- Making News: 'Tis the Season to Be Wary of Slate Mailers
If you're a registered voter, your mailbox is probably full of voting guides with patriotic symbols and titles like "Information Guide for Democrats... or Republicans... or just Early Voters." But don't take their word for it until you read the fine print says Allan Hoffenblum, a former Republican Party official who's now California's highly regarded, leading authority on legislative elections.
- Reporter's Notebook: It's the Terminator versus the Boss in Ohio
Ohio is one of the major swing states, and it's still too close to call, so both campaigns are bringing in the heavy guns--simultaneously. Governor Schwarzenegger goes to Ohio for Bush, while Bruce Springsteen is there for Kerry. Political types bill it the Working Class Hero versus the personification of the American Dream. Jonathan Riskind of the Columbus Dispatch calls it "the Boss versus the Terminator."