State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, right, tries to convince Sen. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Concord, to join other Democrats in voting for a bill to authorize about $4.5 billion in funding for a high-speed rail system, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, July 6, 2012. The bill, which would allow the state to begin selling $2.6 billion in voter -approved bonds, was approved by a 21-16 vote and now goes to Gov. Jerry Brown who has supports the measure. DeSaulnier was among the three Democrats in the Senate to oppose the bill.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, right, tries to convince Sen. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Concord, to join other Democrats in voting for a bill to authorize  about $4.5 billion in funding for a high-speed rail system, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, July 6, 2012.   The bill, which would allow the state to begin selling $2.6 billion in voter -approved bonds, was approved by a 21-16 vote and now goes to Gov. Jerry Brown who has supports the measure.   DeSaulnier was among the three Democrats in the Senate to oppose the bill.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, right, tries to convince Sen. Mark DeSaulnier, D-Concord, to join other Democrats in voting for a bill to authorize about $4.5 billion in funding for a high-speed rail system, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, July 6, 2012. The bill, which would allow the state to begin selling $2.6 billion in voter -approved bonds, was approved by a 21-16 vote and now goes to Gov. Jerry Brown who has supports the measure. DeSaulnier was among the three Democrats in the Senate to oppose the bill.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
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