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09/14/03 - Los Angeles, CA

Clinton rallies Democrats against recall

The anti-gubernatorial recall campaign in California has gotten a boost from former President Clinton.

Clinton campaigned with Governor Gray Davis today in an effort to energize California Democrats.

Clinton mixed Scripture with politics in his talks at the First African Methodist Episcopal Church in Los Angeles, the city's oldest black congregation.

He repeated Democrats' theme that the October seventh recall election is part of a right-wing power grab. He says removing Davis could scare future officeholders away from making difficult choices, and make California a laughingstock.

Republican frontrunner Arnold Schwarzenegger spoke to a firefighters' association in Orange County. He said the state is on the wrong course and that he can set it straight with stronger leadership.

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