Jerry Springer will wait until Wednesday to announce whether or not he will run for the U.S. Senate. And it is being reported that Arnold Schwarzenegger will also announce his intention on Wednesday on the Jay Lenno Show. The Teamsters will endorse Gephardt. He needs their support, as he continues to slide in the polls. Hillary Clinton will campaign for California Governor Gray David next week. Mark Penn’s (works for Lieberman, was Clinton’s pollster) new poll of independent voters show they are not interested in coming out in large numbers. Notice the newly created silly category of "office-park dads" (remember the "soccer moms"?); these people just make things up. And here’s E.J. Dionne’s banal take on the boring Demo candidates. Read it last, it’s a soporific, just like their campaign.