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Bill Simon Pulls Out of California Governor Race

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Republican candidate Bill Simon announces he will withdraw from the California governor's race, a move some analysts say will boost the position of GOP front-runner Arnold Schwarzenegger. Meanwhile, other candidates running for governor in the Oct. 7 election on whether to recall Democratic Gov. Gray Davis launch their campaigns. Hear NPR's Ina Jaffe and NPR's Mandalit del Barco.

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