Tag Archive: campaign

Sep 11 2015

Buying a President for 30 Bucks and Change


by: Jim Hightower For today’s report, I have a bunch of statistics for you. Wait — don’t run away! Where are you going? Come back here and sit still while I drill these stats into your head! It’ll be fun, and you’ll learn something. I realize that numbers can numb the brain, but this is …

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Aug 14 2015

THE ANSWER MAN: Rocking the Vote

This week, The Answer Man looks at voting in the United States. 1. Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution reads in part, “The Electors shall meet in their respective states, and vote by ballot for President and Vice President, one of whom, at least, shall not be an inhabitant of the same state with themselves”? …

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Jul 21 2012

A new kind of scrutiny on the campaign trail

Undercover liars with cameras shouldn’t get to destroy political candidates with impunity. By Jason Salzman It used to be that journalists would join major candidates on the campaign trail, following them from coffee shops to parades and beyond as they tried to woo supporters and votes. Reporters would record how a candidate might change his …

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Mar 27 2012

Mitt Romney and Mike Dukakis

By Susan Estrich I’ve been waiting for it: the inevitable comparisons between the Massachusetts governor who ran for president (with my help) in 1988 and the former Massachusetts governor on his way to being the 2012 Republican nominee. Now, I’ll admit that there is almost certainly something in the water in my old home state …

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Mar 31 2011

Local leaders campaign for Wilson

Mickie Hand is a community advocate who has made her home in Longview since 1942, and is now carrying city council candidate Victoria Wilson’s banner. She has studied the situation and believes Wilson is what the city needs. Hand noted how Brookshire’s opened a Super One instead of a Brookshire’s grocery store because its survey …

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