As governors and state legislatures examine the economic stimulus bill President Obama plans to sign Tuesday, they are assessing whether it could help them avoid raising taxes, cutting jobs or scaling back programs to close growing budget deficits.
By PBS NewsHour
Republicans will shift from the war on terror to domestic issues such as the economy and education during the second day of the convention.
The voters of California, angered by a sagging economy and the perceived failings of the incumbent governor, turned out in large numbers to oust Gov. Gray Davis and replace him with actor Arnold Schwarzenegger.
California's Democratic Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante has overtaken Republican actor Arnold Schwarzenegger in a poll testing voters' opinions about the Oct. 7 recall election that will decide the fate of embattled Gov. Gray Davis.
Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lieutenant Governor Cruz Bustamante and columnist Arianna Huffington, all announced candidacies for the governorship of California late Wednesday night.
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