Bill Clinton gave dazed Democrats a swift kick last night, telling California voters to get out the vote, lest they commit "malpractice on your own future." Stumping for onetime nemesis and would-be governor Jerry Brown, the former president told a UCLA rally to give President Obama and Democrats time to finish the job: "It is not enough to have voted for a new president if you will not help him govern and stick behind the members of Congress who stood for him."
Clinton's appearance begins a number of big-gun campaign stops in the state, reports the LA Times; John McCain, Obama, and Sarah Palin are all due within a week. "Clearly, there's a battle going on here," Republican gubernatorial hopeful Meg Whitman said. "It's going to be a real fight to the end." (Read more Bill Clinton stories.)