What do Republicans Rep. James Rogan and presidential hopeful George
W. Bush have in common? Could it be that they are apprehensive about
debating their democratic rivals, state Sen. Adam Schiff and Vice
President Al Gore on a level playing field?
The nonpartisan League of Women voters scheduled such Rogan-Schiff
debate and extended invitations to both Rogan and Schiff. Schiff
immediately accepted, but Rogan demurred, claiming "scheduling