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Two offensive attack ads in the Virginia governor's race have backfired on Republican
candidate Jerry Kilgore and his attack-dog media consultant. Does this mean GOP smear tactics are a spent force?
There's a way to cure Ohio's dysfunctional electoral system: an
election-reform referendum that allows creation of "swing districts."
It's a tight race, but if Tim Kaine becomes the next governor of
Virginia, Democrats gain what they desperately need to win back
Congress: a big win in a Southern state.
The people of California have spoken.
"Change is the order of the day," Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown declared
after California voters recalled Governor Gray Davis and replaced him
with film star Arnold Schwarzenegger. Brown is right.
We're all familiar with Arnold the actor, but who writes the script if he wins?
"We don't have a Bush v.
How can the GOP women endorse misogynist Schwarzenegger?
The giggle factor might propel a Jesse Ventura wannabe into management of the world's sixth-largest economy.
This letter, from our December 7, 1911 issue, and editorial, from October 27, 1962, are special selections from The Nation Digital Archive. If you want to read everything The Nation has ever published on California, click here for information on how to acquire individual access to the Archive--an electronic database of every Nation article ever.
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