Stephen Robitalle

Gov. Schwarzenegger Is Stealing the Show

By: - May 21, 2004

When world-famous political neophyte Arnold Schwarzenegger stomped his way into the California governor’s mansion last October, there were snickers aplenty in Sacramento over the rocky road ahead. Seemingly intractable fiscal and political woes loomed. An overwhelmingly Democratic Legislature lay in wait, fuming over the recall of one of its own — former Gov. Gray Davis […]

California Governor Facing First Test of Political-Star Power

By: - February 24, 2004

Not quite five months ago, Arnold Schwarzenegger stunned California and the nation as he roared into the governor’s office on a wave of voter discontent. With its March 2 primary, California again finds itself in the political spotlight, as the governor pushes a pair of ballot measures that he says are crucial to fixing the […]