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Daily News Endorses Jerry Brown for Governor

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Although they endorsed Republican and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina for U.S. Senate, the San Fernando Valley's flagship paper The Daily News endorsed Democrat Jerry Brown for Governor on Sunday. To them, he's not Mr. Right, but rather Mr. Right Now.

"To be sure, this longtime politician - current attorney general, former governor, former mayor, former secretary of state - is less than the dream candidate that California deserves," the paper said. "He's not planning to blow up the boxes of government, but just move them around a bit into better locations. But he is the leader that California needs right now."