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November 18, 1985
Vice President George Bush overwhelmed his potential opponents for the 1988 Republican Party presidential nomination in a poll just released. Pollsters from Arthur J. Finkelstein & Associates interviewed 1,005 Republicans in early November and results were released in the Nov. 25 issue of Newsweek. Bush was tabbed by 44.3% of those interviewed as their choice for the Republican nomination in 1988. Former Sen. Howard H. Baker Jr. of Tennessee was a distant second at 9.5%.
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November 7, 1987 | DAVID LAUTER and RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writers
Education Secretary William J. Bennett, told by President Reagan to "do what you think is right," called Supreme Court nominee Douglas H. Ginsburg on Friday night to urge that he withdraw following disclosures that he had smoked marijuana. Bennett warned the federal judge that "the situation is hurting the President." Ginsburg's response was noncommittal. In public remarks earlier in the day, Reagan had vowed to stand by Ginsburg, declaring that his nominee "was not an addict."
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November 7, 1987 | DAVID LAUTER and RONALD J. OSTROW, Times Staff Writers
Education Secretary William J. Bennett, told by President Reagan to "do what you think is right," called Supreme Court nominee Douglas H. Ginsburg on Friday night to urge that he withdraw following disclosures that he had smoked marijuana. Bennett warned the federal judge that "the situation is hurting the President." Ginsburg's response was noncommittal. In public remarks earlier in the day, Reagan had vowed to stand by Ginsburg, declaring that his nominee "was not an addict."
NEWS
November 18, 1985
Vice President George Bush overwhelmed his potential opponents for the 1988 Republican Party presidential nomination in a poll just released. Pollsters from Arthur J. Finkelstein & Associates interviewed 1,005 Republicans in early November and results were released in the Nov. 25 issue of Newsweek. Bush was tabbed by 44.3% of those interviewed as their choice for the Republican nomination in 1988. Former Sen. Howard H. Baker Jr. of Tennessee was a distant second at 9.5%.
BUSINESS
March 4, 1987
Former Sen. Howard H. Baker Jr., who this week was named chief of staff by President Reagan, resigned as member of the board of directors of MCA Inc., Universal City.
NEWS
June 8, 1985 | United Press International
President Reagan said Friday that he will nominate George Cranwell Montgomery as ambassador to Oman. Montgomery was a special counsel to former Senate Majority Leader Howard H. Baker Jr. (R-Tenn.).
NEWS
July 16, 1988 | Associated Press
President Reagan on Friday named Howard H. Baker Jr., a former Tennessee senator and White House chief of staff, to the Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board for a two-year term. He will succeed Albert D. Wheelon on the board.
NEWS
May 27, 1987 | United Press International
Joy Baker, wife of White House Chief of Staff Howard H. Baker Jr., is undergoing "routine tests" at Georgetown University Hospital, a White House spokesman said Tuesday. Assistant Press Secretary Ben Jarrett said that Mrs. Baker was undergoing the tests as a follow-up to gastrointestinal surgery she had last year.
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September 16, 1987 | United Press International
White House Chief of Staff Howard H. Baker Jr. checked into Georgetown University Hospital on Tuesday suffering from diverticulitis, a White House spokesman said. Baker reported feeling ill during the day and was advised to check into the hospital for tests. Diverticulitis is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation of the colon wall.
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September 17, 1987 | Associated Press
White House Chief of Staff Howard H. Baker Jr. was back at his desk Wednesday after being hospitalized overnight for a reaction to antibiotics used to treat an intestinal problem. Baker, 61, suffered pain from diverticulitis, an inflammation of the intestinal tract.
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