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September 19, 2014 3:06 PM

Neel Kashkari now says drug test idea 'was a joke'

LOS ANGELES – Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari insisted Friday he was joking when on a talk radio show he proposed mandatory drug tests for all California legislators and statewide officeholders earlier in the day.

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