President Bush and California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger listen to introductions at a campaign fundraising dinner in Los Angeles, Aug. 12, 2004.
At a Republican fundraiser in Santa Monica, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger introduces President Bush by rejecting reports that he and the president aren't close. Bush, who raised $3 million at the event, vows to compete in California this November despite Sen. John Kerry's double-digit lead there. Hear NPR's Don Gonyea.