Gov. Jerry Brown (left) meets with Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi in San Jose, Calif., on Sept. 27. Brown has been brokering his own international agreement on climate change. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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A man carries plastic single-use bags past the State Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Starting in July 2015, California could become the first state to ban single-use plastic bags, unless a referendum delays the measure from taking effect. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Sen. Ted Cruz, worked a rare Senate overnight shift as he kept up a lengthy diatribe against Obamacare (with many digressions.) Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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Gov. Jerry Brown waits for the start of a news conference to announce plans to build a giant twin tunnel system to move water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta to farmland and cities. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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California's Jerry Brown: Water Tunnel Shows 'I Want To Get [Stuff] Done'

Brown expressed his frustration with what's become an intractable problem by dropping a four-letter expletive.

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Jerry Brown Takes Oath 'Without any Mental Reservation ... Really!'

Times are tough in California, but it doesn't hurt to have a chuckle. And Gov. Jerry Brown had a laugh at his own expense during his inauguration today.

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