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May 27, 1986 | Associated Press
Rep. James R. Jones (D-Okla.) said Monday that he will give up the House seat he has held for 14 years to run against Republican Sen. Don Nickles.
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June 3, 1993 | NORMAN KEMPSTER and JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
President Clinton sought to shore up support for the North American Free Trade Agreement Wednesday by naming a politically savvy backer of the pact, former Rep. James R. Jones, as U.S. ambassador to Mexico. In a statement, Clinton said that Jones "is seasoned by years of economic leadership in both the private and public sectors." Jones, 54, represented an Oklahoma district in the House from 1973 through 1987 and has been chairman of the American Stock Exchange since 1989.
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BUSINESS
October 13, 1989
James R. Jones, a White House chief of staff under President Lyndon B. Johnson and a seven-term congressman from Oklahoma, has been named chairman of the American Stock Exchange. Jones, 50, succeeds Arthur Levitt Jr., who resigned in May after 11 years as chairman of the exchange, the nation's third-largest stock market behind the New York Stock Exchange and the National Assn. of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation system.
BUSINESS
October 13, 1989
James R. Jones, a White House chief of staff under President Lyndon B. Johnson and a seven-term congressman from Oklahoma, has been named chairman of the American Stock Exchange. Jones, 50, succeeds Arthur Levitt Jr., who resigned in May after 11 years as chairman of the exchange, the nation's third-largest stock market behind the New York Stock Exchange and the National Assn. of Securities Dealers Automated Quotation system.
NEWS
January 31, 1989 | ROBERT SHOGAN, Times Political Writer
Former Oklahoma Rep. James R. Jones, the last remaining rival to front-runner Ron Brown in the contest for chairman of the Democratic National Committee, dropped out of the race Monday, assuring that Brown will become the first black to head either of the national political parties.
NEWS
June 3, 1993 | NORMAN KEMPSTER and JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
President Clinton sought to shore up support for the North American Free Trade Agreement Wednesday by naming a politically savvy backer of the pact, former Rep. James R. Jones, as U.S. ambassador to Mexico. In a statement, Clinton said that Jones "is seasoned by years of economic leadership in both the private and public sectors." Jones, 54, represented an Oklahoma district in the House from 1973 through 1987 and has been chairman of the American Stock Exchange since 1989.
NEWS
November 5, 1986
Republican Sen. Don Nickles was projected as the winner in his bid for reelection over veteran Democratic Rep. James R. Jones, the former House Budget Committee chairman. The race between Nickles, 36, and Jones, 47, was the most expensive in state history, topping $5 million. Nickles, seeking a second term, received two campaign visits by President Reagan. Jones, a seven-term congressman, was a major player in congressional budget battles in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
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January 24, 1989 | From Associated Press
Former Rep. Michael D. Barnes of Maryland is dropping out of the race for chairmanship of the Democratic Party, political sources said Monday. Barnes reportedly planned to endorse the candidacy of Ron Brown, a Washington attorney who was convention manager for the Rev. Jesse Jackson in his quest for the presidential nomination. Barnes' departure would leave four contenders for the post, now held by Paul G. Kirk Jr., who did not seek a second four-year term. The other candidates are former Reps.
NEWS
August 27, 1986
Former Gov. Henry L. Bellmon won the Republican gubernatorial nomination in Oklahoma's primary, and Rep. James R. Jones captured the Democratic nomination to oppose first-term Sen. Don Nickles. In the Democratic primary for governor, businessman David Walters held the lead but appeared headed for a Sept. 16 runoff with Atty. Gen. Mike Turpen. In Alaska, Gov. Bill Sheffield faced a stiff Democratic primary challenge, and former Gov. Walter J.
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January 31, 1989 | ROBERT SHOGAN, Times Political Writer
Former Oklahoma Rep. James R. Jones, the last remaining rival to front-runner Ron Brown in the contest for chairman of the Democratic National Committee, dropped out of the race Monday, assuring that Brown will become the first black to head either of the national political parties.
NEWS
May 27, 1986 | Associated Press
Rep. James R. Jones (D-Okla.) said Monday that he will give up the House seat he has held for 14 years to run against Republican Sen. Don Nickles.
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