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File: California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks to reporters during a news conference where he revealed his revised California State budget on May 11, 2017 in Sacramento.
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California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks to reporters during a news conference where he revealed his revised California State budget on May 11, 2017 in Sacramento, California. California Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled a revised, $180 billion budget proposal.

Was Senator Dianne Feinstein feeling pressure from the left when she voted against a stopgap funding bill? Plus, other political news from the Golden State this week.

This week on State of Affairs, Take Two's weekly look at politics in the Golden State:

  • Governor Brown may be a lame duck, but he plans to keep marching ahead. Brown ended his final State of the State speech Thursday with an eye toward California's future. So what does he see?
  • Senator Dianne Feinstein voted against a stop-gap funding bill Monday because it didn't include a DACA fix. Is she feeling political pressure from the left?
  • A new immigration proposal by the White House Thursday has a lot in it for Democrats, but can they meet Trump's terms?
  • Thousands of women took to the streets Saturday for the Annual Women's March. What happens if those women march to the polls in November? 


Guests:

  • Scott Shafer, co-host of KQED's new podcast Political Breakdown
  • Rachel VanSickle-Ward, associate professor of politics at Pitzer College
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