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Gov. Brown Endorses Senate Candidate Kamala Harris

Photo caption: Gov. Jerry Brown announces his endorsement of Attorney General Kamala Harris,...

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Gov. Jerry Brown announces his endorsement of Attorney General Kamala Harris, left, for the U.S. Senate during a news conference at the California Democratic Party headquarters in Sacramento, May 23, 2016.

Gov. Jerry Brown is endorsing Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Kamala Harris barely two weeks before California's June 7 primary election.

Brown said during a brief appearance Monday that Harris is strong, intelligent, experienced and is doing a great job as state attorney general.

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Harris is considered the front-runner to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer and previously won the state Democratic Party's endorsement.

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