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California Recall: The Issues

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California Recall: The Issues

California Recall: The Issues

California Recall: The Issues

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It will be hard enough fitting the candidates on the ballot in California's recall election. Figuring out what they stand for could be a whole second career. NPR's Neal Conan will try anyway, with a guide of the issues that will separate the winner from the losers.

Guests:

Richard Gonzales
*NPR Reporter

*Jack Kavanagh
Publisher of the Rough and Tumble Web site


Raphael Sonenshein
*Political science professor at Cal State Fullerton
*Political analyst who has been watching the recall closely

Arianna Huffington
*Independent candidate for governor *Co-founder of Americans for Fuel Efficient Cars, which tries to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil *Syndicated columnist & author of Pigs At the Trough

Audie Bock
*Running for governor as a Democrat
*Served in the California State Assembly as a Green Party member (District 16 — Oakland, Alameda & Piedmont), 1999-2000
*Community College professor of ethnic studies

Tom McClintock
*Republican candidate for governor
*State Senator from 19th Senate District, which represents Ventura & Santa Barbara County