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Sons of Anarchy

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Try this for two peas in a gubernatorial pod: Jerry Brown and Andrew Cuomo.

Jerry Brown (l), Andrew Cuomo

Both men are sons of former governors.

Both took office this month as newly elected governors, after having served as state attorney generals.

Both are trying to fix budgetary train wrecks in America’s most populous deep-blue states: California and New York.

Both are trying to change the budget power structure in their respective states — in the process, having to cope with stubborn, change-resistant (though fellow Democratic) legislatures.

Continue reading Bill Whalen at Politi-Cal