The Republican’s new mailer and radio ad seek to undermine the attorney general’s watchdog role by accusing him of overseeing large salary increases while he was mayor of Oakland.
By Michael Mishak, Los Angeles Times
August 9, 2010
Reporting from Sacramento —
Republican gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman on Monday accused Democratic rival Jerry Brown of presiding over a Bell-style salary scandal while he was mayor of Oakland.
The charges, aired in a new mailer and radio ad aimed at Los Angeles County voters, come as Brown, the attorney general, gains political traction with his office’s expanded investigation into the Bell controversy. Three of that city’s top administrators have resigned.
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