Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari is photographed in front of the old United States Mint building on Fifth Street in San Francisco, Calif., on
Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari is photographed in front of the old United States Mint building on Fifth Street in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014. The moderate Republican is preparing to announce his candidacy for governor in an attempt to unseat Democrat Jerry Brown in November. (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group) ( JANE TYSKA )