A former U.S. Treasury official wants to be the next governor of California. Republican Neel Kashkari announced today that he'll face off against Jerry Brown on a simple platform;

"Jobs and education, that's it." Kashkari announced, adding, "the status quo is unacceptable."

The 40-year-old has never held elected office, but did help run the federal bank bailout under President Bush.  He's been considering a run for a year now, and says the bailout experience taught him something;

"Although it doesn't happen often, it is possible to get Republicans and Democrats to work together to tackle a major crisis," he said.

He joins conservative Assemblyman Tim Donnelly in the 2014 race.  Governor Brown has not officially announced that he's running, but he has been building a campaign fund.

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