But no matter what happens in the Golden State, the recall is a big statement. And today, everyone, from the citizens of California, to the pundits in Washington, to the White House and Democratic Presidential challengers, is thinking through what it means.
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Susan Pinkus, director, LA Times Poll
Adrian Wooldridge, Washington Correspondant for the Economist Magazine,Co-author of the Forthcoming book "The Right Nation: How Conservatism Won"
Bill Schneider, Senior Political Analyst for CNN
Patrick Basham, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute.
This program aired on October 8, 2003.