- Making News: Governor Schwarzenegger Fundraises on the East Coast
Candidate Arnold Schwarzenegger accused then-Governor Gray Davis of raising too much special-interest money. Now, as Governor, he's embarked on a fundraising trip to Ohio, New York and Washington, where he'll pull in single contributions of $100,000. Several have given more than a million, not directly to Schwarzenegger, but to an "independent committee" called Citizens to Save California. Richard Hasen is an expert on campaign finance law at Loyola Law School.
- Reporter's Notebook: Can an LA Mayoral Solve Traffic Congestion?
However they feel about grand "visions," Los Angeles voters care a lot about traffic. That's the finding of the LA Times' poll, which says 24% of registered voters said transportation was a major concern--equal to education. Sharon Bernstein, who writes on transportation for the Times, compares what the major candidates promise to do about traffic congestion.