5th District election rematch features evolving images
The names on the ballot and the rhetoric surrounding the 5th Congressional District contest between Republican Ginny Brown-Waite and Democrat John Russell sound familiar. The race, in essence, is a matter of stylistic differences — outside the obvious dog versus cat political divides.
The campaign represents a study in contrasting and evolving public images: Brown-Waite trying to cement her claim as a moderate and Russell’s attempt to shed his more extreme image. Effectiveness is debatable. Read more here.
John Frank, Times staff writer