Table of Contents: Jul. 19, 2004

10 QUESTIONS: Dan Glickman 8

LETTERS 11

NOTEBOOK

CIA Failures The Senate weighs in; presidential hair; Chinese whistle-blower 17

MILESTONES 22

IN THE ARENA: Joe Klein says Bush's toughest opponent is reality 25

COVER

TICKET TO RIDE An exclusive gallery of images from the first days of the Kerry-Edwards campaign by TIME photographer Diana Walker 28

RUNNING MATE: How Kerry chose, and what it says about him 34

CAMPAIGN DYNAMIC: A TIME poll shows how close a race it is 36

THE ECONOMY: Is the glass half full, or half empty? 41

LONG SHOT: The unlikely tale of a kid from...

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