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United States

1 October 2002

Los Angeles Times

The National Rifle Assn. on Monday announced its endorsement of Republican Bill Simon Jr. for governor, saying "we will do everything we can" to defeat the Democratic incumbent, Gray Davis. The NRA endorsement could help Simon solidify his conservative base, but it complicates his efforts to appeal to moderates — particularly women and suburbanites — whose votes he needs to beat Davis. The governor has showcased his support for gun control in television ads that... (

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