First Take: Whitman on pensions, poll shows mixed bag for open primary measure, Maldonado moves on
-- Whitman will spend her day raising money with some GOP heavyweights in Sacramento and Redwood City Friday, and is expected to be greeted by some Democratic protesters.
-- Michael Rothfeld searches for the roots of the Meg Whitman campaign.
-- Capitol Weekly has new poll numbers on the June primary election initiative.
-- Abel Maldonado's nomination for lieutenant governor was confirmed by the Assembly.
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