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A political epic with a cast of thousands.
California has often spun the cautionary tales of American progress.
Smog. Sprawl. Ronald Reagan.
The Republican wave that swept the country seemed to crash and recede
right at the California border, but only barely.
Unions have improved their political game but are unhappy with the
Governor Pataki's effective Gary Cooper imitation leaves Democrats in despair.
Opponents of the Florida governor are organizing voters still angry
While the Bush Administration's beating of the war drums has drowned out
domestic policy debates that should be shaping competition for control
of Congress, bread-and-butter issues dominate the
The former Labor Secretary is a top gubernatorial contender in Massachusetts.