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September 27, 2007: Endorsed Hilary Clinton for President (,1,7777092.story?track=rss )

March 29, 2006: Reiner was criticized for campaigning for Prop 82 to fund state-run preschools while still chair of the First Five Commission, causing Reiner to resign from his position. An audit was conducted and it concluded the commission did not violate state law, and that the state commission had clear legal authority to conduct its public advertising campaigns related to preschool. Proposition 82 failed with 39.1% support.

1998: Chaired campaign to pass Prop 10, the California Children and Families Initiative, which created First 5 California, a program of early childhood development services, funded by a tax on tobacco products. He served as chairman of First 5 California from 1999 to 2006.


Active in progressive and liberal politics, Reiner campaigned in Iowa for Democratic Presidential candidate Howard Dean just before the 2004 Iowa caucus, and campaigned extensively for Al Gore in 2000. Reiner was mentioned as a possible candidate to run against California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2006, but decided not to run for personal reasons.

Last edited by gdicaro on Sept. 27, 2007

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