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Jerry Brown - Meg Whitman debate: Protesters shout at each other

October 12, 2010 |  6:16 pm

It’s the age-old pre-debate tradition: Backers of each candidate yell at one another just outside the debate hall. And Tuesday’s matchup between gubernatorial candidates Jerry Brown and Meg Whitman in San Rafael, Calif., was no different.

“Meg Whitman does not care,” Brown supporters shouted in unison, in between chants of “Vote for Jerry.”

Whitman backers yelled, “Meg, Meg, Meg.”

In between, representatives of third-party candidates shouted to be recognized: “Open the debates.”

Meanwhile, Green Party standard-bearer Laura Wells was arrested amid the pre-debate protests.

-- Shane Goldmacher in San Rafael, Calif.


Opening statements

Tom Brokaw on crutches

Green party candidate arrested