An analysis of the propositions of the 1996 presidential candidate bob dole

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They also pushed it despite the concern among some of Mr. The week after he confessed his private pain to his sister, Mr.

who ran for president in 2000

Dole proposed just before the convention. President Clinton drew no primary opposition, which gave him the strategic opportunity to move as far to the center as possible.

They aggressively shielded Mr. Developments in the last week focused attention on two Republican Assembly primary contests: those of Assemblyman Scott R. Dole's campaign organization.

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Dole often seemed a man out of step with the times, and in President Clinton, he faced an opponent who had come to personify the methods of modern American politics. Dole -- reluctant and nervous -- went before an audience of film executives in Los Angeles to denounce what he described as the corrupting influence of Hollywood values on American culture. Instead, the organization Mr. Prominent moderate Republicans, including former California Governor George Deukmejian, told Dole they thought the initiative was too divisive and too local to be a good presidential-campaign issue. In the seat Assembly, 25 members are completing their third two-year terms since and are barred from reelection. We are continually improving the quality of our text archives. And they were furious, but not surprised, to learn that Mr. In that sense, he approached the election as if it were an omnibus bill, where the final compromise is forced by the deadline of a Congressional adjournment. In any year, mistakes by a candidate and his staff can be damaging. Dole's position growing not better, but worse, the infighting in the campaign became all the more public. They aggressively shielded Mr. That he could not be trusted. It was the spring of , and Mr. Letterman's show is being broadcast from Washington tonight, part of a series of trips he is making around the country. Clinton is the only American President ever to have devoted a major public address to affirmative-action policy--his "mend it, don't end it" speech of July

The speech won him a flurry of attention both from the mainstream media and from the conservative activists who would be key to his electoral prospects. Dole was there with his wife, his daughter, Robin, Mr.

Dole sacrificed these things not merely to lose the Presidency, but to run one of the most ineffectual Presidential campaigns in recent memory.

The Dole campaign, increasingly preoccupied with its "gender gap," didn't want to do anything to worsen it. And for his part, Mr.

An analysis of the propositions of the 1996 presidential candidate bob dole

The scene before him was not inspiring. Dole's speaking style to the press in the hope that Mr. They were, by and large, young and inexperienced in the complexities of Presidential campaigning. In the seat Assembly, 25 members are completing their third two-year terms since and are barred from reelection. If the initiative was on the ballot the same day as the presidential election, and if Clinton opposed it, and if the Republican presidential candidate endorsed it so strongly as to turn the race in California into a referendum on affirmative action--then the initiative could cost Clinton the presidency. There is a palpable sense that historic events are unfolding. If Prop. So mistrustful were the two sides of each other that Mr. Dole that someone running for President needed to deliver the same speech at least four or five times, in order to assure that it seep into the public discourse. We are continually improving the quality of our text archives.

Baugh professed his innocence and said the charges were politically motivated. Dole might take from the newspapers advice he had not taken from his staff. Senate had run for President as a Democrat in

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