- Making News: Schwarzenegger Tracks Bustamante on Recall Election
With Republican Peter Ueberroth dropping out, there is one less major candidate running to replace California Governor Gray Davis in case he-s recalled in October-s recall election. Sacramento Bee columnist Dan Weintraub has details on the results of latest Field poll, and considers the impact of Ueberroth's departure on the front-runners and Governor Davis.
- Reporter's Notebook: Will Lifting UN Sanctions Lift Cloud over Libya's Qaddafi?
Moammar Qaddafi-s Libya has admitted to the terrorist bombings of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland and a French airliner over Africa. Qaddafi is negotiating to pay the survivors of victims and for the removal of sanctions by both the United Nations and the US. Can a brutal dictator change his spots? We hear from two scholars who have written on contemporary Middle East politics.
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