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Today on PolitiCal: Millions promised for Jerry Brown. Diane Watson to retire. Schwarzenegger's steroid use causes Olympic buzz.

February 10, 2010 |  3:03 pm

Here are some of the stories we're following today on PolitiCal, our blog on all things California politics:

Rep. Diane Watson (D-Los Angeles) is set to announce her retirement, with Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) waiting in the wings to replace her.

Two new committees to be funded by labor unions and wealthy Democratic benefactors have pledged millions to boost Jerry Brown's gubernatorial hopes.

A Senate panel began making budget cuts today but saved the tough decisions for later. 

Arnold Schwarzenegger's past steroid use has become an issue as he prepares to carry the Olympic torch in Vancouver.

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