September 1998
National Review;9/28/1998, Vol. 50 Issue 18, p9
The section comments on various issues and events related to U.S. politics as of September 28, 1998. The presidential elections that will be held in November 2000 may make those of 1996 look like models of rationality and deliberation. Governor Pete Wilson is planning to introduce a bill that will move California's primary from June to March 7, the same day New York, Maryland, and New England will hold their elections. Separately, a major battle over gun ownership is taking place in Missouri. On April 6, 1999, the public will decide on whether to allow law-abiding citizens to carry handguns.


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