIST AGAINST TECHNOCRAT

WILLIE BROWN HAS NEVER WORKED so hard in his life. As speaker of the California assembly until last June, he was one of the wiliest and most powerful politicians in the state. Last week he was at a subway stop in San Francisco, grabbing for the hands of voters as they rushed for the perennially late trains. "In San Francisco politics is a contact sport," says Brown. "All my campaigns added together haven't been this hard! You have to personally shake hands with every single person in this city. And if you don't, they're insulted!" As if to make the point,...

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